Reproductive Health and Family Planning

Event
May 19, 2020

DATE: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
TIME: 9:00 AM EST | 16:00 EAT

eToolkit
April 20, 2020

This toolkit was developed as an easy-to-read, “at-a-glance” job aid for healthcare providers working with adolescents living with HIV.

Resource
April 16, 2020

Background: Great strides have been made in decreasing paediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. In South Africa, new paediatric HIV infections decreased by 84% between 2009 and 2015.

Resource
March 26, 2020
The South African Health Review 2019 analyses and assesses progress and challenges in key areas of the health system, and proposes recommendations for improvement.
Blog
November 25, 2019

This month, a new strain of HIV was discovered for the first time in nearly two decades, providing the global community with a more complete map of how the virus evolves.

Event
November 21, 2019

The 20th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA 2019), which took place from 2-7 December at the Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda, represented a tremendous opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the African region’s HIV epidemic an

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November 7, 2019

Girls and women are at the centre of the AIDS response.

Resource
October 23, 2019

INTRODUCTION: HIV testing male partners of pregnant and postpartum women can lead to improved health outcomes for women, partners and infants.

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October 10, 2019
In this issue of the research Digest, we have assembled 86 abstracts published in July and August 2019 that feature evidence from Botswana (4), Burundi (1), Democratic Republic of Congo (1), Eswatini (3), Lesotho (4), Malawi (3), Mozambique (7), South Africa (51), Zambia (10) and Zimbabwe (9). Abstracts are grouped into linked categories to make browsing easier: Advocates (1); Health care providers (14); implementers and programmers (37); lay health workers (2); policymakers and government officials (1); and researchers (31).
Resource
October 10, 2019
Women account for 56% of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa. Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) are promising interventions because they combine HIV prevention with a less stigmatizing indication, such as pregnancy. We conducted a study with three placebo-only MPT products in Kisumu, Kenya and Soshanguve, South Africa, to assess preferences for attributes of tablets, vaginal rings and injectable products for dual prevention of HIV and pregnancy (TRIO Study). Here, we present former TRIO participants' views on the study results.