BHF Industry NHI Symposium | 2018-01-19

You are cordially invited to the BHF Industry NHI Symposium - themed “Our Action Plan”, to be held on the 22nd of February 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg from 11h00-15h40.

As the industry stands upon the precipice of change, it is time to be involved in the consultation process and proactively participate meaningfully going forward, as such, BHF is hosting the Symposium on NHI to galvanize the healthcare sector towards the common goal of achieving Universal Health Coverage. Click here to view the programme.

Event Details:


Click here to RSVP, Kindly respond by 21 February 2018.  


BHF members  - (Complimentary)

BHF Non-members – R500 Including VAT


19th Annual BHF Southern African Conference | 2017-12-01

Conference registration will open mid-March 2018.

The 19th Annual BHF Southern African Conference will be held at Sun City from the 17th-20th June 2018.

 As usual BHF has negotiated special early bird rates for all its delegates. These are available on a first come, first serve basis, offer ends on Thursday, 17 May 2018.

Please click here to access the BHF conference accommodation reservation page.



Real time monitoring (RTM) submissions for 2018

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has issued a circular concerning further information regarding the Real Time Monitoring submissions for 2018.

Request for HIV, TB and STI data for the South African National AIDS Council

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) is collaborating with the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) to collect Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Tuberculosis (TB) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) data in the population covered by medical schemes for the 1 January to 31 December 2017 reporting periods.

Life Esidimeni: Untold consequences of trauma

Families of the 140-plus psychiatric patients who died after being moved from Life Esidimeni facilities to irregularly registered non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have suffered so much that some themselves are now dying.
Media reports blaming relatives for the Life Esidimeni deaths have upset families, who continue to suffer mentally and physically from the trauma. Since the controversial move followed by dozens of deaths with many patients still missing, two families have suffered another tragic loss.