Healthcare Delivery in a Resource Constrained Environment

6 - 8 April 2011
Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, BOKSBURG

Organised by: South African Federation of Hospital Engineering & Clinical Engineering Association South Africa

Presented by: Strategic Business Services (Pty) Ltd


We are delighted to announce SAFHE/CEASA 2011 will take place in Johannesburg at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, Boksburg close to the OR Tambo International Airport.

The biennial SAFHE/CEASA has established itself as the flagship event for all people involved in the provision of healthcare facilities and services in Southern Africa. It provides a balanced mix of speakers from both the private and public sectors stimulating challenging debates on the roles of the respective sectors.

Conference Theme And Topics

This year's theme, MORE for LESS - Healthcare Delivery in a Resource Constrained Environment challenges all sectors to seriously examine their costs infrastructure and exploit every opportunity to search for ways of reducing costs and improving performance and service delivery.

Program Structure

The programme will be structured along the lines of parallel tracks following an opening plenary addressing strategic issues;

  1. Design, Building and Maintenance
  2. Management, Systems and Operations
  3. Equipment


Suggested papers MUST relate to the theme 'MORE for LESS' and may address issues relating to but not limited to:

  • Strategy
  • Planning & Design
  • Building
  • Operating
  • Maintenance
  • Standards
  • Information Technology & Communications
  • Medical Equipment, Fixtures and Fittings
  • Skills Development
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Health & Safety
  • Waste Management
  • Public & Private Sector Collaboration
  • Cost Cutting
  • Buying Better
  • Performance Measurement

Who Should Attend?

Health Service and Facilities planners, administrators & managers

Medical equipment specialists & suppliers

Architects & quantity surveyors

Hospital engineers and maintenance personnel

Clinical engineering practitioners

Previous SAFHE Events

View details of the highly successful events held over the past years:

SAFHE 2009

Sustainable and Cost Effective Healthcare Services in South Africa

SAFHE 2007

African Solutions to Integrated Healthcare

IFHE 2006

Healthcare Engineering in Developing Countries

SAFHE 2005

BACK TO BASICS - Quality, Safety & Standards

SAFHE 2003

Healthcare Engineering in Southern Africa Today

SAFHE Eastern Cape 2003

The Role of Healthcare Engineering

SAFHE 2001

Healthcare: Can we meet the challenge?


The South African Federation of Hospital Engineering (SAFHE) is an autonomous, non-profit organization of persons involved in the design, construction, commissioning, management and maintenance of healthcare facilities and equipment. SAFHE is recognised by ECSA as a voluntary organisation and may allocate CPD points.


The Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa consists of clinical engineers, technicians, technologists and other practitioners involved in healthcare technology. CEASA’s aim is the promotion and development of all aspects of clinical engineering and healthcare technology.