HST Publications

All HST publications are listed below in chronological order. Each publication reference below leads to a one-page description, which has links to related publications (where available). Accessing publications on a specific topic is best done through the Search function at the top of the webpage, limiting the search to Publications by using the appropriate selection button. Click here for a printable complete list of HST publications from 1993-2012

SA SURE Stories of Change: Volume 1 Anthology
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
Health Systems Trust is pleased to share the knowledge gained through our activities in the field under the auspices of the ‘South Africa Sustainable Response to HIV, AIDS and TB (SA SURE) Project’, in the form of an anthology of SA SURE Stories of Change. This collection presents the first three editions that make up Volume 1 of this publication. The 12 case stories describe the promising approaches and techniques that were used by SA SURE project staff – partnering with Health Department personnel – to apply policy through contextual practice in clinics across the country.
Health Systems Trust Annual Report 2015/16
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
Message from the CEO, Dr Themba Moeti   It is a pleasure to report on another year of HST’s positive contributions to the country’s progress towards building sustainable health systems.   During the year under review, we have had considerable success across 24 key projects, 18 under the Health Systems Research (HSR) Unit and six under the Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Unit.
Healthy Mother Healthy Baby
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
This new HST leaflet provides useful information to HIV-positive mothers about health tests that they should undergo during their pregnancy.
90-90-90 Compendium Volume I
HST Update
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
This first volume of the 90-90-90 Compendium is targeted at a wide range of readers in South  Africa, including community members and/ or politicians with no medical background. It is designed to assist all health sector role-players in understanding the context of the 90-90-90  strategy, as developed by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and then the process for achieving the strategy’s targets. With South Africa’s adoption of the 90-90-90 strategy in December 2014, the country turned a corner in its approach to managing the dual epidemics of HIV and AIDS on the one hand and tuberculosis (TB) on the other.
Documenting Good Practices in Primary Health Care, KwaZulu-Natal. Durban
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
The booklet grew out of a Health Systems Trust project in KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa funded by The Atlantic Philanthropies.
The SA SURE Project Stories of Change August 2016
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
Health Systems Trust is privileged to share the knowledge gained through our activities in the field under the auspices of the SA SURE Project, and the evolution towards good practice experienced through this work.   In this third and closing edition in Volume 1 of the Stories of Change series, the four case stories describe examples of how individuals in the fieldwork teams, working with their facility-staff partners and other stakeholders, have contributed towards realising the vision of people-centred health care in South Africa.   In Waterberg District, a community dialogue programme yielded rich insights into the underlying causes of low treatment adherence and retention in care for chronic illnesses and col
Conference Presentations
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
The HST Conference 2016 programme included 90 oral and poster presentations from a wide range of presenters in the South African public health policy, research and implementation field. Kindly contact the individual speakers directly for further information about their presentations.
South African Health Review 2016
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2016
The content of the 19th edition of the South African Health Review (2016) is divided into four sections. The first of these is Leadership and Governance.  Chapter 1 describes the current legislative and policy framework guiding healthcare delivery, and Chapter 2 analyses the challenges that underpin the relatively poor performance of our health system, despite the financial resources directed towards it. Chapters 3 and 4 focus on water and food respectively.
Health and Related Indicators
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 15 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
A model of care for the rehabilitation of people living with HIV in a semi-rural South African setting
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 2 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
Analysing the structure and nature of medical scheme benefit design in South Africa
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 13 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
Re-imagining community participation at the district level: Lessons from the DIALHS collaboration
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 12 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
Operational health service management: Understanding the role of information in decision-making
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 11 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
Frontline managers matter: Wellness for Effective Leadership
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 10 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
A profession in peril? Revitalising nursing in South Africa
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 9 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
Task-shifting psychosocial interventions in public mental health: A review of the evidence in the South African context
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 6 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.
Decentralisation in South Africa: Options for District Health Authorities in South Africa
Kwik Skwiz
Published by: Health Systems Trust
Published in: 2015
This KWIK SKWIZ summarises Chapter 5 of the 2014/15 South African Health Review.