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Tuberculosis and Malaria today launched a new funding model that allows it to invest more strategically, achieve greater impact, and engage implementers and partners more effectively.
Resources / Reports
| The SA Health Review 2012/13 |
The SAHR 2012/13 provides information on selected issues that are relevant to the six building blocks of health systems strengthening, the Negotiated Service Delivery Agreement and primary health care re-engineering.
District Health Barometer 2011/12
Seasoned health professionals are familiar with the example of a busload of passengers, each instructing the driver to go in a different direction and resulting in a stationary bus as the driver cannot decide which instruction to follow. The same happens when health services do not have clear and specific plans. Plans with measurable indicators and targets are required at all levels (i.e. national, provincial, district, sub-district, facility and units within facilities). We need good health information to determine progress and to measure the results of implementing such plans. The District Health Barometer (DHB), a Health Systems Trust (HST) publication, makes a meaningful contribution to providing this information.
The 2011 National Antenatal Sentinel HIV & Syphilis Prevalence Survey
The HIV sentinel surveillance data has helped to map the epidemic and monitor HIV infection trends in the country and has served as an advocacy tool, resulting in the mobilization of partners, resources and development of innovative approaches by the national response to HIV and AIDS.
DR-TB Drugs Under the Microscope: 2nd Edition
This report focuses on just some of the many factors that hamper the scaling up of DR-TB treatment – the limited availability and high cost of quality-assured medicines for resistant strains of the disease, owing to an insecure market and insufficient demand; and the research questions that remain unsolved with existing medicines.
Health Policy and Planning Journal
Health Policy and Planning blends such individual specialities as epidemiology, health and development economics, management and social policy, planning and social anthropology into a lively academic mix that constantly stimulates and keeps readers abreast of global health, focusing on issues of particular relevance to low and middle income countries.
IAVI 2011 Annual Report
This report details key activities in 2011 that support IAVI's mission to develop a safe, effective, accessible, preventive HIV vaccine for use throughout the world. Navigate to a specific section of the report below, download the entire report, view partner profiles and watch a message from IAVI CEO Margaret McGlynn.
Maternal Death: The Avoidable Crisis
Every day, approximately 1,000 women die in childbirth or from a pregnancy-related complication.The vast majority of these deaths can be prevented if access to emergency obstetric care is ensured.
Smoking in the workplace in South Africa: Law and practice
This paper highlights the provisions and regulations relating to smoking in workplaces and discusses the reported cases in which
the various bargaining council arbitrators have dealt with the issue of employers’ and employees’ rights in cases relating to smoking at
Stroke – the silent killer
The effects of a stroke can be devastating and can result in early death or permanent disability. Furthermore, when someone does survive a stroke, it often puts an enormous burden on family members and/or carers. Moreover, stroke-related medical costs and disability put major strain on our healthcare system and the economy as a whole. So just how big is the problem?
World Health Organisation 2011 Tobacco Control Report
The WHO releases a report on the state of Tobacco Control annually.This provides the latest data from all WHO countries for up to 2011.