XIII IAHP 2004 Conference, Durban, South Africa

6, 7 and 8 th June 2004
Conference theme
Challenging health inequalities - forging progressive partnerships for public health


elected executive bodies

  • Prof. HU. Deppe: Neoliberalism, health care and the European integration
  • Prof. R. Labonte: Globalisation�s ills � from diagnosis to prescription
  • Prof. D. Bradshaw: Inequalities in health in South Africa
  • SM Dove: Forging progressive partnerships for public health
  • K Wimble: The role of civil society in addressing health inequalities
  • R Stern: Khayelitsha Task Team
  • E Scheepers: Addressing health equity through community empowerment
  • D Sanders: People�s Health Movement: Process and challenges in establishing a broad based health movement
  • A De Negri Filho: Social participation and power in the National Health System of Brazil
  • M Bayle: Will the right to the protection of health be a real one in the future European Union?
  • JR Lister: "World Bank model": 2nd class health care in the 3rd world?
  • A Benos: The role of local partnerships in the development of community-based public and primary health care health services in the "MIKRA" project: A case study
  • Y Nair: Community health systems - the need for social capital: A case study of home-based care in a deep rural community in KZN
  • M Bayle: Evolution of "Foundation Hospitals" in Spain
  • A De Negri Filho: Beyond assurances: The SUS � Brazilian National Health System financing process
  • V Scott: Development integrated HIV/TB/STI evaluation tool as a first step towards a new mindset: Programme integration
  • R Stewart: Scaling up antiretroviral treatment in South Africa: Have we learned our lessons from previous initiatives?
  • JV Zulu: Investigating the impact of HIV/AIDS on nurses in primary health care settings in Cape Town
  • AM Boulle: Evolving experience in Khayelitsha, three years since the introduction of antiretroviral treatment
  • HB Rollin: Prospective collaborative pilot study design: Levels of Persistent Toxic Substances (PTS) in blood from delivering women from selected areas of South Africa
  • N Dwane: The prevalence of silicosis and tuberculosis among workers with 10 or more years of silica dust exposure in standard foundry
  • R Naidoo: Respirable coal dust exposure and respiratory symptoms in South African coal miners: Evidence of a "healthy" worker effect
  • Z Holtman: Pesticides, depression and suicide: Investigating the impressions of five suicide survivors and their family
  • TW Qondela: Pilot training on Globally Harmonised Systems for chemical hazard communication
  • HA Rother : Communicating health risks to farm workers: The effectiveness of the pesticide label as a risk communication tool
  • H Hurkchand: Comparison of HIV seroprevalence between males and females at clinic and community level in Mpumulanga, South Africa
  • S Rushworth: Using geographic information systems to identify inequalities in the access to public health services in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • P Groenewald: Cause of death and premature mortality, Cape Town 2001
  • N Nannan: Estimating the mortality profile by province
  • P Morton: Global Health Watch � an alternative World Health report
  • G Reagon: Development of a routine annual survey of waiting times, service times and efficiency levels in clinics in Cape Town
  • V Shaw: The DHIS and DHAT of the DHIS
  • Jannie Hugo: Doctors' attitudes towards clinic visits
  • J Igumbor: Qualitative and quantitative measurement of patient satisfaction survey at tertiary hospitals
  • L September: Why are some hospitals better than others? Experiences from the Eastern Cape
  • SJ Reid: Reasons for cross-border patient flow: An exploratory study of the reasons that patients cross the border from Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal for health care
  • SB Dlamini: An epidemiological profile of Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) high school students' risk behaviours
  • N Nyawo: Exploring the relationship between substance use and sexual behaviour amongst schoolgoing youth of Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), South Africa
  • M Taylor: Gender differences in self-reported risk behaviours amongst KwaZulu-Natal high school learners
  • S James: The impact of a HIV and AIDS lifeskills programme on secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: The need for full implementation
  • A Ho-Foster: Engaging out-of-school youth in evidence-based risk education on sexual violence and HIV/AIDS
  • R Jina: An evaluation of maternity services in a region of Gauteng Province
  • JM Sengwana: Diarrhoeal management in primary health care facilities: The caregivers' perspective
  • Dr. T. Puoane: Changing the health services to respond to emerging chronic diseases
