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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

  • 2019-10-17 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...
  • 2019-09-29 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...
  • 2019-08-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-08-29
      The World Health Organization (WHO) convened a Guideline Development Group (GDG) meeting from 29 to 31 July 2019 to review global guidance on contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV acquisition...
  • 2019-08-23 00:00:00
    • Author:
      World Health Organisation
      Published by:
      World Health Organisation
      Publication Date:
      2019-08-23
      After its 3-year study of trends and future projections for the factors and determinants that underpin malaria, the Strategic Advisory Group on Malaria Eradication (SAGme) reaffirms that eradication is a goal worth purs...
  • 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....
  • 2019-06-19 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Wellcome
      Published by:
      Wellcome
      Publication Date:
      2019-06-19
      The Wellcome Global Monitor is the world’s largest study into how people around the world think and feel about science and major health challenges. It surveys over 140,000 people from more than 140 countries....
  • 2019-05-29 00:00:00
    • Author:
      UN Women, WHO
      Published by:
      UN Women
      Publication Date:
      2019-05-29
      Violence against women is preventable and policy-makers can play a critical role in this regard. We know more than ever before about what works to prevent violence against women. ...
  • 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....