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 2017

  • 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:
    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:
    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...
  • 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....
  • Author:
    High-Level Working Group on th
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-05-21
    This report refers throughout to rights “to health and through health” to express this fact: the right to health does not stand alone but is indivisible from other human rights. ...
  • 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...
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-04-01
    As World Malaria Day 2017 approaches, there is much to celebrate. According to the latest estimates from WHO, many countries with ongoing malaria transmission have reduced their disease burden significantly...
  • Author:
    M Wandai, J Aagaard-Hansen, C
    Published by:
    South African Medical Journal
    Publication Date:
    2017-04-01
    Health information systems for monitoring chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in South Africa (SA) are relatively less advanced than those for infectious diseases (particularly tuberculosis and HIV) and for materna...
  • Author:
    South African National AIDS Co
    Published by:
    South African National AIDS Co
    Publication Date:
    2017-03-01
    The South African National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs 2017 - 2022 (NSP) serves as a roadmap for the next stage of our journey towards a future where these three diseases are no longer public health problems...
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-02-01
    Reliable, up-to-date estimates of the proportion of a general population affected by different diseases or health conditions is a key ingredient of effective health policy, planning and evaluation...
  • Author:
    Office of the U.S. Global AIDS
    Published by:
    Office of the U.S. Global AIDS
    Publication Date:
    2017-02-01
    Since its inception in 2003, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has received strong bipartisan support in Congress and through administrations, including two reauthorizations with significant m...
  • Author:
    United Nations
    Published by:
    United Nations
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-08
    Meeting of the Committee of Experts of the 5th Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. Addis...
  • Author:
    Professor Malegapuru W Makgoba
    Published by:
    Office of the Health Ombudsman
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-07
    Annexures of the Report into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of mentally ill patients: Gauteng Province...
  • Author:
    Professor Roger Magnusson, Pro
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-06
    This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives....
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-05
    The World Health Organization (WHO) convened a technical consultation during 1–2 December 2016 to review new evidence on the risk of HIV acquisition with the use of hormonal contraception...
  • Author:
    Professor Malegapuru W Makgoba
    Published by:
    Office of the Health Ombudsman
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-05
    An investigation into the deaths of 94 mentally ill patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni hospital to NGOs in the Gauteng Province. ...
  • Author:
    The Athena Network
    Published by:
    The Athena Network
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-04
    UNAIDS championed the inaugural #WhatWomenWant Day on 6 April 2017. Led by the Athena Network, the day saw the launch of the report:...
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-03
    The global response to viral hepatitis entered a new phase in 2015, when the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which called on the international community to combat hepatitis....
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-02
    In the 1990s, two far-sighted reports recognized that health policy and systems research was a neglected area of research, particularly in middle- and low-income countries....
  • Author:
    HST
    Published by:
    HST
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-01
    The Better Off Knowing campaign encourages South Africans to get tested for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) so that they know their status, get treatment, stay healthy and live longer....
  • Author:
    SANAC
    Published by:
    SANAC
    Publication Date:
    2017-01-01
    The National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs (NSP) 2017-2022 is South Africa’s fourth plan. It builds on the significant progress achieved to date, addresses gaps identified during the past five years.......

