Project Progress

Progress on Project 1:

  • The NDoH has signed the relevant Memoranda of Agreement with the medical schools and funds were disbursed to the universities that met the PHEF requirements

Progress on Project 2:

  • HST has officially started its administrative duties as appointed by the National Department of Health
  • A Memorandum of Understanding between PHEF and HST was signed on 25 June 2014. A detailed project plan stipulating the work was also approved

Progress on Project 3:

  • The National Health Research Committee in partnership with the Medical Research Council (MRC) selected 24 students to do the research on HIV/AIDS and TB. Only 22 of the researchers are still on the programme and are funded through the PHEF
  • The ten million Rand has been transferred to the MRC for the PhD students who commenced their classes in March 2014