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Anti Substance National Plan Of Action- This Act

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In South Africa there are vast range of services offered to the public related to their health, primarily these services are offered by the South African government under the public sector and private sector. According to PHNP (Physicians for national health program), there are 4200 public facilities with 110,143 bed capacity which ranges higher compared to private hospitals (1). There are almost 88 medical schemes implemented by the government with approximately eight million beneficiaries. South African government has took an initiative for universal health for all the citizens and proposed many programs which include:
1. Anti-Substance National Plan of Action- This Act is mainly concerned with the implementation of the
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5. Fixed-dose combination antiretrovirals- This program is initiated to reduce the number of antiretroviral drug doses instead a counted proportionate amount of each antiviral drugs are compacted in a single pill. This enables the burden of taking less number of pills who is on antiviral drug therapy.
6. National Health Insurance (NHI)- National Health Insurance is the south African government’s commitment towards their public and its primary goal is universal health coverage as well as providing affordable health services to all the citizens.
7. Integrated School Health Programme (ISHP)- This policy’s main goal is intended towards the improvement of general health of school children, maintaining sustainable environmental conditions in the schools and promoting health education to children.
8. HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) Campaign- This encourages the rural communities to participate in the counselling sessions and awareness programs related to HIV, treatment protocol and required measures to be taken in treatment procedure.
9. Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health (ASELPH)- This program aims to strengthen health policies transformation, quality of health services in South Africa. It is a collaborative program with medical colleges in south Africa and emphasizes on human resource capacity in health system, providing cost effective treatment services and also promotes an
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