 2016

  • Author:
    PEPFAR
    Published by:
    PEPFAR
    Publication Date:
    2016-11-01
    The global response to the HIV pandemic has been unprecedented. Billions of dollars and millions of people were quickly mobilized to save lives and fight the pandemic....
  • Author:
    Options
    Published by:
    PEPFAR
    Publication Date:
    2016-09-01
    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was conceived to fill the urgent need for a woman-controlled HIV prevention method. However, biomedical technology alone will not alter the underlying gender inequalities that make women ...
  • Author:
    Department of Social Developme
    Published by:
    Department of Social Developme
    Publication Date:
    2016-03-09
    It gives me great pleasure and honour to introduce the White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the first ever policy document in South Africa....
  • Author:
    National Department of Health.
    Published by:
    Department of Health (South Af
    Publication Date:
    2016-02-12
    The Water Supply and Sanitation Policy White Paper of the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry addressed sanitation policy but acknowledged that further work was required....
  • Author:
    Office of Health Standards Com
    Published by:
    Office of Health Standards Com
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    The Chairperson of the Office of Health Standards Compliance is pleased to present the 2015/2016 National Core Standards Inspectorate Annual Report. ...
  • Author:
    European Medicines Agency
    Published by:
    European Medicines Agency
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    The mission of the European Medicines Agency is to foster scientific excellence in the evaluation and supervision of medicines, for the benefit of public and animal health....
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    With this manual, the World Health Organization (WHO) is responding to requests from colleagues around the world who seek guidance on psychological interventions for people exposed to adversity....
  • Author:
    World Health Organization
    Published by:
    World Health Organization
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    Within the continuum of reproductive health care, antenatal care provides a platform for important healthcare functions, including health promotion, screening and diagnosis, and disease prevention. ...
  • Author:
    UNICEF
    Published by:
    UNICEF
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    Despite remarkable achievements in the prevention and treatment of HIV, this report finds that progress has been uneven globally. ...
  • Author:
    WHO
    Published by:
    WHO
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    This report provides updated information on the status of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions (“the Code”) in and by coun...
  • Author:
    National Department of Health
    Published by:
    National Department of Health
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    Let our Actions Count shares our country’s HIV, TB and STI journey and sets out our agenda going forward. ...
  • Author:
    National Department of Health
    Published by:
    National Department of Health
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    South Africa is facing a quadruple burden of communicable, non-communicable, perinatal and maternal, and injury-related disorders. The country has the largest ART programme in the world, with 2.5 million people on treat...
  • Author:
    Department of Health (South Af
    Published by:
    Department of Health (South Af
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    Responding to HIV and AIDS is one of the most important tasks in South Africa, which is why the prevention of new HIV infections and treatment and care of HIV-infected people are one of the South African government’s to...
  • Author:
    Review on Antimicrobial Resist
    Published by:
    Review on Antimicrobial Resist
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    This discusses the mounting problem of resistance and why action is needed to combat it and then provides an overview of the solutions that the Review thinks should be implemented to curtail unnecessary use and increase...
  • Author:
    Medicins Sans Frontieres
    Published by:
    Medicins Sans Frontieres
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    This Medecins sans Frontiers report – now in its fourth edition – analyses the barriers and factors affecting access to treatment regimens for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), including new and repurposed drugs...
  • Author:
    National Department of Health
    Published by:
    National Department of Health
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    Updates to the Medicines Schedules were published by the Minister of Health on the recommendation of Medicines Control Council on 15 March 2016 as Government Notice 254 in the Government Gazette 39815...
  • Author:
    Medicins Sans Frontieres
    Published by:
    Medicins Sans Frontieres
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    The ‘No Valley Without Shadows’ book aims to provide a unique insight into the struggle for affordable treatment in South Africa that pitted activists against powerful pharmaceutical companies in the 2000s....
  • Author:
    United Nations Development Pro
    Published by:
    United Nations Development Pro
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    This Checklist has been developed to support the integration of gender-responsive components into the implementation of HIV programmes supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (the Global Fund). ...
  • Author:
    Southern African Development C
    Published by:
    Southern African Development C
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    Expanded mobility and cross-border trading across the road transport sector in Southern Africa have contributed to increased HIV prevalence rates among key populations and communities living in the region....
  • Author:
    PRARI
    Published by:
    PRARI
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    This toolkit is the culmination of the work conducted for the chapter on indicator development in the Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration (PRARI) project led by Professor Nicola Yeates at The Open University (UK)...
  • Author:
    South African HIV Clinicians S
    Published by:
    South African HIV Clinicians S
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society published its first set of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) guidelines in June 2012 for men who have sex with men (MSM) who are at risk of HIV infection...
  • Author:
    Dr Penny Whiting
    Published by:
    Medical Research Council
    Publication Date:
    2016-01-01
    This MRC Policy Brief summarises the key points of a systematic review evaluating the medicinal use of cannabis....