  • Dr. A. De Negri Filho: The decentralization process in the building of the National Health System in Brazil
  • Dr. L. Dare: Strengthening health systems in Africa for public health
  • LF Adonis: The impact of gas reticulation on poverty alleviation in low socio-economic areas of South Africa
  • C De Swardt: Livelihoods, poverty and food security amongst Cape Town's African poor
  • V Mannheim: Stockholm Manifesto
  • J O' Shanahan: "The ECCA system in distance education: an innovative technology as instrument of the health promotion and for the institutional change and the democratization of local health systems"
  • B Barnes: Behaviour change and environmental health in developing contexts: Gaps, controversies and challenges
  • A De Negri Filho: Health promotion and safety promotion: the need for conceptual convergence and intensive synergy in the field of transectorality of policies and actions
  • U Lehmann: Review of the utilisation and effectiveness of community-based health workers in Africa
  • AL Joffe: The hidden inequality within an inequitable system - distribution of doctors in South Africa 2002
  • SJ Reid: The impact of rural allowances on career plans of health professionals in South Africa
  • V Mathews: Workplace factors experienced by nurses that could impact on the implementation of equity-orientated staff reallocation within a district
  • A De Negri Filho: The Struggle against HIV/AIDS and the development of universal health systems: the Brazilian experience
  • DH Skinner: The role of NGO's in facilitating HIV interventions
  • VJ Adams: Public health implications when intestinal parasites and HIV/AIDS are co-endemic
  • DJ Jackson: Evaluation of counselling on infant feeding and the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in three national PMTCT pilot sites
  • DJ Jackson: Contamination and nutrient concentration of infant formula feeds from mothers in a PMTCT programme in an urban township
  • NW Ngomane: Improving the level of health information use: Umkhanyakude Health District experience
  • JJ Janse van Rensburg: Moving to an equitable distribution of resources: Experiences and lessons learned from a district health expenditure review
  • FM Akpan: Components of essential drugs management in primary health care facilities in South Africa: Is it equitable?
  • H Moomal: An age old disparity revisited: The South African urban-rural primary health care dichotomy
  • A De Negri Filho: The legal aspects of the Brazilian Health Reform - universal access and equity in the building of a National Health System
  • C Tetelboin: Latin America. Two decades of neoliberal experiments in health care
  • Y Pillay: The National Health Bill: Key Issues that Impact on the Public & Private Health Sectors
  • A Ho-Foster: Batho Pele and the Gauteng health services: Building on the community voice and nursing best practice
  • T Shongwe: Servicing the community: Soul City formative audience research on service and volunteering
  • LS Thomas: Levels of occupational stress in doctors working in a public sector hospital
  • KS Tint: Lessons learnt from the public-public partnership in implementing provincial policy on integrating reproductive health into primary health care: A case study of Limpopo Province
  • OA Ayo-Yusuf: Assessing Limpopo Province hospital superintendents' perceptions of extent of decentralised human resource management
  • R Maharaj: The impact of the reintroduction of DDT for malaria control in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • CL Martin: Measuring and monitoring malaria reductions in southern Mozambique
  • M Taylor: Improving the control of tuberculosis In Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • D Basu: Operational research into National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Gauteng Province
  • A Kharsany: Risk factors, tuberculosis treatment adherence and outcomes at a public health facility
  • S Chauhan Sawry: Incidence of TB in health care workers in South Africa: 2002-2003
  • P Pillay: An evaluation of the implementation of the national guideline on cervical cancer screening in clinics within the eThekwini Municipality
  • D Basu: Osteoporosis in post-menopausal black women in South Africa?
  • D Swart: The global youth tobacco survey - South Africa: 1999 vs 2002. Monitoring trends in tobacco use by adolescents
  • H Bradley: Raising community awareness of prevention of non-communicable diseases in Khayelitsha, Cape Town
  • LP Tsolekile: "You are thin and sick, I'm fat and healthy" A qualitive study about the perceptions of Black African schoolgirls of body size and body image

    International Association of Health Policy
    Public Health Association of South Africa
    Medical Research Council
    University of KwaZulu-Natal, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine