Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal

Sponsor: Centre for Rural Health-UKZN

Location(s): South Africa


The objectives  of the Centre are as follows:
  • To initiate and implement formal education programmes for health and allied professionals to meet the needs of rural and other underserved areas
  • To build capacity of rural health workers and managers through training; support; networking; and other informal interventions
  • To foster and facilitate research into health issues of access, equity, accountability and quality, as they affect disadvantaged communities in South Africa.
  • To advocate appropriately for equity in the distribution of resources for health care in the country, through policy development and implementation.