     2015

    • Author:
      HST
      Published by:
      HST
      Publication Date:
      2015-12-01
      Launched only a year ago, Fast-Track cities has rapidly taken root and grown. This is the first annual update on progress in implementing the Fast-Track cities approach and it supports one of the seven key commitments c...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-09-01
      HIV, TB and MNCWH News - Newsletter 7...
    • Author:
      Moeti, Lillian Mookodi, Zubeda
      Published by:
      PRARI
      Publication Date:
      2015-04-01
      Monitoring pro-poor health policies at the regional level can support both the countries and the regional bodies themselves by identifying gaps in addressing poverty and health, strengthening the link between regions an...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      In 2015 the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to the end of their term, and a post-2015 agenda, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), takes their place....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      This publication is an update of the 2005 guidelines for measuring national HIV prevalence in population based surveys of the UNAIDS/WHO Working Group on Global HIV/AIDS and STI Surveillance...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      This document is written for national HIV surveillance programme staff responsible for monitoring trends in country HIV epidemics. ...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The world has committed to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This ambitious yet wholly attainable objective represents an unparalleled opportunity to change the course of histor...
    • Author:
      StopTBPartnership
      Published by:
      StopTBPartnership
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The Global Plan is a 5-year investment plan that represents the roadmap to accelerating impact on the TB epidemic and reaching the targets of the WHO End TB Strategy...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The purpose of this report is to give Parliament and the public an overview of the resources allocated to the Department of Health and to account for how, in broad terms, those resources have been used in fulfilling our...
    • Author:
      Treatment Action Campaign
      Published by:
      Treatment Action Campaign
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      One of the biggest frustrations faced by rural clinicians at the coalface of healthcare delivery in clinics and district hospitals is that short, yet devastating sentence: “Sorry, it’s out of stock”. ...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Global initiatives are urging countries to prioritize quality as a way of reinforcing human rights-based approaches to health. Volume 1 - Standards and Criteria...
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Volume 2 Implementation Guide : Global standards for quality health care services for adolescents...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Global standards for quality health care services for adolescents - Volume 4: Scoring sheets for data analysis...
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Volume 3 Tools to conduct quality and coverage measurement surveys to collect data about compliance with the Global Standards for quality health care services for adolescents...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Policy Brief for Global standards for quality health care services for adolescents. Global initiatives are urging countries to prioritize quality as a way of reinforcing human rights-based approaches to health ...
    • Author:
      Link Up
      Published by:
      Link Up
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      As the global community defines a new post-2015 development agenda, including the voices and visions of young people must be a priority....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS and Stop AIDS Alliance
      Published by:
      UNAIDS and Stop AIDS Alliance
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Communities were the first responders to HIV three decades ago, and they remain essential in advocating for a robust response to the epidemic, delivering services that can reach everyone in need and tackling HIV-related...
    • Author:
      World Federation for Mental He
      Published by:
      World Federation for Mental He
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      This year the World Federation for Mental Health has chosen “Dignity in Mental Health” as the theme for World Mental Health Day on 10 October....
    • Author:
      John Ele-Ojo Ataguba, Candy Da
      Published by:
      Global Health Action
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Action on the social determinants of health (SDH) is relevant for reducing health inequalities. This is particularly the case for South Africa (SA) with its very high level of income inequality and inequalities in healt...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The National Department of Health has identified maternal health care as a priority area requiring urgent action in South Africa....
    • Author:
      Council for Medical Schemes
      Published by:
      Council for Medical Schemes
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      During the 15 years of its existence, the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has built a proud culture of protecting beneficiaries of medical schemes by enforcing compliance with the provisions of the Medical Schemes Act...
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      mHealth refers to mobile computing, medical sensor, and communications technolgies used for the delivery of health-related services and the support of medical and public health practice...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      A new book on Millennium Development Goal #6 shows growing momentum for ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      UNAIDS welcomes the additional evidence released in February 2015 showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis using oral antiretroviral medication, PrEP, can contribute to preventing people from acquiring HIV...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The main purpose of these guidelines is to improve the clinical outcomes of people living with HIV, reduce morbidity due to TB/HIV co-infection, reduce HIV incidence and avert AIDS-related deaths in the most cost-efficie...
    • Author:
      NICD/NHLS
      Published by:
      NICD/NHLS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Influenza, commonly known as the “flu”, is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract caused by influenza virus. There are three types of seasonal influenza viruses – A, B and C....
    • Author:
      Statistics South Africa
      Published by:
      Statistics South Africa
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Worldwide, the youth are faced by greater health risks including physical and psychological trauma from sexual abuse, gender-based violence and other forms of accidents...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Drawing from a review of public health evidence and extensive research into human rights law at international, regional and national levels, the report shows how states in different parts of the world can and do support...
    • Author:
      Medicines Patent Pool
      Published by:
      Medicines Patent Pool
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The latest annual report the Medicines Patent Pool’s (MPP) documents progress in 2014 to improve access to HIV medicines for people living with the virus in developing countries...
    • Author:
      Ana B. Amaya, Stephen Kingah a
      Published by:
      The Open University
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      In the past decades, health governance has become multi-layered as the combined result of decentralisation, regional integration and the emergence of new actors nationally and internationally....
    • Author:
      The Lancet
      Published by:
      The Lancet
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Post-Ebola, commentators have been given permission to say in public what they have thought in private for a long time—namely, that WHO's Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) has a record and reputation for failure second ...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      We are well into the 2015/16 financial year and the MDG deadline is getting closer, as is the announcement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
    • Author:
      European Medicines Agency
      Published by:
      European Medicines Agency
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The annual report published by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) today focuses on the Agency’s key priorities, including the evaluation of medicines and the support to research and development of new and innovative me...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      WHO, in consultation and collaboration with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has identified best practices for the naming of new human...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      These guidelines outline the health infrastructure norms and standards ...
    • Author:
      National Department of Basic E
      Published by:
      National Department of Basic E
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The National Department of Basic Education invites written submissions from stakeholder bodies and members of the public on Draft National Policy on HIV, STIS and TB....
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide contains first-line management recommendations for mental, neurological and substance use conditions ...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      This document presents experiences of how community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery can improve both the level of access to treatment and the quality of health outcomes for people living with HIV...
    • Author:
      Department of Social Developme
      Published by:
      Department of Social Developme
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The Gender Equality Assessment of Provincial Strategic and Operational Plans on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Tuberculosis investigates South Africa’s progress towards achieving the UN High-Level Target 7 of ...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and scheduled substances: Information to be supplied by persons licensed to dispense in terms of section 22C(1)(a) - a call for input on the process...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      These are the first World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons living with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection, ...
    • Author:
      Save the Children
      Published by:
      Save the Children
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      Ebola has taken a dreadful toll in the three West African countries hit by the current outbreak – Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. It has led to the deaths of thousands of adults and children......
    • Author:
      Rural Health Advocacy Project
      Published by:
      Rural Health Advocacy Project
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      A guide to accounting for rural contexts in health policy, strategic planning and resourcing....
    • Author:
      Consortium for Health Policy &
      Published by:
      Consortium for Health Policy &
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      The publication contains key practical issues relating to the different stages of designing and implementing capacity assessments, demonstrating how the capacity assessment was designed, how information was collected an...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2015-01-01
      This guidance note provides simple, concise and practical guidance on services for sex workers...

