Collection 178 - Health and Refugee Trust of South Africa

Identity area

Reference code



Health and Refugee Trust of South Africa


  • 1988-01-01 - 1995-12-31 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

The Glasgow Caledonian University holds the entire archive of the organisation. It forms part of the George H. Johannes collection.

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The Health and Refugee Trust of South Africa was established in 1988. The prime objective of HEART was the provision of health and welfare to the tens of thousands of South African refugees during the apartheid regime. They sought to actively promote health education, immunisation, nutrition, and provision of essential drugs, water and sanitation and treatment of common diseases.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places