Web Directory of Health Organisations in the Western Cape | Western Cape Government

Web Directory of Health Organisations in the Western Cape

(Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government)
Summary
This listing of health organisations forms part of the Western Cape Public Sector Directory.
ORGANISATION WEBSITE PURPOSE

Groote Schuur Hospital

http://westerncape.gov.za/gsh

To provide patient care, teaching and research

Tygerberg Hospital

www.westerncape.gov.za/eng/your_gov/5987

To provide patient care, teaching and research

Aids Foundation of South Africa

www.aids.org.za

To mobilise and manage resources for HIV/AIDS work in the country

AidsLink - under construction

www.aidslink.org.za

Air mercy service

www.ams.org.za

Strive to contribute to the upliftment of the quality of life of all communities, without desire for financial gain, by facilitating access to health care services throughout South and, where feasible, Southern Africa

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.alcoholicsanonymous.cape.org.za

To help alcoholics stop drinking.

Cancer Association of SA

www.cansa.org.za

To combat the disease in all of it's forms by supporting research, providing information on the disease on how best to fight it

Cape Heart - Community & Education Theatre Company

www.capeheart.org.za

Highlighting the importance of relaying correct and succinct messages regarding socio-economic topics;

Centre for Aids Development, Research & Evaluation

www.cadre.org.za/

Cadre is committed to fast-tracking the appropriate and effective response to HIV/AIDS in South Africa through developing coherent strategic models for intervention

Child Health Unit

www.uct.ac.za/depts/chu/

To contribute to promoting equity in child health and child rights in South Africa

Health-E project

www.health-e.org.za

A news agency dedicated to producing news and analysis for the print and electronic media regarding health policy and practice in South Africa. Our particular focus is to report on health issues affecting the poor and disadvantaged, and the implications o

Heart and Stroke Foundation

www.heartfoundation.co.za

Community-based organisation established to reduce the incidence of heart disease and stroke in the population of South Africa by providing education and supporting research

Institute for Healing of Memories

www.healingofmemories.co.za

Seeks to contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations. We offer Healing of Memories activities, such as workshops, seminars, talks and sermons

Karl Bremer Hospital

kbh.wcape.gov.za

Medical care

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of South Africa

www.mdsa.org.za

Supports people affected by Muscular Dystrophy and Neuromuscular disorders

Narcotics Anonymous South Africa

www.na.org.za

Primary service provided by Narcotics Anonymous is the NA group meeting

National Progressive Primary Health Care Network (NPPHCN)

www.hst.org.za/pphc/

Promote Primary Health Care

Organ Donor Foundation

www.organdonor.org.za

To find organ donors to help save lives.

Paraffin Safety Association of SA (PASASA)

www.pasasa.org

To create and implement a programme to prevent paraffins and deaths

PheloPhepa Health Train

www.mhc.org.za

To deliver an affordable, accessible, mobile health care service

Quadriplegic Association of South Africa

quad.stormnet.co.za

Assist quadriplegics by providing a range of highly specialised support services that are designed to promote and encourage their rehabilitation, community integration and independence

Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

www.rapecrisis.org.za

Seek to confront and challenge rape in communities on the level of the individual as well as on the level of social structures and beliefs; our approach is integrated and empowering

Retina SA

www.rpsa.org.za

RP Foundation offers supports education and counselling to affected people and their families, also offer self employment skills to unemployed sufferers to encourage financial independence and self esteem.

SA Health Info - the SA health knowledge network (falls under the MRC)

www.sahealthinfo.org

One-stop shop for reviewed, including evidence-based health information, focusing on southern Africa

South African Diabetics Association

www.home.intekom.com/buildlink/ips/sada/

Welfare organization which provides support and information to people with diabetes and to the public

South African Federal Council on Disability

www.ability.org.za

To help you understand more about these issues, and how they affect you as an employer, organisation of and for people with disabilities, or as a person with a disability

South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport

www.drugfreesport.org.za

Promote the participation in sport free from the use of prohibited substances or methods intended to artificially enhance performance, thereby rendering impermissible doping practices which are contrary to the principles of fair play and medical ethics, i

South African National Epilepsy League

www.epilepsy.org.za

Dedicated to working with people with epilepsy and their families, to enable them to lead meaningful and enriching lives

South African National Tuberculosis Association (SANTA)

www.santa.org.za

Non-profit, volunteer community-based organisation involved in anti-TB initiatives

St John's Ambulance

www.stjohn.org.za

Focus on primary health care, especially amongst the poorest of the poor

Student HIV and AIDS Resistance Programme

www.aidsstop.org.za

Dedicated to the prevention of and awareness around issues of HIV and AIDS

The Mental Health Information Centre

www.mentalhealthsa.co.za

Promoting public awareness, encouraging early diagnosis & treatment and addressing the stigma associated with mental illness

The Southern African Association For Learning And Educational Difficulties

www.saaled.org.za

Non-profit Southern African organization of parents and professionals from a variety of disciplines, who are concerned with effective learning.

Treatment Action Campaign

www.tac.org.za

Fighting for affordable treatment for people with HIV

The content on this page was last updated on 15 March 2014