The Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) advocates for the constitutional right of rural and
remote communities to have equitable access to comprehensive, quality health care.
Central to the work of the RHAP is its vision “Rural Health – Key to a Healthy Nation” and
the unwavering belief that South Africa can only have a healthy nation if rural health is
central to health service planning and decision-making at both national and decentralised
levels. The RHAP aims to be a leading resource in the field of rural health advocacy which
facilitates the translation of rural health needs and health care solutions into policy and