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Background Reports

Preventing and Coping with HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict Situations: Gender-Based Lessons

This briefing note summarises the rationale behind a symposium held in South Africa, which objectives were: to provide a quick overview of gender-sensitive practices which have been effective in preventing and coping with HIV/AIDS in communities in the aftermath of…
Linking Complex Emergency Response and Transition Initiative
Evidence Reviews

Visions, Voices and Priorities of Young People Living With and Most Affected by HIV

This report shares perspectives and insights from young people from around the world living with and affected by HIV, who share their visions for realising and claiming their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and for setting priorities for…

Group Dialogue and Critical Reflection of HIV Prevention: An Evaluation of the C-Change Community Conversation Toolkit

Communication for Change (C-Change) set out to develop support tools that would foster interactive communication among low-literacy adults and prompt engagement on HIV prevention issues, including encouraging individual and group-oriented problem solving. The Community Conversation Toolkit (CCT) was developed using…
Evidence Reviews

Challenges of Post-Conflict Recovery!

This document highlights on issues of Peace Recovery Development Plan (PRDP) and health service delivery in northern Uganda.The report reviews an assessment surrounding the recent influx of asylum seekers and refugees from South Sudan to Uganda and summarises its key…
Refugee Law Project

Not As Simple As ABC: Christian Fundamentalisms and HIV and AIDS Responses in Africa

HIV and AIDS remains a starkly gendered epidemic in the African region. Sub-Saharan Africans represent 68 percent of HIV+ people globally, with an average of 13 women infected for every 10 men. While men as a group have lower prevalence…
Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Background Reports

International Peacekeeping: Special Issue: HIV/AIDS and Post-Conflict Societies in Africa

Intorductory article to edition of International Peacekeeping which explores HIV/AIDS in post-conflict societies in Africa. It assesses the key aspects of these societies that contribute towards the spread and impact of the epidemic, such as poorly functioning national health systems,…
Background Reports

Human Rights and the HIV Response: Eastern and Southern Africa Region

Key populations, specifically people who sell sex (PWSS), people who inject drugs (PWID) and lesbian, and gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people experience significant human rights violations which underpin the continued high HIV incidence in these populations.This rapid assessment…
HEARD-University of KwaZulu-Natal
Evidence Reviews

Coming of Age: Communication’s Role in Powering Global Health 

Communication has been a consistent current running through many major health developments of recent years. And yet, despite the demonstrated promise of communication as a tool for improving public health, not enough has been done to date to capitalise upon…

The Microeconomic Impact of Interventions Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

While the majority of interventions against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria had positive short-term effects, these were frequently not translated into long-term sustainable results.Cash transfers may have the potential of reducing HIV transmissions but the effect is so far insignificant.Increased access…
Foresight Papers

Humanitarian Trends in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

This research was prompted by a growing consensus that “the nature of humanitarian emergencies is changing” (UNOCHA, 2011a), with future emergencies increasingly driven over time by “a combination of complex and inter-related circumstances”, rather than single, identifiable shocks (ibid). Such…
Regional Interagency Standing Committee, Southern Africa. Rome, FAO
Background Reports

Health and Climate Change: Key Linkages in Southern Africa

Climate change has major health implications for developing countries but the links are often not well understood. This report describes the current and predicted climate impacts on human health in southern Africa. It presents a view of existing health vulnerabilities…
Research Gate
Background Reports

Human Health Impacts in a Changing South African Climate

Climate change is projected to lead to warmer temperatures, especially in southern Africa, where the warming is predicted to be 2°C higher than the global increase. Given the high burden of disease already associated with environmental factors in this region,…
South African Medical Journal