Participant observation: involvement in migration and health policy processes [SAHR 2017]

 

Towards migration-aware responses to health in South Africa:  an opportunity to address inequity in health?

[in press] South African Health Review 2017 – supplementary files

Jo Vearey1, Moeketsi Modisenyane2,3 and Jo Hunter-Adams4

1 African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), University of the Witwatersrand

2 National Department of Health, Directorate: International Health Development and Support

3 School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria

4 Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health & Family Medicine, University of Cape Town

Corresponding author: jovearey@gmail.com

 

Each author has over ten years experience researching and/or working on issues of migration and health from which we draw, including our participation in relevant policy processes at local, national, regional and international levels.

 

Overview of relevant migration and health policy processes involving authors

Location Policy process Author(s) involved
International Participation in Global Consultation on Migration and Health (2010) JV
Member of Scientific Committee for 2017 Global Consultation on Migration and Health JV
Regional (draft) SADC Framework on Population Mobility and Communicable Diseases (2009) MM
Regional Platform for Migration and Health  (2012 – 2013) JV
SADC HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework (2010–2015). Gaborone: SADC; 2009 MM
Strategic Plan for the Control of Tuberculosis in the SADC Region 2007-2015. Gaborone: SADC; 2007. MM
SADC Malaria Strategic Framework 2007-2015. Gaborone: SADC; 2007. MM
SADC Malaria Elimination Framework. Gaborone: SADC; 2010 MM
(draft) Health Financing Mechanism for migrants in the SADC Region 2015 MM, JV
National South African National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV, STIs and TB (2007, 2012, 2016) JV, MM
The White Paper on National Health Insurance (NHI) (Dec 2015) MM
Strategic Plan for Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Women’s Health (MNCWH) and Nutrition in South Africa (2009-2014) MM
Malaria Policy for South Africa (2007) and Malaria Elimination Framework MM
Development of Green Paper on International Migration (2016) MM
Participation in National Migration and Health Consultations (2010, 2013, 2016) MM, JV
Local Founding member of Johannesburg Migrant Health Forum (2008 – ongoing) JV
Founding member of Western Cape Migrant Health Network (2014 – ongoing) JH
Participation in Vhembe District Migrant Health Forum (2008 – ongoing) JV

 

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