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Call for Submissions: Health Systems Trust 2015 Emerging Public Health Practitioner Award

Call for Submissions: Health Systems Trust 2015 Emerging Public Health Practitioner Award

Are you a public health practitioner, or a student/researcher in the field of health science, medicine or public health? Call for submissions for the Health Systems Trust 2015 Emerging Public Health Practitioner Award are now open to those looking to publish a paper dealing with public health or policy in a respected and widely read South African peer-reviewed journal. The successful candidate will have their paper published in the 2015 edition of the South African Health Review (SAHR). Additionally, the winner will receive a cash prize and an opportunity to explore further collaboration at Health Systems Trust. See flyer for more information. 

Vacancy Deadline Extension: Junior Researcher - Health Governance and Finance Programme

Vacancy Deadline Extension: Junior Researcher - Health Governance and Finance Programme

HEARD is seeking to employ a junior researcher to join its innovative Health Governance and Finance Programme. The successful applicant should have a keen interest in issues around health governance and financing in Africa, and be strongly motivated to develop as a researcher. Closing date for applications is now 4 May 2015. Click here to apply.

Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa: Call for Papers for Publication

Ahead of the 21st International AIDS Conference (IAC) to be held in Durban, South Africa, in July 2016, HEARD, in partnership with UNAIDS, UNDP, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the World Bank and the Southern African AIDS Trust, is seeking innovative contributions to a book project on ‘Prevention’. Click here for more information.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Applied Research Services on Inter-Linkages between Gender-Based Violence and HIV

The partnership of the Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD), Salamander Trust, AIDS Legal Network, the ATHENA Network and Project Empower announce that they have been selected as diverse research institutions to support the design of an implementation and monitoring framework for community based organisations in six countries based on the latest evidence and promising practices related to gender-based violence (GBV)  and HIV. This work aims to document and determine effectiveness and lessons learnt. Click here for more information.


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Call for Papers: Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa - The Kubatana


Call for Papers: Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa
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Time to end child marriage is now - IPPmedia


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“I understand the support of EAC and SADC secretariat in fighting against the two.” Reports in the region indicate HIV and AIDs remains a challenge among the youth. Of 620,000 new HIV/AIDs infection among young people aged between 15...

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Champions come together to announce strengthened efforts for an AIDS-free ... - Newstime Africa


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