South Africa

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21 January 2016
The joint publication by the Stop TB Partnership and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surveys tuberculosis treatment (TB) and diagnosis policy and practice in 24 countries.According to the report, about 70 percent of surveyed countries had no policies...
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A survey of diagnostic and treatment practices
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BMC Public Health | BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted | DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2661-x | © McGee et al. 2016
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15 August 2016 (All day)
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17 August 2016 (All day)
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Gauteng, South Africa
Despite South Africa’s remarkable political and social transformation and development gains since 1994, the country continues to experience staggering levels of deaths, injuries and disabilities arising from violence.
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4 May 2016 (All day)
TO:
6 May 2016 (All day)
VENUE:
Gauteng, South Africa
Health Systems Trust (HST) is hosting a conference from 4-6 May 2016 at the Birchwood Conference Centre, Boksburg, Gauteng.
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Stigma against people living with HIV (PLHIV) remains one of the central barriers to accessing HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. It has long been recognized that action is needed to address HIV and AIDS related stigma and discrimination
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Stigma is widely recognized as a barrier to accessing HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.
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This report includes the following assessments: 1. A review of efforts to improve attitudes of health service providers serving people living with HIV in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland
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Thembalethu Development is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 tha
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19 March 2015
A group of HIV-positive women, who were coerced or forced into being sterilised, are seeking redress for what happened to them and are asking that the law be changed to stop the discrimination.Her Rights Initiative (HRI) and Oxfam lodged a formal...
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17 March 2015
In 2014 Anglo American tested and counseled nearly 110 000 employees and contractors for HIV and AIDS in South Africa and Zimbabwe, showcasing its commitment to employee health and longevity.86% of its full-time workforce also participated...
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4 March 2015
South Africa’s HIV-positive population has relatively low rates of engagement in health care and viral suppression, paralleling similarly low figures in the United States, aidsmap reports. Researchers presented their estimates of South Africa’s “...
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There is increasing focus on social and structural factors following the marginal success of individual-level strategies for HIV prevention.
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In South Africa young women bear a disproportionate burden of HIV infection however, risk factors for HIV acquisition are not fully understood in this setting.
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Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health i
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The vast majority of people with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) diagnosed in the world’s most extensive outbreak have acquired their infection from another person, not as the result of the failure of treatment for multidrug-resis
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The National ASRH&R Framework Strategy focuses on five key priority areas that are underpinned by a set of accompanying objectives that focus on increased coordination, collaboration, information and knowledge sharing for ASRH&R activities
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FROM:
17 July 2016 (All day)
TO:
22 July 2016 (All day)
VENUE:
Durban, South Africa
It is with pleasure that we invite you to take part in the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), on 17-22 July 2016 in Durban, South Africa.
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18 February 2015
A clinical trial called HVTN 100 has been launched in South Africa to study an investigational HIV vaccine regimen for safety and the immune responses it generates in study participants. This experimental vaccine regimen is based on the one tested...
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16 February 2015
A massive tuberculosis screening programme to the tune of half a billion rand will begin next month, covering three areas of society most vulnerable to the disease, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said yesterday at a briefing held in Pretoria....
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We conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled trial to assess daily treatment with oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, oral tenofovir–emtricitabine, or 1% tenofovir vaginal gel as preexposure prophylaxis against HIV-1 infection in 5,029 women in S