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The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

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Environmental Health Newsletter - 2018

The role played by Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) in schools is more on Food Safety and Control. The programme is one of the most critical key performance areas for Municipal Health Services mandated by the National Health Act No.63 of 2003 as amended; Foodstuffs Cosmetics Disinfectants Act No. 54 of and its Regulations, of which Alfred Nzo DM has been authorised by the Minister of Health to enforce; Scope of Practice of (No R698 of 2009);Norms and Standards for Environmental Health;National Environmental Health Policy and all other Environmental Health related legislations >>>  read more

Environmental Health Newsletter - 2017
The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as the regulating body of the profession makes it mandatory for EHPs to uphold, promote and maintain high standard of professional ethical conduct. In order to achieve this, it is imperative for EHPs to maintain good relationships and take the interests of the clients in the execution of their duties >>>read more

Environmental Health Newsletter - 2015 / 2016
Congratulatations to the former Chairperson of the Board Mr Jerry Chaka, for receiving the Eric Foskett Environmental Health Award at the 13th World Environmental Health Congress that was held in Las Vegas, United States of America from 4th to 12th July 2014.» read more 

Environmental Health Newsletter - 2013 / 2014 

The Board took a decision to postpone the introduction of the professional degree training by one year, to January 2015. This move aims to ensure that the institutions are audited for readiness to implement the four-year degree. Curricula developments by some of the institutions have been finalised and most of the curricula have been accredited by the HPCSA » read more 
Environmental Health Newsletter - December 2012
The Professional Board for Environmental Health Practitioners is proud to welcome the second edition of the profession’s newsletter to all registered Environmental Health Professionals in the country. This newsletter is also released for Environmental Health Assistants, our mid-level workers » read more