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    Blouberg Municipality AIDS Council members with their Technical Committee
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    Blougerg municipality receives a certificate from the District Executive Mayor for the best performing local AIDS councils
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    Stage play about the importance of religiously taking ARVs
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    Molemole local municipality AIDS council
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    MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba delivering the keynote address during the official launch of the Capricorn district and local AIDS councils


10 August 2017

IMPROVING HEALTH GOVERNANCE: THE MEC FOR HEALTH DR PHOPHI RAMATHUBA OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED CAPRICORN DISTRICT AND LOCAL AIDS COUNCILS.

The World Health Organisations defines governance in the health sector as a wide range of steering and rule-making related functions carried out by governments/decisions makers as they seek to achieve national health policy objectives that are conducive to universal health coverage.

Leadership and governance therefore involves ensuring that a strategic policy framework exists and is combined with effective oversight, coalition building, regulation, attention to system-design and accountability. It requires overseeing and guiding the health system as a whole, not just the public system, in order to protect the public interest - broader than simply improving health status.

There are subsequently ten compone...

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