HIV and AIDS

Researchers Support Mbeki’s Stance on AIDS

Independent researchers, advocate Anthony Brink and Chris Rawiins, have come out in support of former president, Thabo Mbeki's views on HIV/AIDS.

Brink, who has written several research books on the treatment of HIV including his most noted book ‘Debating AZT: Mbeki and the AIDS Drug Controversy’, says Mbeki is correct in what he wrote in his recent open letter.

He is echoes Mbeki’s view that a virus does not cause a syndrome, adding that the outrage at his stance on HIV came from white liberal establishments who had bought a story sold by America.

Female Condom Use on the Rise

With the focus on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) this week, data shows an encouraging increase in the number of women taking charge of their sexual health.

Siyabulela Mamkeli, mayoral committee member for health at the City of Cape Town’s the city’s health directorate, says they have noticed an increase in the number of female condoms distributed via its network of clinics and community outreach campaigns.

NRASD: Process Evaluation - Community Adherence Clubs

The National Religious Association for Social Development (NRASD), in partnership with the National Department of Health, is calling for proposals for a process evaluation of the NRASD ART Adherence Programme funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

Programme evaluation organisations and practitioners with proven experience and the requisite qualifications in evaluation are invited to submit proposals. For a detailed Terms of Reference, refer to www.nrasd.org.za.  

Call for Proporals: AIDS 2016 - Global Village and Youth Programme

The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward.

Shout-It-Now: Human Resources Manager

Shout-It-Now is a non-governmental organisation that delivers high quality HIV/AIDS education, voluntary testing and confidential counselling services to local communities across South Africa. Its innovative and technology-based approach is geared towards the youth - where our collective future lies.

Shout-It-Now seeks to appoint a Human Resources Manager, based in the Western Cape.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Requirements:

Thembalethu: Community Based Social Worker

Thembalethu, meaning ’our hope’ in isiZulu, is a community-based South African nonprofit organisation dedicated to caring for the community in the midst of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and crushing poverty. TCO works to share the hope we have with the sick, orphaned and vulnerable in the Amangwe community.

Thembalethu Care seeks to appoint a Community Based Social Worker.

Social Worker to serve with a NPO working in a deep rural community in the beautiful KZN Drakensberg mountains - caring for the sick, orphaned and vulnerable and supporting community empowerment. 

Call for Proposals: Consultancy - Adolescents HIV Prevention and Impact Mitigation Project

Pact in Swaziland is is calling for proposals from a qualified and experienced evaluation consultant for a baseline and end-of-project evaluation of a new Adolescent HIV Prevention and Impact Mitigation project scheduled to begin in Swaziland in July 2015.

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