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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

  • 2017-10-10 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....
  • 2017-06-30 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Department of Health
      Published by:
      Department Of Health
      Publication Date:
      2017-06-30
      South Africa is facing numerous challenges when it comes to healthcare costs and services. The country spends huge amounts of money for health care on very few people....
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2017-06-30
      This White Paper lays the foundation for moving South Africa towards universal health coverage (UHC) through the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI) and establishment of a unified health system....
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2017-06-30
      This is an overview by the National Department of Health on research done globally...
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      NDoH
      Publication Date:
      2017-06-30
      In this issue of the Newsletter we discuss some of the key results from the Demographic and Health Survey 2016...
  • 2017-06-09 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Jody Boffa, Rory Dunbar, Ricar
      Published by:
      Desmond Tutu TB Centre/Stellen
      Publication Date:
      2017-06-09
      A groundbreaking guide aimed at helping people to set up community-based HIV prevention services.The guide sets out how to take HIV prevention services to the people in a bid to reduce the transmission of HIV in South A...
  • 2017-06-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Health Systems Trust
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2017-06-01
      Volume 2: Clinicians’ Guide is designed to assist busy medical practitioners in the field with patient management by providing current, essential, practical guidance and background, packaged into a single resource....
  • 2017-05-21 00:00:00
  • 2017-05-11 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Sir Liam Donaldson (on behalf
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2017-05-11
      This independent report, commissioned by WHO and written by Sir Liam Donaldson, reflects on the trends, achievements and challenges in global health over the past decade during which Dr Margaret Chan has been Director-G...
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