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HIV & AIDS

Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa: Rapid scale-up using quality improvement
2014 - Describes the process undertaken by the National Department of Health, in collaboration with partners, to develop, implement and monitor a data-driven intervention to improve facility, district, provincial and national PMTCT-related performance.

Laboratory information system data demonstrate successful implementation of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme in South Africa
2014 - Monitoring the PMTCT programme to identify gaps for early intervention is essential as South Africa progresses from prevention to elimination of HIV infection in children.

Women with disabilities: an essential group for MTCT elimination: A note on bottlenecks and priorities for action
2014 - This report explores the situation of women with disabilities of reproductive age in two African countries and the relevance of this group for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS.

Joint review of HIV, TB and PMTCT Programmes in South Africa - Main report (April 2014)
2014 - The main purpose of this Review, carried out by a multi-disciplinary team of South African and international reviewers, was to assess performance of the programmes and provide options for improvement.

South African National HIV prevalence, incidence and bahaviour survey 2012 - Launch edition
2014 - Epidemiology of HIV from both social and biomedical points of view, providing statistical data on HIV prevalence, HIV incidence and antiretroviral treatment exposure, and also socio-behavioural and structural aspects contributing to the spread...

Connecting the dots for EMTCT
2013 - Describing a decade of PMTCT, South African goals and national policy, paving the way forward and challenges the PMTCT programme.

Social Mobilisation and Communication Strategy for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
2010 - This study was conducted to support the development of a national campaign entitled ‘Social Mobilisation and Communication Strategy for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.’

South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2008
2010 - This report, which is the second one based on the third population-based HIV seroprevalence survey conducted in 2008 by the consortium led by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), focuses on health of children 0–18 years of age.

Fact sheet: World Breastfeeding Week
2010 - South Africa joins the rest of the world in celebrating breast feeding week every year from the 1st - 7th August.

Taking blood from infants for the HIV DNA PCR test - Standard Operating Procedures
2009 - This Standard Operating Procedure file is designed to assist healthcare workers in taking blood from infants for the HIV DNA PCR test.

Strengthening PMTCT through communication: A review of the literature
2009 - A literature review on social mobilization and communication in support of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV.

Trainee's Manual: Psychosocial Care of Babies and Young Children Living with HIV and AIDS
2008 - This manual aims to equip health and child care practices with information and skills for the psychosocial care and support of babies and young children who are living with HIV and AIDS and who are on treatment in the health system.

Trainers Manual: Psychosocial Care of Babies and Young Children Living with HIV and AIDS
2008 - This manual aims to equip health and child care practices with information and skills for the psychosocial care and support of babies and young children who are living with HIV and AIDS and who are on treatment in the health system.

The psychological, social and development needs of babies and young children and their caregivers living with HIV and AIDS
2008 - The research aimed to better understand the needs of young children affected or infected by HIV and AIDS in South Africa.

Including Post-Exposure Prophylaxis to prevent HIV and AIDS into post-sexual assault health sevices in South Africa: Cost and cost effectiveness of user preferred approaches to provision
2006 - This project was designed to provide information to inform the health service response to rape.

Pre- and post HIV test counselling for children - Guidelines for counsellors
2003 - The leaflet is the outcome of workshops facilitated by The Teddy Bear Clinic for Sexually Abused Children, with representatives from governmental, nongovernmental and community-based organisations nationwide.

Gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa - Oganisational responses
2003 - Organisations working in the field of gender-based violence are increasingly noting the impact of sexual violence-related HIV infection, and are adopting integrated approaches in their programmes, analyses, training and advocacy work.

Gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa - A literature review
2003 - A literature review identifies research, knowlege, resource and service gaps, so as to open up the terrain for further research, debate and information-gathering with a view to feeding into the information of explanatory models.

Gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa - A bibliography
2003 - This bibliography is a companion document to a series of review on gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

 

 

 

 

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