HCF GAUTENG ANNUAL PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE
Involving Christian Healthcare Workers, Hospital Chaplains, Hospital Administrators, Students of Healthcare Institutions, Hospital Evangelists, etc.
PURE JOY, PRETORIA, 13 – 15 NOVEMBER 2009
Who are the Organizers?
This conference is organized and hosted by the Provincial Action Team of HCF along with the local branches of HCF in Gauteng Province.
What is the Target Group?
Leaders and Potential Leaders in Healthcare and Christian/Medical groups, Churches and Faith-based organizations within Gauteng Province and beyond who will focus on defining the needs within the health sector from a spiritual or Biblical perspective and then under God’s guidance, formulate interventions to address the issues.
What are the Objectives?
To raise a united Christian voice in the health services of our country in order to make a constructive contribution to the quality of health services for our nation
To strengthen Christians and give guidance in health matters, such as ethical issues and sound policy development in health
To encourage more church involvement in ministering to the sick
To create leadership and mentorship for students in healthcare
To focus on the need for Compassionate Spiritual Care of Patients and Staff in healthcare institutions.
Who are the Speakers?
The main plenary speaker will be Dr Eva Seobi, Founder member of Woman Alive International and a member of Doctors for Lifel. Her addresses will be of a strategic nature, especially geared to leaders, heads of household and family members.
The Plenary Sessions and Commissions will allow for speakers with particular expertise to address subjects flowing from the identified needs in the healthcare environment. There will be time for delegates to deliberate and discuss the provided strategies and interventions.
What Topics will be included in the Commissions?
Strengthening links between the church and the health field
Strategies for mentoring and guiding Christian students in health professions and reaching non Christian students
Identifying and addressing isues relating to roles and responsibilities of members of Christian families and households
Improving quality of care
Supporting and strengthening health workers
Where is the Venue?
The Conference will be held at Pure Joy Guest Lodge. Peace, tranquility, and natural harmony are the keynotes of this game lodge. The grounds are spacious with well kept lawns and rose bushes. The roads are paved - and accommodation, conference hall and restaurant are in close proximity to each other, so no transport will be needed within the grounds.
What is the Total Cost for the Conference?
The total cost which includes attendance at the meetings, comfortable accommodation, breakfasts, lunches, dinners and teas for the period from Dinner on 13th November to Breakfast on 15th November 2009 is:
This is payable by 16 October 2009, which is the closing date for registration.
What are the Details for Payment?
Name of Bank account: Healthcare Christian Fellowship Gauteng
Account Number: 9121067695
Name of Bank: ABSA Bank
Branch Code: 632005
Type of Account: Savings
Please fax name and address and proof of payment to: Conference Secretary HCF at 011 6437482
To download a registration form, see th attached file below.
DIRECTIONS TO PURE JOY
To download a map to Pure Joy, see the attached file below.