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.
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.
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