     2014

    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-12-24
      The Government of South Africa has adopted a new outcome-based approach to accelerate the attainment of the objectives outlined in the Negotiated Service Delivery Agreement for the health sector...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-12-01
      The last newsletter from the Branch was issued in August this year. We have just completed the third quarter of the year and we are entering the final quarter of the year...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-11-01
      This latest catalogue contains up-to-date information on medicines which are available on contract ("tender"); items for which a call for retender has been issued by the Bid Evaluation Committee; the most recent prices...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-08-01
      The last newsletter from the Branch was issued in April this year – at the beginning of the 2014/15 financial year...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-05-27
      These guidelines are meant to provide guidance to professional health care workers on the management of people with Tuberculosis as well as those co-infected with HIV....
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-04-03
      The HIV, TB and MCH branch has been very busy during the first three months of 2014! In February the Minister launched the National Family Planning Campaign in Tembisa, Gauteng...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-04-01
      The National Department of Health (NDOH) commissioned a Joint Review of the HIV, TB and PMTCT Programmes to be undertaken in 2013...
    • Author:
      World Economic Forum
      Published by:
      World Economic Forum
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      The opportunity for emerging economies to set their health systems on a path to sustainability is unprecedented. By 2022, an estimated one third of all global health expenditure will occur in emerging economies...
    • Author:
      HEAIDS and NACOSA
      Published by:
      HEAIDS and NACOSA
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      The study explored knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to sexual health and HIV among students at higher education institutions in South Africa...
    • Author:
      Pretoria University Law Press
      Published by:
      Pretoria University Law Press
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      The human rights relating to sexual and reproductive health typify unmet human rights needs in the African region. Despite drawing sustenance from international human rights jurisprudence, their realisation at a domesti...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      This document is intended to guide countries on how to include a gender perspective and promote equality and human rights for women and girls in their national HIV responses.....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      The existence of national health identifiers ensures that each patient has one unique identity within the health system. ...
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      RMCH
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      RMCH
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      This 4-page case study discusses the findings of community-based monitoring of health services conducted in twelve South African communities to assess and support quality health care and increase access to and participa...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
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      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      Worldwide an estimated 4.5 million youth (aged 15–24 years) and 2.1 million adolescents (aged 10–19) were living with HIV by the end of 2012...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
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      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      Ending the AIDS epidemic is impossible without dramatically stronger, more sustained action to address the HIV-related needs of people who inject drugs...
    • Author:
      Population Council
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      Population Council
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      This report is based on a multi-country study of African youth’s HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities and stigma commissioned by Ford Foundation in 2011...
    • Author:
      Soul City
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      Soul City
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      This fact sheet, published by the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication as part of the Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality......
    • Author:
      John E. Ataguba, Candy Day, Di
      Published by:
      PlosOne
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      South Africa's colonial and apartheid inheritance is one of substantial social, economic, and health inequalities....
    • Author:
      Management Sciences for Health
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      Management Sciences for Health
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      The International Drug Price Indicator Guide contains a spectrum of prices from pharmaceutical suppliers, international development organizations, and government agencies....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      Modelled HIV estimates are created by country teams using UNAIDS-supported software. The country teams are comprised primarily of epidemiologists, demographers, monitoring and evaluation specialists and technical partne...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
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      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      As the capstone of an ongoing planning process, this Annual Performance Plan describes broad-based Health Sector priorities that will guide programmes, policies, and initiatives through the next financial year....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
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      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      HIV self‑testing is a process whereby a person who wants to know his or her HIV status collects a specimen, performs a test and interprets the test result in private...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      In 2014 all grade 4 girls are provided with the opportunity to receive the HPV vaccination at schools. This implementation guide aims to provide educators with the necessary information regarding the vaccination of the ...
    • Author:
      Human Sciences Research Counci
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      Human Sciences Research Counci
      Publication Date:
      2014-01-01
      The 2012 population-based survey of HIV prevalence is the fourth in the series of national HIV prevalence surveys that have investigated HIV prevalence and behaviour...

