Governance

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January 8, 2019

Despite many achievements, stigma, discrimination, gender inequality, violence and other human rights violations continue to make people vulnerable to the epidemic and hinder access to HIV services.

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January 8, 2019
There has been a notable expansion in routine health care in sub-Saharan Africa. While heath care is nominally free in many contexts, the time required to access services reflects an opportunity cost that may be substantial and highly gendered, reflecting the gendered nature of health care guidelines and patterns of use. The time costs of health care use, however, have rarely been systematically assessed at the population-level.
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January 8, 2019

In this five-minute video, Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola – director at Stellenbosch University’s Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS, who is well recognized for her activism to ensure affordable access to health services for people living with HIV – gives her perspective on what it will take for Afri

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January 8, 2019

Age-of-consent laws can be a barrier to adolescents accessing relevant HIV/AIDS services. This study provides new evidence that a lower legal age of consent could address this barrier, especially in countries with more restrictive legislation, and increase HIV testing and counselling uptake.

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January 4, 2019

Without addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination, the world will not achieve the goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

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January 4, 2019
This article reflects on the social, political, and structural factors that shape risk and influence access to prevention and care. It calls for the use of a collection of indicators that incorporate principles of human rights, gender equality, and participation, recognizing that without equity, epidemic transition cannot truly be achieved or sustained.
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December 14, 2018

Thank you for a great 2018 with SHARE! As we close out the year, we reflect on SHARE’s achievements and what remains to be done in the response to HIV in southern Africa.

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December 13, 2018
The South African Health Review 2018 is now available. This year’s edition focuses on human resources for health - particularly innovative and practical solutions for ensuring adequate human resources in preparation for National Health Insurance (NHI) - and emphasises the need for sustainable progress in staffing the health sector if we are to achieve universal health coverage. Download the Review in its entirety or by individual chapter from the Health Systems Trust’s website.
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December 5, 2018

Since the Alma Ata Declaration in 1978, community health volunteers (CHVs) have been at the forefront, providing health services, especially to underserved communities, in low-income countries.

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December 4, 2018

The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science – known as IAS 2019 – will take place on 21-24 July 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico.