HSF Briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
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Hand Hygiene During The Covid-19 Epidemic
Apr 22, 2020
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Nhlanhla Mnisi

In an epidemic where so much remains unknown and where fear is widespread, it is important to enable all persons at risk to feel a sense of agency in relation to their own safety. Two elements are considered here: education about the importance of hand hygiene, and the provision of adequate quantities of usable water and sanitation to make thorough hand washing possible.

Mental Health II - National Health Insurance
Apr 21, 2020
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Chris Pieters

Part 2 will consider the content of the National Health Insurance Bill as well as possible implications that it may have on the state of mental health care.

Mental Health I - Legal and policy framework
Apr 21, 2020
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Chris Pieters

Part 1 explores the present legal instruments designed to ensure that all those who require it will have access to mental health care. The brief further considers the political will of creating suitable access for those most in need.