The Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) is an Association incorporated under Section 21 of the Companies Act (Reg. No. 1986/001887/08). The hospice Association was founded in 1987 and is a membership organisation for South African hospices.
As the national charity for hospice care, HPCA champion and support the work of more than 108-member organisations, which provide hospice care to around 120 000 people across South Africa each year.
HPCA has 7 regional association members from each province (W Cape, E Cape, KwaZulu Natal, Free State, N cape, NW Province) with the Association of Northern Hospices representing hospices in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.
During the last decade HPCA has established national and provincial Palliative Care development structures aimed specifically and purposefully at support and capacity building of member hospices and more recently of partner organisations in terms of the provision of quality palliative care.
To render a professional service to all our members through democratically elected structures which are mandated by members in the interests of protecting them against any unfair practices.
To encourage professionalism of all our members towards each other and ensure that the community is treated with respect and dignity.
To promote a democratic labour environment and society, free from any unfair discrimination against gender, religion, race, culture or political beliefs; or any other form of unfair discrimination against any individual or group of people.
To unite and organise in all sectors in which our beliefs, values and aspirations are shared.
Description Website Federation of Associations of Medical Scientists Contact details Physical address Postal Address City Bloemfontein Province Free State Telephone (051) 4053061 EMAIL Not available Other information Remarks If you have additional details for this organisation, please let …Continue reading →
Recent years have proven that consulting disciplines and smaller sub-specialties within the consulting groups have had poor representation at the previous SPPC or have not been represented at all. This is specifically relevant to dealing with coding matters and dispute resolution with medical schemes. It is envisaged that within a consolidated FCPSA, the FCPSA representatives will have a proper mandate to represent the interests of its members, including all sub-specialties.
Epilepsy SA was established in 1967 as the South African National Epilepsy League (SANEL). It is the only national organisation in South Africa offering specialised and comprehensive services to persons with and affected by epilepsy. Our aim is to enhance and improve the quality of life of our target group.
The organisation comprises a coordinating National Office based in Cape Town and six regional Branches: Western Cape (Cape Town and Wellington), South Cape/Karoo (Knysna), Eastern Cape (East London), Gauteng (Springs and Johanesburg), Free State & North West (Parys) and Mpumalanga & Limpopo (Dullstroom and Elandsdoorn) public more than anything else.
Description Website Dystonia Association of SA Contact details Physical address 126 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg, 2194 Postal Address P.O. Box3160 Pinegowrie City Johannesburg Province Gauteng Telephone (011) 7878792 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org Other information Remarks On the 22nd November 2017, …Continue reading →
Doctors For Life International is a non-governmental and registered Non-Profit making Organisation (NPO) established in 1991. We now have a growing number over 1500 members.
The members are medical doctors, specialists, dentists, veterinary surgeons, and professors of medicine from various medical faculties across South Africa and abroad, in private practice and in government institutions.
2.1. To promote the science and practice of Dermatology.
2.2. To define and establish relationships amongst dermatologists and between them and the hospitals, public and private institutions, government authorities, medical schemes, the medical profession generally, and the public.
2.3. To promote the professional and legitimate interests of dermatologists.
2.4. To promote all matters related to realization of the foregoing objects or any one of them.
Chiropractic is a health profession specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the affects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health.
Chiropractic practitioners essentially rely upon non-invasive treatment methods and will refer patients to medical practitioners should medication or surgery be indicated. This approach is further reinforced by chiropractors in their promotion of healthy lifestyles such as the avoidance of smoking and excess stress, proper diet and exercise.
Chiropractic education and training is extensive and in South Africa a Masters Degree in Chiropractic is awarded after a six year program.
The Cape Kidney Association is a Grassroots Non-Profit Organisation that raises funds for indigent Kidney patients. The Non-Profit Association was founded in 1978 by a group of Nephrology Doctors and Nurses who saw a need to assist indigent Kidney patients.
We the Cape Kidney Association support Kidney dialysis patients with monthly food parcels, travel allowance to get to the hospitals for their dialysis and bursaries to further their studies or start-up costs for small businesses.
This is the only organisation in the Western Cape that is Kidney patient care based.