Occupational health and safety and the National Public Health Institute of South Africa : deliberations from a national consultative meeting

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Peer-Reviewed Research
  • SDG 16
  • SDG 3
  • Abstract:

    On 11 November 2015, the National Department of Health (NDoH) published the National Public Health Institute of South Africa (NAPHISA) Draft Bill 2015 for public comment. The aim of the Draft Bill is: '[t]o provide for the establishment of the National Public Health Institute of South Africa in order to conduct disease and injury surveillance and to provide specialised public health services, public health interventions, training and research directed towards the major health challenges affecting the population of the Republic.'