Health Focus

South Africa

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.

Health Focus Staff
“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.

Completed projects

Current Projects

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

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 – August 2019


Consultancy Service to undertake a Baseline Study on Mine Health Regulation and Occupational Health and Safety Service in Southern Africa

Consultancy Service to undertake a Baseline Study on Mine Health Regulation and Occupational Health and Safety Service in Southern Africa

Client:  New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)

Project implementation:  June 2018 - June 2019 

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

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 - January 2019

Out Of Pocket Expenditure Study: Lesotho

Out Of Pocket Expenditure Study: Lesotho

Client: The Kingdom of Lesotho: Ministry of Health

Project implementation:  July 2018 – March 2019

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

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

Client: The World Bank

Project Implementation: 26 March 2019 - 30 June 2019

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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Deputy Director SA


Alexander Kamadu is an Occupational Therapist, who has specialised in the field of rehabilitation with over 16 years of experience in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Key skills include policy development, project managment, financial and governance oversight.

Kerrin Odendaal

Kerrin Odendaal
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Research Associate


Kerrin Odendaal is a health economist with eight years experience,working with international funded programmes. Skilled at project management; costing & budgeting; literature reviews & reports; programme evaluations; research; workshops organization; and business development.

Clients

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