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​This repository contains a comprehensive listing of public health resources drawn from HST's own published work as well as from outputs generated by other organisations. Please use the search function to locate a publication.

 Latest Publications

  • 2017-12-12 00:00:00
  • 2017-11-30 00:00:00
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2017-11-30
      Travellers to, and residents in, malaria endemic areas are at risk of acquiring malaria. Stringent nondrug measures should be taken to avoid mosquito bites throughout the year, even in low malaria transmission areas....
  • 2017-11-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2017-11-29
      The World Malaria Report 2017 draws on data from 91 countries and areas with ongoing malaria transmission. The information is supplemented by data from national household surveys and databases held by other organization...
  • 2017-11-28 00:00:00
  • 2017-11-27 00:00:00
  • 2017-11-20 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2017-11-20
      UNAIDS has launched a new report showing that access to treatment has risen significantly. By June 2017, around 20.9 million people had access to the life-saving medicines. ...
  • 2017-10-30 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2017-10-30
      Global efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37%, according to the Global TB Report 2017. Despite these achievements, the latest pic...
  • 2017-10-10 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNAIDS and UNFPA
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2017-10-10
      As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections....
  • 2017-09-20 00:00:00
  • 2017-09-18 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2017-09-18
      Premature death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) continues to be one of the major development challenges in the 21st century. NCDs kill 15 million women and men between the ages of 30 and 70 each year, and leave no ...
  • 2017-09-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2017-09-01
      The Department of Health has launched the B-Wise mobi-site, to help young South Africans seeking medical advice to get information straight from health professionals as well as minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi....
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2017-09-01
      The Department of Health has launched the B-Wise mobi-site, to help young South Africans seeking medical advice to get information straight from health professionals as well as minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi....
  • 2017-08-29 00:00:00
  • 2017-08-23 00:00:00
    • Author:
      HST
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2017-08-23
      The 20th edition of the SAHR considers the healthcare developments of the past 20 years, explores the current challenges faced by our healthcare system, and reflects on possible issues for South Africa in the years ahea...
  • 2017-07-21 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Joint United Nations Programme
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-21
      The report, Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets, gives a detailed analysis of progress and challenges towards achieving the 90–90–90 targets. ...
  • 2017-07-20 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tub
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-20
      This report shows that in 6 of the 11 countries surveyed in Africa, Asia and Latin America, over 10% of people starting antiretroviral therapy had a strain of HIV that was resistant to some of the most widely used HIV m...
  • 2017-07-18 00:00:00
  • 2017-07-14 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Meintjes G, Black J, Conradie
      Published by:
      Southern African HIV Clinician
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-14
      These guidelines are intended as an update to those published in the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine in 2014 and the update on when to initiate antiretroviral therapy in 2015....
    • Author:
      Graeme Meintjes, Michelle A. M
      Published by:
      Southern African Journal of HI
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-14
      These guidelines are intended as an update to those published in the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine in 2014 and the update on when to initiate antiretroviral therapy in 2015....
  • 2017-07-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      WHO
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-01
      This publication provides guidance on the public health response to pretreatment HIV drug resistance to non-nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitors among people without prior ARV drug exposure or people......
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-01
      Nearly 15 million voluntary medical male circumcisions have been performed for HIV prevention in 14 countries of eastern and southern Africa during the decade since WHO and UNAIDS recommended VMMC as an additional HIV p...
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2017-07-01
      With the 2016 Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection, WHO updated and launched new policy recommendations....
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