Vision and Mission



Vision

The Vision of the Centre for Rural Health is to be a leader in improving the health of rural communities.



Mission

The Mission of the Centre for Rural Health is to improve rural health through research, capacity building and advocacy.



Objectives

 The objectives  of the Centre are as follows:

  • To initiate and implement formal education programmes for health and allied professionals to meet the needs of rural and other underserved areas

  • To build capacity of rural health workers and managers through training; support; networking; and other informal interventions

  • To foster and facilitate research into health issues of access, equity, accountability and quality, as they affect disadvantaged communities in South Africa.

  • To advocate appropriately for equity in the distribution of resources for health care in the country, through policy development and implementation.

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