South Africa

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March 21, 2019

BACKGROUND:

Increased demand for healthcare services in countries experiencing high HIV disease burden and often coupled with a shortage of health workers, has necessitated task shifting from professional health workers to Lay Health Workers (LHWs) in order to improve healthcare deliver

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March 19, 2019

SheConquers, the South African national campaign that aims to improve the lives of adolescent girls and young women and their male peers in South Africa, held a 2-day workshop that accommodated 27 young people representing all 9 provinces from South Africa.

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March 19, 2019

Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim is one of the world’s leading AIDS researchers and has made pioneering contributions to understanding the HIV epidemic in young people, especially among young women.

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March 19, 2019

Incorporating stakeholder engagement early and deeply in the development of a clinical trial for HIV prevention research is for us a clarion call.

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March 19, 2019

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) delivers life-saving services to people affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in 36 country and regional programs. Founded in 2003, PEPFAR is the largest investment in combating a single disease by a single country in history.

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March 12, 2019
In this study, we aimed to study retention in care trajectories and associated factors in ART-eligible patients enrolled in a universal test-and-treat trial implemented in rural South Africa.
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March 12, 2019
Drug resistance is a challenge for the global control of tuberculosis. We examined mortality in patients with tuberculosis from high-burden countries, according to concordance or discordance of results from drug susceptibility testing done locally and in a reference laboratory.
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February 27, 2019

Background: Little up-to-date information is available about the costs of providing drug-susceptible tuberculosis (DS-TB) treatment to paediatric patients in South Africa (SA), nor have actual costs incurred at clinics been compared with costs expected from guidelines.

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February 27, 2019
In South Africa, roughly half of the drug-resistant TB cases diagnosed are reported to have been started on treatment. We determined the proportion of persons diagnosed with rifampicin resistant (RR-) TB who initiated treatment in Johannesburg after the introduction of decentralized RR-TB care in 2011.
Opportunity
February 25, 2019
Panagora Group's Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Activity supports USAID/South Africa’s bilateral Health Office by working collaboratively with health office staff to achieve their overall goals by creatively finding innovative solutions, supplementing and complementing their existing staff capacity, and as appropriate enhancing capacity in performance management; evaluation and research; and systematic collaboration, continuous learning, and adaptive management. We are looking for creative, dynamic, results focused and experienced professionals to be part of a pool of consultants that we can call on to support USAID/South Africa’s bilateral Health Office with a variety of needs in the area of HIV and AIDS.