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Our Vision

Improved health access and outcomes in South Africa and beyond

Our Mission

A renowned African organisation driving change for effective and equitable health systems

​Our Approach

A PHC and implementation science approach that is inspired by:
  • Continuous quality improvement and capacity development 
  • People-centred 
  • Collaborative 
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Evidence-based, locally driven 
  • Innovative​​

​Our core values

Our values as an organisation always motivate us to aim higher and strive to be and do better. They are easily remembered by the acronym ASPIIRE which captures the essence of who we are:
  • Accountability – We take responsibility for our actions, performance and business outcomes
    • We are answerable to our clients, stakeholders and each other
    • We abide by applicable legal standards and regulations that affect our business
    • We are goal-oriented, pro-active and constantly seek to improve ourselves
  • Synergy – We achieve more by working as a team
    • We work collaboratively within the organisation and with external stakeholders
    • We actively engage with colleagues and partners to strengthen our impact
    • We recognise that there is creativity and problem solving in diversity
  • People-centred – We focus on the needs of our people and provide support and services
    • We uphold and defend everyone’s right to health and wellbeing
    • We involve people and are receptive and responsive to their needs
    • We strive to make people feel safe, empowered and treated fairly
  • Integrity – We maintain our honesty at all times
    • We engage with everyone honestly and in good faith
    • We hold others and ourselves accountable for what we do and say
    • We uphold the highest ethical standards and abide by our code of conduct
  • Innovation – We are change agents, open to new ideas and possibilities
    • We are on a journey to continuously develop ourselves and others
    • We strive to harness technology to drive change in healthcare
    • We strive to find unique solutions and innovations to respond to the challenges faced by a changing world
  • Respect – We treat others with dignity
    • We show consideration for other’s interests, rights and well-being
    • We always consider and recognise the diverse opinions of others
    • We treat others in the way we would like to be treated
  • Excellence – We strive to be outstanding in all we do
    • We uphold the highest standards of professionalism
    • We are intentional in the execution of evidence-based interventions for our clients
    • We focus on growth and development to be the best in the field

​Our Board of Trustees

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​Latest Annual Report

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​our latest bbbee certificate

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​Our Executive Committee

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FUNDERS AND PARTNERS

  • Adcock Ingram
  • Aquity Innovations NPC
  • DG Murray Trust
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa
  • Johnson & Johnson Foundation
  • KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Public Health Enhancement Fund (PHEF)
  • South African National Department of Health
  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation
  • The ELMA Philanthropies
  • The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
  • University of Cape Town
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • ViiV Healthcare UK Ltd
  • Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute


PARTNERS AND GRANT COLLABORATORS

  • Anova Health Institute
  • ASG IT Support Services
  • BroadReach Healthcare
  • Delft Imaging Systems
  • Eastern Cape Department of Health
  • Equity Health Consulting
  • Free State Department of Health
  • Gauteng Department of Health
  • Genius Quality
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Grounded Media (Pty) Ltd
  • Health Economics and AIDS Research Division (HEARD)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Health Information Systems Programme (HISP)
  • Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
  • Imperial College London
  • Insight Actuaries & Consultants
  • Institute for Health Measurement Southern Africa
  • Integration of TB in Education and Care for HIV/AIDS (iTEACH)
  • Interactive Research and Development SA
  • Kavaraco (Pty) Ltd
  • KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health
  • Limpopo Department of Health
  • Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health Institute (MatCH)
  • Mpilonhle
  • Mpumalanga Department of Health
  • National Health Research Committee

























  • National Health Research Ethics Council
  • National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS)
  • National Institute Community Development and Management (NICDAM)
  • National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)
  • National Research Fund
  • Northern Cape Department of Health
  • North-West Department of Health
  • Optimizing Performance by Improving Quality (OPIQ)
  • Consortium, in partnership with the University of California, San Francisco
  • Population Services International (PSI)
  • Project Last Mile
  • QIAGEN
  • Right to Care
  • Sabin Vaccine Institute
  • Solugrowth (Solutions for Growth) (Pty) Ltd
  • TB/HIV Care
  • The Aurum Institute
  • The International Union Against TB and Lung Disease
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • Western Cape Department of Health