AIDS

South African Health Review 2008

Series Name: 
South African Health Review
Published by: 
Health Systems Trust

The theme of this 13th edition of the Review, launched in December 2008, is Primary Health Care in South Africa: A review of 30 years since Alma Ata. The SAHR 2008 chapters focus on critical issues in Primary Health Care. The Review includes a national and international perspective of Primary Health Care, and focuses on areas such as policy and legislation, determinants of health, lifestyle, infectious diseases, mental health, maternal and child health, nutrition and environmental health. The SAHR reviews issues around human resources, finance, and information. It also looks at research on health systems, the role of the private and non-governmental organisations in Primary Health Care, and ends with the relevant health and related indicators chapter.

Global AIDS fight at pivotal point

THE world has a "small window of opportunity" to break the AIDS epidemic for good, the United Nations AIDS programme (UNAIDS) said on Tuesday.
 
In a report released ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, UNAIDS said the global AIDS epidemic could be ended by 2030 if the world met a set of ambitious "fast-track" targets within the next five years.

Pharmaceutical Policy Specialist (9 posts)

Employer: 
National Department of Health
Closing Date: 
17 November 2014

The Department of Health is registered with the Department of Labour as a designated Employer and the filling of the following post will be in line with the Employment Equity Act (including people with disabilities).

 

POSITION: PHARMACEUTICAL POLICY SPECIALIST (9 POSTS) (CONTRACT POST ENDING 31 MARCH 2016)

 

Facilitators: HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT)

Employer: 
Health Systems Trust
Closing Date: 
1 December 2014
Health Systems Trust is a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation that supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive health system for the provision of quality health care in South and Southern Africa.
 
PURPOSE
 
Health Systems Trust wishes to appoint three full-time Facilitators to support the activities of an HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) project across two provinces in South Africa, i.e. Limpopo and Northern Cape.

Clinical Mentor

Employer: 
Health Systems Trust
Closing Date: 
14 November 2014
Health Systems Trust is a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation that supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive health system for the provision of quality health care in South and Southern Africa.
 
PURPOSE
 
Health Systems Trust (HST) wishes to appoint a District Clinical Mentor to strengthen the clinical services in the district supported by the South African Sustainable Response to HIV and AIDS (SA SURE) project. SA SURE aims to strengthen local capacity to provide sustainable HIV and TB-related care and treatment services.

Facility Mentors

Employer: 
Health Systems Trust
Closing Date: 
14 November 2014
Health Systems Trust is a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation that supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive health system for the provision of quality health care in South and Southern Africa.
 
PURPOSE
 
Health Systems Trust (HST) wishes to appoint four Facility Mentors to implement interventions at sub-district, facility and community level in support of the South African Sustainable Response to HIV and AIDS (SA SURE) project. SA SURE aims to strengthen local capacity in the districts served by the project to provide sustainable HIV- and TB-related care and treatment.

District Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Mentor

Employer: 
Health Systems Trust
Closing Date: 
14 November 2014
Health Systems Trust is a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation that supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive health system for the provision of quality health care in South and southern Africa.
 
PURPOSE
 
Health Systems Trust (HST) wishes to appoint a District Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Mentor to improve the quality of routine health data used to report on trends within health services, guide health programme decision-making, and provide information on the quality of health service delivery.

Targeted adherence measures and viral load monitoring needed to improve retention in South African ART programme

Of the people living with HIV in South Africa who are eligible to start antiretroviral therapy (ART), only 57% are in care and only 37% of the 2012/2013 cohort of people receiving ART were given a viral load test, according to new results announced by the CEO of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) at the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa, last month.
 
The session on viral load monitoring, adherence and retention in care was hosted by the South African activism organisations Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Section 27’s (formerly known as the AIDS Law Project) magazine called the NSP Review which tracks and monitors the implementation of South Africa’s National Strategic P

Assistant Director: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT)

Employer: 
National Department of Health
Closing Date: 
3 November 2014
The Department of Health is registered with the Department of Labour as a designated Employer and the filling of the following posts will be in line with the Employment Equity Act (including people with disabilities).
 
APPLICATIONS:
 
The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001.