For nearly 20 years, Right to Care has supported and delivered prevention, care and treatment services for HIV, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections and Hepatitis C, whilst also responding to global healthcare emergencies through its various programmes.
The organization’s vast experience in providing both direct service delivery and technical assistance, coupled with its multiple innovations for precision programming in South Africa, has created a model that is adapted and replicated in other parts of the world, especially sub-Saharan Africa.
Right to Care’s vision is to:
- provide patients with high quality, comprehensive, integrated treatment, care and support,
- improve patients’ quality of life, productivity and survival, and
- ensure that every individual has access to quality evidence-based healthcare.
Right to Care’s mission is to:
- build capacity in the public healthcare sector,
- deliver and facilitate access to innovative treatment, care and support services,
- address the public health emergencies of HIV, TB and associated conditions,
- support governments in managing other infectious disease,
- respond to public health needs with innovative, quality healthcare solutions based on
- the latest medical research and
- established best practices, and
- help prevent, treat and manage infectious and chronic diseases.
Right to Care’s core values of responsiveness, innovation and quality care are underpinned by every person’s right to:
- access quality healthcare services and treatment,
- achieve the highest standard of health regardless of:
- political belief
- economic or
- social condition,
- access healthcare services when and where they need them,
- privacy, and
- be treated with respect and dignity.