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What We Do

We are a proudly South African, public-benefit organisation with over 19 years' experience in leading the response, treatment and research efforts to eradicate TB and HIV. We have been working quietly alongside government, the mining industry, among NGO's and in communities to better understand the epidemics to provide real solutions.

The Public Health Division is under the leadership of Mr Roger Phili, Managing Director: Public Health Division.

About Public Health

The Public Health Division (PHD) will be implementing the new medical male circumcision (MMC) project that was recently awarded to the Aurum institute by the National Department of Health/National Treasury.

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Mr Roger Phili - Managing Director: Public Health Division

Dr Phili is an accomplished health manager and researcher with vast experience in health programmes implementation. A medical scientist by background, Dr Phili has overseen the conception implementation of several HIV and AIDS programmes including the Antiretroviral treatment programme and the medical male circumcision programmes amongst others.

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The Project

The project will be implemented in collaboration with Aurum’s consortium partner (CHAPS). The project aims to provide MMC services in 13 of the 24 Non-PEPFAR supported districts in South Africa over a total period of 3 years.

The total project cost is an estimated R101million.

The implementation will occur in 5 provinces comprising the following health districts:

  • Freestate - Fezile Dabi
  • Freestate - Motheo / Mangaung
  • Freestate - Xhariep
  • Limpopo - Sekhukhune
  • Limpopo - Vhembe
  • Limpopo - Waterberg
  • North West - Dr R.S Mompati
  • Northern Cape - Frances Baard
  • Northern Cape - JT Gaetsewe
  • Northern Cape - Namakwa
  • Northern Cape - Pixley Ka Seme
  • Northern Cape - ZF Mgcawu
  • Western Cape - West Coast

Quick Facts

  • Aurum was formed in 1998
  • Internationally recognised
  • Active in all 9 SA provinces
  • 1300+ Employees