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      Southern African Development C
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      Southern African Development C
      Publication Date:
      2012-10-01
      Impressive progress in child and adolescent HIV, TB and malaria has been achieved in the SADC region, however, important challenges and gaps remain apparent...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-10-01
      Contents • Editorial • Municipal Ward-Based PHC Teams • School Health Services • District Clinical Specialist Teams • Contraceptive and Fertility Policy • ART Monitoring: the Three Tier System ...
    • Author:
      Brot für die Welt (Bread for
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      Brot für die Welt (Bread for
      Publication Date:
      2012-10-01
      The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2012 addresses the decision making process on global food and nutrition from this human rights perspective...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
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      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-07-01
      These recommendations have been developed specifically to address the daily use of antiretrovirals in HIV-uninfected people to block the acquisition of HIV infection. This prevention approach is known as pre-exposure pr...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-07-01
      These recommendations have been developed specifically to address the daily use of antiretrovirals in HIV-uninfected people to block the acquisition of HIV infection....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
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      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-07-01
      This new UNAIDS report contains the latest data on numbers of new HIV infections, numbers of people receiving antiretroviral treatment, AIDS-related deaths and HIV among children...
    • Author:
      Global Commission on Drug Poli
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      Global Commission on Drug Poli
      Publication Date:
      2012-06-01
      The global war on drugs is driving the HIV/AIDS pandemic among people who use drugs and their sexual partners...
    • Author:
      District Health System Newslet
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      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-06-01
      This is the first issue of the DHS News for 2012! Much has happened during the first 4 months of this year. To begin, the Minister of Health made the much-anticipated announcement of the names of the first 10 NHI pilot ...
    • Author:
      Peoples Health Movement
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      Peoples Health Movement
      Publication Date:
      2012-06-01
      WHO Watch is pleased to present this report on the debates and decisions taken at the 65th World Health Assembly and 131st Executive Board meeting....
    • Author:
      Milo Vandemoortele
      Published by:
      Overseas Development Institute
      Publication Date:
      2012-04-01
      Five key emerging market economies, commonly termed the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), have been lauded for their stellar economic growth and resilience through the 2008/09 financial crisis...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-04-01
      The global health expenditure database that WHO has maintained for the past ten years, provides internationally comparable numbers on national health expenditures...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The World Malaria Report 2012 summarizes information received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2011 report...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      UNAIDS explores the impact of HIV on women and the instrumental role women living with the virus are playing to end AIDS. It includes the latest data and commentary from some of the leading advocates on women and HIV....
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The HIV sentinel surveillance data has helped to map the epidemic and monitor HIV infection trends in the country and has served as an advocacy tool, resulting in the mobilization of partners, resources and development ...
    • Author:
      AIDS Legal Network (ALN)
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      AIDS Legal Network (ALN)
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Gender inequality and violence against women constitute one of the key drivers of the HIV epidemic. Violence against women and HIV are also mutually reinforcing...
    • Author:
      United Nations Development Pro
      Published by:
      United Nations Development Pro
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The strategy elaborates UNDP's response to address social, cultural and economic determinants of HIV and Health...
    • Author:
      Southern African Development C
      Published by:
      Southern African Development C
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Member States (MS) of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have made important progress in the last decades in reducing child mortality...
    • Author:
      Bongani M Mayosi,
      Published by:
      The Lancet
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Since the 2009 Lancet Health in South Africa Series, important changes have occurred in the country, resulting in an increase in life expectancy to 60 years...
    • Author:
      One International
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      One International
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      In 2011, ONE and many of our partners including NGOs, thought leaders, and scientists rallied around the idea that we could see the “beginning of the end of AIDS” in our lifetimes...
    • Author:
      Center For Strategic and Inter
      Published by:
      Center For Strategic and Inter
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) released a report (.pdf) reflecting on lessons learned at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), which took place in Washington, D.C., in July...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Drawing on information provided by countries, this report summarizes the current situation in the effort to reach the 2015 targets set forth in the 2011 Political Declaration...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Please find the circular regarding the initiation of ARV's to HIV positive children 5 years and under irrespective of CD4 count and WHO clinical staging....
    • Author:
      UNFPA
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      UNFPA
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      All human beings—regardless of age, sex, race or income—are equal in dignity and rights. Yet 222 million women in developing countries are unable to exercise the human right to voluntary family planning....
    • Author:
      Statistics South Africa
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      Statistics South Africa
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Censuses are principal means of collecting basic population and housing statistics required for social and economic development, policy interventions, their implementation and evaluation...
    • Author:
      South African Medical Journal
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      South African Medical Journal
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Feasible universal health coverage in South Africa seemed ever more remote last month as a dysfunctional Department of Public Works continued to stymie vital public hospital revitalisation projects, and five provinces p...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      To strengthen the rights-based national response to HIV, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, with the technical support of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (the Alliance), initiated a project in 2011 to h...
    • Author:
      Consortium for Health Policy &
      Published by:
      Consortium for Health Policy &
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA) project is aimed at building the field of health policy and systems research and analysis (HPSA) in Africa....
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This note is by the World Health Organization (WHO) is intended as a discussion paper on the position of health in the post-2015 agenda....
    • Author:
      UCT
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      UCT
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The South African Child Gauge is published annually by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape, to monitor government and civil society’s progress towards realising children’s rights. This issue focuses on children...
    • Author:
      Medical Research Council
      Published by:
      Medical Research Council
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      A Rapid Mortality Surveillance (RMS) system was established to monitor the trend in the number of deaths recorded on the national population register at a time when there was a substantial time lag in the cause-of-death...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997....
    • Author:
      Center For Strategic and Inter
      Published by:
      Center For Strategic and Inter
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Over the past several decades, the world has witnessed some astonishing global health success stories, from the eradication of smallpox to the expanding control of other vaccine-preventable diseases ......
    • Author:
      United Nations
      Published by:
      United Nations
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012 presents new estimates of undernourishment based on a revised and improved methodology....
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      It is my pleasure to introduce the third edition of the Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicines List for Hospital Level. This edition marks the culmination of an intense and thorough review process...
    • Author:
      United Nations
      Published by:
      United Nations
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      In its 2012 Report, the MDG Gap Task Force has had difficulty identifying areas of significant new progress towards delivering on commitments to the Global Partnership for Development, and for the first time there are s...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Effective monitoring of healthcare service delivery and overall performance of the health systems requires functional health information systems capable of producing real time information for decision making...
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The 2012 Progress Report on Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed examines trends in child mortality estimates since 1990, and shows that major reductions have been made in under-five mortality rates in all re...
    • Author:
      WITS University
      Published by:
      WITS University
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Male and female condoms are currently the only effective dual protection methods against unintended pregnancy and the transmission of STIs and HIV. ...
    • Author:
      Council of Medical Schemes
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      Council of Medical Schemes
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      South Africa’s health system is undergoing a muchneeded strategic review. Both the public and the private sectors are affected. And the role of regulators remains crucial in this changing environment....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
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      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Health systems strengthening has become a top priority of many global and national health agendas as a way to improve health outcomes....
    • Author:
      AIDS Legal Network (ALN)
      Published by:
      AIDS Legal Network (ALN)
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      A critical review of the new NSP response to women’s sexual and reproductive rights The protection and advancement of women’s rights, especially women’s sexual and reproductive rights, are critical aspects of effective ...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The report “Dementia: a public health priority” has been jointly developed by WHO and Alzheimer's Disease International...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The 3rd South African National HIV Communication Survey (NCS) results, released at the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., revealed new data that show substantial increases in behaviors that reduce th...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Born too soon: the global action report on preterm birth provides the first-ever national, regional and global estimates of preterm birth...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      UNAIDS and the Kaiser Family Foundation have been tracking donor government assistance for AIDS in low- and middle- income countries since 2002....
    • Author:
      Medicins Sans Frontieres
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      Medicins Sans Frontieres
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report outlines some of the strategies, tools and policies that have supported the scaling up of treatment during the past decade as well as those that can address persistent or new challenges...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report assesses the general levels of transmitted and acquired drug resistance in select geographical areas of low- and middle-income countries...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      High maternal, perinatal and under-five morbidity and mortality are some of the formidable development challenges in Africa. The disturbing part is that the large number of deaths is due to preventable causes...
