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Proceedings of a Workshop on the Implementation of Core Competencies for Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
According to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), one in six South Africans suffers from disorders such as anxiety, depression or substance use; this excludes disorders such as bipolar or schizophrenia. ...
Reconceptualising Health Professions Education in South Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2018)
This consensus study was initiated by ASSAf as a response to the ongoing challenge of shortages of healthcare professionals. The study was conceptualised following an ASSAf workshop on the Lancet report titled Health ...
Science in Action: Saving the Lives of Africa’s Mothers, Newborns, and Children
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
Science in action: Saving the lives of Africa’s mothers, newborns, and children presents an overview of the current status of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in sub-Saharan Africa and reports a new analysis of ...
Workshop on Measuring Deprivation in Order to Promote Human Development
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
Poverty reduction is a critical factor outlined in both the Millennium Developmental Goals 2015 (MDGs) and the National Developmental Plan (NDP) – Vision 2030. In order for South Africa to make progress in this regard, ...
Mental health and the role of traditional healers
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2022)
The provision of treatment, care and rehabilitation services for people with Mental, Neurological and Substance use (MNS) disorders is a multisectoral responsibility and affects various communities in South Africa and other ...