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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

  • 2019-08-08 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Republic of South Africa
      Published by:
      Republic of South Africa
      Publication Date:
      2019-08-08
      To achieve universal access to quality health care services in the Republic in accordance with section 27 of the Constitution; to establish a National Health Insurance Fund and to set out its powers, functions and gover...
  • 2019-07-30 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Judith King
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2019-07-30
      Health Systems Trust is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural edition of the Phakama Digest, a new publication series that profiles the work of the SA SURE Plus Project....
  • 2019-07-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisastion
      Publication Date:
      2019-07-29
      This seventh WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic focuses on the “O” of MPOWER: “Offer help to quit tobacco use”....
  • 2019-07-23 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-07-23
      The 2019 updated guidelines provide the latest recommendations based on rapidly evolving evidence of safety and efficacy and programmatic experience...
  • 2019-07-17 00:00:00
    • Author:
      TREATS consortium
      Published by:
      TREATS consortium
      Publication Date:
      2019-07-17
      The first TREATS annual review 2018 outlines the project’s key achievements so far and initial qualitative findings; building the foundations for a strong research project which will support the global ambition to end T...
  • 2019-07-16 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UNAIDS
      Published by:
      UNAIDS
      Publication Date:
      2019-07-16
      The pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths is slowing down according to a new report released by UNAIDS....
  • 2019-07-14 00:00:00
    • Author:
      National Department of Health
      Published by:
      National Department of Health
      Publication Date:
      2019-07-14
      This evaluation report was the collaborative effort of a consortium led by Genesis Analytics (Genesis)...
  • 2019-06-20 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-06-20
      Epilepsy: a public health imperative is the first global report on epilepsy summarizing the available evidence on the burden of epilepsy and the public health response required at global, regional and national levels....
  • 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...
    • Author:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Published by:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-17
      The Quality of Care Review was conducted in a nationally-representative sample of 20 facilities found in the 4 regions of the country....
  • 2019-04-16 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Published by:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-16
      This report summarises the results of the assessment of the quality of the data management and reporting systems of health facilities carried out in the Kingdom of Eswatini within the scope of the Health Facility Census...
  • 2019-04-12 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Published by:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-12
      The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) guidelines for collaborative TB/HIV activities to be incorporated in the national programmes....
    • Author:
      KwaZulu-Natal Department of He
      Published by:
      KwaZulu-Natal Department of He
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-12
      This storybook documents good practices in community-oriented primary care from South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province...
  • 2019-04-05 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Published by:
      Eswatini Ministry of Health
      Publication Date:
      2019-04-05
      The Service Availability and Readiness Assessment (SARA) effort builds on previous and current approaches designed to assess health service delivery in Eswatini....
  • 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....