    • Author:
      Global Commission on HIV and t
      Published by:
      Global Commission on HIV and t
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The final report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law presents a coherent and compelling evidence base on human rights and legal issues relating to HIV...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Adolescents are generally perceived as a healthy age group, and yet 20% of them, in any given year, experience a mental health problem, most commonly depression or anxiety...
    • Author:
      United Nations
      Published by:
      United Nations
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This year’s report on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) highlights several milestones...
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Leaders from around the world attending the 2011 High Level Meeting on AIDS committed to work towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and reducing AIDS-related maternal mortality...
    • Author:
      Save the Children
      Published by:
      Save the Children
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Family planning is a fundamental right. More surprisingly perhaps, it’s also vital to improving children’s chances of survival...
    • Author:
      UNFPA
      Published by:
      UNFPA
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report presents new 2012 estimates of the numbers and proportions of women in the developing world using modern methods and in need of modern contraception, as well as the cost and impact of meeting this need...
    • Author:
      UNESCO
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      UNESCO
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      With over 120 maps, charts and tables, the UNESCO World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education enables readers to visualize the educational pathways of girls and boys in terms of access, participation and progression fro...
    • Author:
      The International Union Agains
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      The International Union Agains
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This guide summarises The Union's experience in developing approaches to integrated TB-HIV care for adults in resource-limited settings...
    • Author:
      Center for Global Development
      Published by:
      Center for Global Development
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Health donors, policymakers, and practitioners continuously make life-and-death decisions about which type of patients receive what interventions, when, and at what cost...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Between 31 January and 2 February 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened a meeting of experts to discuss recent research on use of hormonal contraception by women at high risk of HIV and those currently livi...
    • Author:
      UNICEF
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      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      There is widespread consensus that providing universal, sustainable, affordable and quality health services underpins efforts to achieve equitable health outcomes...
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Over the past ten years, an increasing number of countries are initiating, negotiating and agreeing new trade agreements between two countries or amongst a group of countries...
    • Author:
      EQUINET
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      EQUINET
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      From 26-28 April 2012, EQUINET held a regional methods workshop in Cape Town, South Africa...
    • Author:
      EQUINET
      Published by:
      EQUINET
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report was commissioned by the Regional Network for Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa (EQUINET). It highlights areas of concern for gender equity in health in East and Southern Africa (ESA), based on a r...
    • Author:
      EQUINET
      Published by:
      EQUINET
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Convened by EQUINET, in association with the ECSA Health Community and IDRC Canada, this session presented evidence and experience from work carried out in 2010-2012 in five countries ...
    • Author:
      African Development Bank
      Published by:
      African Development Bank
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This is the twelfth volume of Gender, Poverty and Environmental Indicators on African Countries published by the Statistics Department of the African Development Bank Group....
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The report covers the maternal deaths that were reported to the NCCEMD secretariat by 15th April 2011, and that occurred in the triennium 2008-2010. The same definitions used in previous Saving Mothers reports were used...
    • Author:
      UNFPA
      Published by:
      UNFPA
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Globally, the total number of maternal deaths decreased by from 543 000 in 1990 to 287 000 in 2010. ...
    • Author:
      United Nations Development Pro
      Published by:
      United Nations Development Pro
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The 2012 Human Development Report for Africa explores why dehumanizing hunger remains pervasive in the region, despite abundant agricultural resources, a favorable growing climate, and rapid economic growth rates...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      World Health Statistics 2012 contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Go...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Within 10 yrs of implementing the national Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV programme in South Africa interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV are now ......
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Key Issues in the Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis...
    • Author:
      African Development Bank
      Published by:
      African Development Bank
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Three countries in Southern Africa have the highest adult HIV prevalence in the world: Swaziland (25.9%), Botswana (24.8%), and Lesotho (23.6%). Fiscal policy is crucial for addressing this HIV/AIDS crisis...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This work is a summary of material prepared for a forthcoming book by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies...
    • Author:
      Council on Foreign Relations
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      Council on Foreign Relations
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The field of global health is witnessing a shift in focus from disease-driven initiatives to projects aimed at increasing the sustainability and strengthening of health systems...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      New WHO guidelines recommend offering HIV testing and counselling to couples, wherever HIV testing and counselling is available, including in antenatal clinics...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      the objective of the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) is to monitor the inputs required to extend and sustain water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems and services....
    • Author:
      Save the Children
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      Save the Children
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report analyses the improvements to children’s lives during the past two decades in five sectors: health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education and child protection...
    • Author:
      International HIV/AIDS Allianc
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      International HIV/AIDS Allianc
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report draws on recently collected field data from numerous countries where the International HIV/AIDS Alliance operates to explain why the funding crisis requires urgent action on the part of Global Fund donors an...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Recent developments suggest that substantial clinical and programmatic advantages can come from adopting a single, universal regimen both to treat HIV-infected pregnant women and to prevent mother-to-child transmission ...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This global brief looks at existing health data and draws on some exciting new work to help us better understand the needs of older people and identify actions we can all take....
    • Author:
      Treatment Action Group (TAG)
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      Treatment Action Group (TAG)
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This is the 2nd Edition of the Treatment Action Group and Stop TB Partnership’s 2011 report on funding trends for tuberculosis (TB) research and development (R&D) from the baseline year 2005 through 2010, the last year ...
    • Author:
      Global Health Strategies initi
      Published by:
      Global Health Strategies initi
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      With donor spending from the U.S. and Europe slowing or declining, there is an urgent need for new global health resources and champions...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      On Thursday, 22 March 2012 the Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, outlined the 10 districts in the country that were identified for the phased piloting of the National Health Insurance (NHI) due to start on 1 April 2...
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This report provides information by country on the proportion of adult (age 30 years and above) deaths attributable to tobacco by major communicable and non-communicable causes by age and sex...
    • Author:
      Medical Research Council
      Published by:
      Medical Research Council
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Against a background of growing access to, and increasing enthusiasm for the use of mobile phone technology in health services in low and middle income countries, we reviewed the potential usefulness of mHealth ......
    • Author:
      Medicins Sans Frontieres
      Published by:
      Medicins Sans Frontieres
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Every day, approximately 1000 women die in childbirth or from a pregnancy-related complication.1 Maternal death can occur at any time in pregnancy, but delivery is by far the most dangerous time for both the mother and ...
    • Author:
      The Economist
      Published by:
      The Economist
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      To research this report, the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed the literature and data available on Africa’s current healthcare systems....
    • Author:
      World Health Organization
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      These policy guidelines on collaborative TB/HIV activities are a compilation of existing WHO recommendations on HIV-related TB. They follow the same framework as the 2004 interim policy document, structuring the activit...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      The Bill seeks to: Amend the National Health Act, 2003, so as to provide for the establishment of the Office of Health Standards Compliance: Public hearings will take place on the 13, 14 & 16 March 2012 at Parliament....
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      UNAIDS Welcome to the 95th issue of HIV This Week ! In this issue, we cover the following topics:...
    • Author:
      Center For Strategic and Inter
      Published by:
      Center For Strategic and Inter
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Over the course of 2011, the Geneva-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria experienced unprecedented adversity....
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      More than half of the world’s 7 billion people now live in urban areas. What does this mean for children? ...
    • Author:
      Lucy Gilson, editor
      Published by:
      World Health Orgnaization
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) is often criticized for lacking rigour, providing a weak basis for generalization of its findings and, therefore, offering limited value for policy-makers...
    • Author:
      Christopher JL Murray, Lisa C
      Published by:
      The Lancet
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      During the past decade, renewed global and national efforts to combat malaria have led to ambitious goals. ...
    • Author:
      Institute for Alternative Futu
      Published by:
      Institute for Alternative Futu
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      Primary Care 2025: A Scenario Exploration is a project developed by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) with support from the Kresge Foundation to consider the range of forces, challenges, and opportunities shap...
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This Policy Framework assesses the need for and benefits of decentralisation and deinstitutionalisation of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) care and treatment...
    • Author:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2012-01-01
      This document sets out an overarching policy for the DHMIS for South Africa....

