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Health Equity in Africa


WORLD AIDS DAY 2014: Why a gender-conscious response to HIV is still necessary

It’s been 10 years since the World AIDS Day theme focused on women and girls, but what progress have we made in reducing the burden of HIV amongst this population? Leading up to World AIDS Day, HEARD, in collaboration with CAPRISA, the South African Medical Research Council, K-Rith, Health Systems Trust and the University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted a panel discussion focusing on women, girls and HIV. The aim of the discussion was to discuss different challenges women and girls face drawing from biomedical science, social and behavioural studies, alongside com...

Research Jobs at HEARD ­ Apply Now

HEARD is seeking to employ Senior Researchers and Research Fellows in the areas of Gender Equality and Health, Health Governance and Financing and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights. The successful applicants will be highly motivated, with a keen interest in health­ related research. Senior Researchers must have solid knowledge and experience in the field applied for and should have a track record in managing a similar portfolio. For the role of Research Fellow, the successful candidate must have demonstrated competencies in the relevant field. Each post...