#DesertRun4NMCH – Using Sport to Give Back

Many South Africans are using their participation in sporting activities from running marathons to climbing mountains to raise awareness and funds for social causes and to make a difference in society. Supported by the reach and popularity of social media as well as crowdfunding platforms, these initiatives have the increased potential to influence meaningful change.

International HIV AIDS Alliance: Mid-Term Review Consultancy of multi-country programme

The Alliance (IHAA) is looking for a consultant to take on a piece of work to undertake a mid-term review for our READY + project.

The Alliance (IHAA) is looking for a consultant to take on a piece of work to: 

Mbeki HIV Stance Gains Support on Twitter

Former president Thabo Mbeki’s argument of Twitter gained lots of support from people who praised him ‘for his facts’ on the issue of HIV/AIDS.
There are also some people who still regarded him as a denialist, after Mbeki released his letter titled ‘Some observations on HIV & mortality in South Africa’ in a series of letters he normally publishes on Mondays.

Ramaphosa: Sex Workers to Access ARVs

Sex workers, long ignored by the government and harassed by police, will finally get access to HIV treatment and prevention - but decriminalisation has not been dealt with by government and this could hobble the initiative.
Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, released a detailed plan on Friday to ensure sex workers achieve better healthcare.
With about 70 percent of sex workers in Johannesburg are HIV-positive, Ramaphosa said sex workers will now receive antiretrovirals as soon as they test positive.

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.

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 Papers: Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Health Economic and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) is a self-funded, applied research unit based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. HEARD conducts a range of research-from pure to applied- seeking to support all those intent on designing interventions to reduce the HIV pandemic in all sectors  in  the  SADC and East Africa region. Its research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions.

Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Health Resources and Services Administration: Finance and/or Administration Expert Consultant

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is an agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that works on the transition of the United States Government (USG) funded programmes to African counterparts.

HRSA seeks to recruit a Finance and/or Administration Expert Consultant who can participate in a two day training on their Clinical Assessment for Systems Strengthening (ClASS) Project in Johannesburg, South Africa.


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