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    • Author:
      F Sitas, M Urban, D Bradshaw,
      Published by:
      British Medical Journal
      Publication Date:
      2007-10-24
      Sitas F, Urban M, Bradshaw D, Kielkowski D, Bah S, Peto R. Tobacco attributable deaths in South Africa. Tob Control. 2004 Dec;13(4):396-9...
    • Author:
      Pierre M Barker, Francois Vent
      Published by:
      University of Durban-Westville
      Publication Date:
      2007-10-01
      Barker PM, Venter F. Setting district-based annual targets for HAART and PMTCT - a first step in planning effective intervention for the HIV/AIDS epidemic. S Afr Med J. 2007 Oct;97(10):916-7....
    • Author:
      Joel G. Breman andCherice N. H
      Published by:
      The American Society of Tropic
      Publication Date:
      2007-01-01
      Breman JG, Holloway CN. Malaria surveillance counts. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Dec;77(6 Suppl):36-4...
    • Author:
      Helen Barnes, Gemma Wright, Mi
      Published by:
      Human Sciences Research Counci
      Publication Date:
      2007-01-01
      Barnes H, Wright G, Noble M, Dawes A. The South African Index of Multiple Deprivation for Children: Census 2001. Cape Town: HSRC Press; 2007...
    • Author:
      Thomson Prentice, Lina Tucker
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2007-01-01
      World Health Organisation. The World Health Report 2007: a safer future: global public health security in the 21st century. Geneva: World Health Organisation; 2007....

