EXECUTIVE SUMMMARY

 

ABOUT THE EVENT

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) in association with Bonitas House Call will be hosting the 2014 version of or hugely successful annual medical conference.

SAMA is the largest medical association in South Africa, representing more than 17 000 medical practitioners in this country, both generalists and specialists in private practice and the public sector.

The SAMA/Bonitas House Call Conference has become the medical practitioner’s choice of conference and continuously successful because of the quality of the speakers as well as the depth and breadth of topics covered. It not only attracts doctors but also representatives from other important healthcare stakeholders such as the South African government, regulators, funders, administrators and managed healthcare entities.

The theme will be “Changing the Future of Healthcare” and will focus on:

  1. Clinical Updates for Practical Guidelines
  2. NHI with focus
    1. Roles of public and private sectors now and in the future
    2. Funding and Funders
    3. Human Resources for Health
  3. Regulation and Regulatory Bodies
    1. HPCSA – current role and role in the future
    2. How will health be regulated going forward