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Investigation into the administration of primary health care services in South Africa with specific reference to the Emfuleni Local Authority

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dc.contributor.advisor Adlem, W. L. J. en
dc.contributor.advisor Smith, F.H. (Dr.) en
dc.contributor.author Mello, David Mbati en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:54:27Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:54:27Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-25T10:54:27Z
dc.date.submitted 2002-11-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/1566
dc.description.abstract Primary health care represents a change from curative approach to preventive approach to rendering health care services. The study analyses the problems encountered in the administration of primary health care in South Africa with specific reference to the Emfuleni Local Authority. The study describes the role of international institutions in the administration of primary health care in South Africa. Furthermore, the historical development, the role of the National Department of Health in the administration of primary health care services is outlined. The study also investigates the role of the Gauteng Provincial Department of Health regarding the implementation of district health system, health promotion, the involvement of the private sector and NGO's in primary health care. Problems encountered by the Emfuleni Local Authority such as lack finance, personnel shartages, security, urbanisation, non-involvement of traditional healers and citizen apathy are investigated. Lastly, governmental relations for primary health care are described. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xi, 153 leaves) en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Primary health care en
dc.subject Emfuleni Local Authority en
dc.subject District health system en
dc.subject Gauteng Province en
dc.subject Health promotion en
dc.subject Citizen participation en
dc.subject.ddc 353.62140968223
dc.subject.lcsh Gauteng (South Africa) -- Emfuleni Local Authority -- Dept. of Health and Welfare -- Management en
dc.subject.lcsh Primary health services -- South Africa -- Gauteng -- Administration en
dc.subject.lcsh Community health services -- South Africa -- Gauteng -- Administration en
dc.title Investigation into the administration of primary health care services in South Africa with specific reference to the Emfuleni Local Authority en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Public Administration en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Public Administration) en


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