South Africa 2

Rural care and reference centre development

Partner institution
Igazi Foundation, Port Elizabeth

Represented by
Mr Richard Johnson

Duration
1.5 years, Q2 2012 – Q4 2013

Status
Completed

Achievements

  • Kick-off meeting and regular meetings with DoH
  • Opening of centre in Port Elizabeth with media presence
  • Creation of educational material in isiXhosa (3,000 copies)
  • 9 workshops for 322 HCPs
  • Outreach: Haemophilia nurses from Mthatha and Queenstown visited rural clinics; continuous exchange
  • NHLS laboratories in East London and Mthatha accredited
  • Patient camp for 37 patients from all over Eastern Cape
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South Africa: Empowering patients, educating healthcare professionals

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