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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

  • 2019-04-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Interagency Coordination Group
      Published by:
      UNited Nations
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-29
      Antimicrobial resistance is a global crisis that threatens a century of progress in health and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals....
  • 2019-04-24 00:00:00
    • Author:
      The Presidency
      Published by:
      The Presidency
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-24
      The report contains the output of the deliberations of the first Presidential Health Summit held in Boksburg on the 19th and 20th of October 2018. ...
  • 2019-04-17 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-17
      The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements...
  • 2019-03-28 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Stats SA
      Published by:
      Stats SA
      Publication Date:
      2019-03-28
      This report presents the extent of food security in South Africa by looking at households’ involvement in agricultural activities, households’ level of adequacy in accessing food as well as households’ experiences of hu...
  • 2019-03-20 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-03-20
      The health and social sector... is one of the biggest and fastest growing employers in the world, particularly of women. Women... contribute US$ 3 trillion annually to global health, half in the form ofunpaid care work....
  • 2019-03-11 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-03-11
      WHO released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza....
  • 2019-03-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Stephen Kidd and Diloá Athias
      Published by:
      Church of Sweden
      Publication Date:
      2019-03-01
      This paper is the result of a global review of the effectiveness of different methods of selecting social protection recipients, both targeted and universal schemes. ...
  • 2019-02-20 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-02-20
      The 2018 global health financing report presents health spending data for all WHO Member States between 2000 and 2016 based on the SHA 2011 methodology. ...
  • 2019-01-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Health Systems Trust
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2019-01-29
      The 2017/18 District Health Barometer (DHB) provides an overview of the delivery of primary health care (PHC) in the public health sector across the provinces, districts and local municipalities/sub-districts of South A...
  • 2019-01-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AID
      Published by:
      Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AID
      Publication Date:
      2019-01-01
      The objective of this toolkit is to provide general guidance on disclosure of HIV status in pediatric and adolescent HIV care. ...
  • 2018-12-13 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNICEF
      Published by:
      UNICEF
      Publication Date:
      2018-12-13
      Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick every year and need specialized care to survive, according to a new report by a global coalition that includes UNICEF and WHO....
  • 2018-12-12 00:00:00
    • Author:
      HST
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2018-12-12
      While the central focus of the 2018 Review is human resources for health (HRH), this edition also provides analysis and commentary on other important topics in our national discourse on citizen health and the responsive...
  • 2018-12-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2018-12-01
      Road safety is an issue that does not receive anywhere near the attention it deserves – and it really is one of our great opportunities to save lives around the world....
  • 2018-11-22 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2018-11-22
      For people who may have been exposed to HIV, knowledge is critical to making informed decisions about their future. An HIV test is a serious event with potentially serious outcomes. But no matter the result, the test pr...
  • 2018-11-08 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Centre for Early Childhood Dev
      Published by:
      Centre for Eary Childhood Deve
      Publication Date:
      2018-11-08
      2017/18 annual report reflecting the programmes and activities of the Centre for Early Childhood Development....
  • 2018-11-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Health Systems Trust
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2018-11-01
      This Toolkit has been compiled to support health managers and partners in providing on-site, supportive supervision to facility staff by standardising and focusing supervision practices, thereby increasing effciencies i...
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2018-11-01
      This investment case describes how a stronger, more efficient and results oriented WHO can serve and guide governments and partners in their efforts to improve the health of their populations and to achieve Sustainable ...
    • Author:
      Childrens Institute
      Published by:
      Children's Institute
      Publication Date:
      2018-11-01
      The South African Child Gauge® is published annually by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, to monitor progress towards realising children’s rights. This issue focuses on children, families and the state....
  • 2018-09-18 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Bill & Melinda Gates Foundati
      Published by:
      Bill & Melinda Gates Foundatio
      Publication Date:
      2018-09-18
      The Goalkeepers Report is published every year and charts the progress toward the Global Goals. This year’s report focuses on youth population growth that will affect future world progress....
  • 2018-09-01 00:00:00
  • 2018-03-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Health Systems Trust
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2018-03-01
      This volume of Health Systems Trust’s 90-90-90 Compendium offers a handy resource for community health workers and caregivers, community-based and faith-based organisations, and other networked associations, to share wi...
    • Author:
      Health Systems Trust
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2018-03-01
      This volume of Health Systems Trust’s 90-90-90 Compendium offers a handy resource for community health workers and caregivers, community-based and faith-based organisations, and other networked associations, to share wi...
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2018-03-01
      These guidelines provide recommendations and good practice guidance on the optimal approach to diagnosing cryptococcal meningitis......
  • 2018-02-21 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Malusi Gigaba
      Published by:
      Republic of South Africa
      Publication Date:
      2018-02-21
      ...