Health Focus

South Africa

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Health promotion and social development

About Us

Health Focus South Africa is the independent Southern African branch of Health Focus Germany. The office was opened in June 2016 in Johannesburg.

Health Focus South Africa provides occupational health and safety, social protection and rehabilitation consulting services, with emphasis on the mining sector. The company also provides sexual and reproductive health consultancy services (including family planning, HIV and STIs).

Health Focus South Africa´s mission is to contribute to the improvement of health systems and the health of the population in the Eastern and Southern African sub-region. Health Focus South Africa delivers; high-quality health and social sector projects, research and evaluation studies, workshops and training programmes, to; governments, bilateral and multilateral development agencies and the private sector and civil society organisations.

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“We use our competence and experience in international co-operation to develop and strengthen sustainable integrated health systems and to promote local and regional expertise.“
Dr. Alois Dörlemann • MANAGING DIRECTOR HEALTH FOCUS GMBH

Services

Health Focus South Africa’s services encompasses long and short-term assignments in three domains.

Academy

Academy

Health Focus South Africa delivers high-level training courses covering a range of management and public health subjects.

Organisational Development

Organisational Development

Health Focus South Africa provides end to end project management services including; project design and planning processes, management of short and long term projects, technical and organisational development support. 

Research & Studies

Research & Studies

Health Focus South Africa undertakes needs assessments and capacity planning, feasibility studies, KAP studies and impact & evaluation studies.

Current Projects

Completed projects

Improvement of Health and Safety in Construction and other High-Risk Sectors in Ethiopia
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Improvement of Health and Safety in Construction and other High-Risk Sectors in Ethiopia

Client: The World Bank

Project Implementation: March 2019 - September 2019

Out Of Pocket Expenditure Study: Lesotho
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Out Of Pocket Expenditure Study: Lesotho

Client: The Kingdom of Lesotho: Ministry of Health

Project implementation: July 2018 – September 2019

Building a Cross Sectoral Social Protection Database for Southern African and Foreign Ex-mineworkers
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Building a Cross Sectoral Social Protection Database for Southern African and Foreign Ex-mineworkers

SOUTHERN AFRICA TRUST

Client: UKAID and the Southern Africa Trust
Project implementation: November 2017 – March 2020

TB in the Mining Sector in Southern Africa (TIMS ) Phase 2
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TB in the Mining Sector in Southern Africa (TIMS ) Phase 2

Client: Enhancing Care Foundation

Project Implementation: April 2019 - December 2020

Mid-term Review of the South African National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) HIV Plan 2017 – 2022
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Mid-term Review of the South African National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) HIV Plan 2017 – 2022

Client: South African National AIDS Council (SANAC)

Project Implementation: April 2020 - July 2020

Regional study on the Implementation of Harmonized TB Management Guidelines and Cross-border Referrals in the Mining Sector in SADC Region
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Regional study on the Implementation of Harmonized TB Management Guidelines and Cross-border Referrals in the Mining Sector in SADC Region

Client: Southern Africa TB and Health Systems Support (SATBHSS) Project

Project implementation: August 2018 - September 2019

Landscape Analysis of MSM Programs and Studies in South Africa
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Landscape Analysis of MSM Programs and Studies in South Africa

Client: PSI

Project Implementation: February 2021 – March 2021

Meet our team

Dr. Gerlinde Reiprich

Dr. Gerlinde Reiprich
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Director


Dr Gerlinde Reiprich is a medical doctor with over 25 years experience specialising in health system support planning in resource limited countries and extensive experience in HIV and AIDS programming, sexual and reproductive health and human resources development in the health sector.

Alexander Kamadu

Alexander Kamadu
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Director


Alexander Kamadu is an Occupational Therapist, who has specialised in the field of rehabilitation and has over 20 years of Project Management experience in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Key skills include policy development, project management, research, financial and governance oversight.

`Nathi Sohaba

`Nathi Sohaba
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Public Health Specialist


Nathi has more than 19 years professional work experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating public health intervention in both public and private sector, including mining, targeting different population group on issues related to HIV and AIDS, TB, STI and Reproductive Health, and other NCDs, such as Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension in South Africa and the region.

Rob Gray

Rob Gray
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Project Manager/Researcher


Rob Gray is an Occupational Therapist with over 20 years’ experience working in healthcare across acute and community settings. His key skills focus on project management, rehabilitation, healthcare management and research.

Grace Zvidzai

Grace Zvidzai
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Project Support Officer


Grace has more than 5 years experience in providing monitoring and evaluation support across different funded projects. She has experience in data collection, verification, consolidation and capturing.

Clients

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