     2006

    • Author:
      Medical Research Council
      Published by:
      Medical Research Council
      Publication Date:
      2006-01-01
      Stephen CR, Patrick ME, editors. Saving Children 2006: A survey of child healthcare in South Africa. Pretoria: University of Pretoria, MRC, CDC; 2008...
    • Author:
      Rob Dorrington, Leigh Johnson,
      Published by:
      UCT
      Publication Date:
      2006-01-01
      Dorrington RE, Johnson LF, Bradshaw D, Daniel T. The Demographic Impact of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. National and Provincial Indicators for 2006. Cape Town: Centre for Actuarial Research, SA Medical Research Council and...
    • Author:
      Francisco H.G. Ferreira, Micha
      Published by:
      WORLD BANK
      Publication Date:
      2006-01-01
      World Development Report 2006: Equity and Development. The World Bank; 2005....
    • Author:
      Lincoln Chen, David Evans, Tim
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2006-01-01
      World Health Organisation. The World Health Report 2006: Working together for health. Geneva: World Health Organisation; 2006....
    • Author:
      Kevin Watkins
      Published by:
      United Nations Development Pro
      Publication Date:
      2006-01-01
      Human Development Report 2006: Beyond scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisis. New York: UNDP; 2006....

     2005

    • Author:
      Shisana O, Rehle T, Simbayi LC
      Published by:
      Human Sciences Research Counci
      Publication Date:
      2005-01-01
      Shisana O, Rehle T, Simbayi LC, Parker W, Zuma K, Bhana A, et al. South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2005. Cape Town: Human Sciences Research Council; 2005....
    • Author:
      Wim Van Lerberghe, Annick Manu
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2005-01-01
      World Health Organisation. The World Health Report 2005: Make every mother and child count. Geneva: World Health Organisation; 2005...

     2004

    • Author:
      Rob Dorrington, Debbie Bradsha
      Published by:
      Medical Research Council
      Publication Date:
      2004-01-01
      Dorrington R, Bradshaw D, Johnson L, Budlender D. The Demographic Impact of HIV/AIDS in South Africa: National Indicators for 2004. Cape Town: Centre for Actuarial Research, South African Medical Research Council and Ac...

     2003

    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO
      Publication Date:
      2003-01-01
      tHe number of infants born with HIV infection is growing every day. The AIDS pandemic represents a tragic setback in the progress made on child welfare and survival....

     2002

    • Author:
      Sheila Davey
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2002-10-01
      WHO/UNICEF/The World Bank. State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization. Geneva: World Health Organisation; 2002....
    • Author:
      Prof SP Reddy
      Published by:
      Department of Health (South Af
      Publication Date:
      2002-01-01
      Reddy SP, Panday S, Swart D, Jinabhai CC, Amosun SL, James S, et al. Umthenthe Uhlaba Usamila The South African Youth Risk Behaviour Survey 2002. Cape Town: South African Medical Research Council; 2003....
    • Author:
      Susan Steinman
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2002-01-01
      There is growing concern worldwide about the increase in workplace violence. The purpose of the study is to obtain information on the level of workplace violence in the health sector in South Africa....
    • Author:
      Vittorio di Martino
      Published by:
      World Health Organization
      Publication Date:
      2002-01-01
      The ILO, the ICN, the WHO and Public Services International (PSI) launched in 2000 a joint programme in order to develop sound policies and practical approaches for the prevention and elimination of violence in the heal...
    • Author:
      Anthony Rodgers, Patrick Vaugh
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2002-01-01
      World Health Organisation. The World Health Report 2002. Reducing Risks, Promoting Health Life. Geneva: World Health Organisation; 2002....
    • Author:
      Rob Dorrington, Debbie Bradsha
      Published by:
      UCT
      Publication Date:
      2002-01-01
      Dorrington RE, Bradshaw D, Budlender D. HIV/AIDS profile of the provinces of South Africa indicators for 2002. Centre for Actuarial Research, Medical Research Council and the Actuarial Society of South Africa; 2002....