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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

  • 2021-07-22 00:00:00
  • 2021-07-16 00:00:00
    • Author:
      WHO
      Published by:
      WHO
      Publication Date:
      2021-07-16
      This publication is the update of the Guidelines published in 2016 entitled “Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection: recommendations for a public health appr...
  • 2021-07-14 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2021-07-14
      UNAIDS report shows that people living with HIV face a double jeopardy, HIV and COVID-19, while key populations and children continue to be left behind in access to HIV services....
  • 2021-02-15 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2021-02-15
      This report represents a milestone in the history of TB management and research. It provides a precise estimate of the TB burden as well as health seeking behaviour of TB patients and those reporting TB symptoms....
  • 2021-01-01 00:00:00
  • 2020-12-09 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Judith King
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2020-12-09
      Health Systems Trust is pleased to announce the release of the fourth edition of the Phakama Digest, which profiles the work of the SA SURE Project. This December 2020 edition focuses on HIV index contact testing. ...
  • 2020-09-23 00:00:00
    • Author:
      SmartStart
      Published by:
      SmartStart
      Publication Date:
      2020-09-23
      The report provides an overview of access to early learning in South Africa, and explains why a systems intervention is needed to help to close the provisioning gap and to enable population-level change in child outcome...
  • 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)...