Collection 116 - Committee for Health in Southern Africa

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Committee for Health in Southern Africa


  • 1984-01-01 - 1995-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The Butler Library at Columbia University holds the archive of the organisation covering the period 1981-1998, with the bulk being from 1985 to 1991.

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CHISA was a specialist organisation, founded in 1984 and operating till 1995. This specialist organisation worked on health and related human rights issues in South Africa as well as the role of health professionals and organisations. It maintained contacts with NAMDA (National Medical and Dental Association), a progressive health organisation in South Africa). CHISA was also active in other countries in North America.

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