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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

  • 2020-08-03 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Judith King
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2020-08-03
      Health Systems Trust is pleased to announce the release of the third edition of the Phakama Digest, which profiles the work of the SA SURE Project. ...
  • 2020-05-13 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2020-05-13
      WHO’s World Health Statistics reports progress against a series of key health and health service indicators, revealing some important lessons in terms of progress made towards the Sustainable Development Goals and gaps ...
  • 2020-03-26 00:00:00
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2020-03-26
      Many medical practices and risks associated with health care are emerging as major challenges for patient safety and contribute significantly to the burden of harm due to unsafe care....
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2020-03-26
      The National IPC Strategic Framework (2019) was aligned with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) core components for IPC (2016). ...
  • 2020-03-25 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2020-03-25
      This document expands on the content of the Operational planning guidelines to support country preparedness and response...
  • 2020-03-24 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Medecins sans Frontieres
      Published by:
      MSF
      Publication Date:
      2020-03-24
      This technical brief provides a summary of the treatment regimens now recommended by WHO, which represent hope for people with DR-TB and their caregivers...
  • 2020-03-10 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2020-03-10
      The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued new guidance to help protect children and schools from transmission of the COVID-19 virus...
  • 2020-03-05 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2020-03-05
      Ahead of International Women’s Day, UNAIDS has launched a new report showing that the stark inequalities and inequities between men and women are continuing to make women and girls more vulnerable to HIV....
  • 2020-02-25 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Naomi Massyn, Candy Day, Nolut
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2020-02-25
      This is the second edition of the District Health Barometer (DHB): District Health Profiles. It provides an overview of health care in the public health sector for all districts and metros of South Africa. ...
    • Author:
      Naomi Massyn, Peter Barron, Ca
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2020-02-25
      The District Health Barometer (DHB) has helped to address a significant challenge in the South African public health sector, namely the challenge of accurately measuring change and progress over time, and effecting the ...
  • 2019-12-10 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Maylene Shung-King, Lori Lake,
      Published by:
      Children's Institute, Universi
      Publication Date:
      2019-12-10
      The theme of the 2019 issue – “Child and Adolescent Health: Leave no one behind” – is a call to prioritise child and adolescent health and put children at the heart of the health care system....
    • Author:
      Treatment Action Group (TAG)
      Published by:
      Treatment Action Group
      Publication Date:
      2019-12-10
      The latest report from the Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the Stop TB Partnership, on global funding trends for TB research and development (R&D), presents new data on TB R&D funding in 2018 and analyzes trends in fun...
  • 2019-12-09 00:00:00
    • Author:
      United Nations Developemnt Pro
      Published by:
      UNDP
      Publication Date:
      2019-12-09
      Despite global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and disease, a “new generation of inequalities” indicates that many societies are not working as they should, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) argues in its latest ...
  • 2019-12-04 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-12-04
      The World malaria report 2019 provides a comprehensive update on global and regional malaria data and trends. The report tracks investments in malaria programmes and research ...
  • 2019-11-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Medecins Sans Frontieres
      Published by:
      Medecins Sans Frontieres
      Publication Date:
      2019-11-29
      This report, compiled by MSF, presents data from the AHD dashboard initiated by the HIV Advanced Disease Consortium (HIV-ADC)....
  • 2019-11-28 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Cecilie Jensen
      Published by:
      Paediatrics and International
      Publication Date:
      2019-11-28
      Poor implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) guidelines in South Africa has been well described, and barriers to implementation include a lack of user-friendly implementation tools....
  • 2019-11-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Equal Measures 2030
      Published by:
      Equal Measures 2030
      Publication Date:
      2019-11-01
      The 2019 SDG Gender Index is the most comprehensive tool available to explore the state of gender equality across 129 countries (covering 95% of the world’s girls and women)...
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2019-11-01
      Thirty years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child ...
  • 2019-10-22 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2019-10-22
      For the first time in 20 years, UNICEF’s flagship report examines the issue of children, food and nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge....
  • 2019-10-17 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-10-17
      WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic...
  • 2019-10-15 00:00:00
  • 2019-09-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Candy Day
      Published by:
      BMJ
      Publication Date:
      2019-09-29
      Health facility data are a critical source of local and continuous health statistics. Countries have introduced web-based information systems that facilitate data management, analysis, use and visualisation of health fa...
  • 2019-09-23 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-09-23
      WHO develops with partners a Global Monitoring Report on UHC every two years, a formal monitoring mechanism critical to attaining UHC. ...
  • 2019-09-19 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2019-09-19
      The United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) constitutes representatives of the United Nations Children’s Fund, the World Health Organization, the World Bank Group and the United Nation...