Reports

National Sex Workers Report

National Sex Workers Report-1
SANAC recently commissioned the first ever study to estimate the number of sex workers in South Africa. This study estimates the number of sex workers by district and by province. Through this study, we hope that the country will be able to develop policy and to estimate the need for services in this sector of society.

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Know Your Epidemic Report

Know Your Epidemic Report-1
This is an abridged version of a more detailed Know Your Epidemic and Know Your Response Study which was done and commissioned by the South African government and co-ordinated by the World Bank and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The purpose of this work is to assist South Africa improve its HIV prevention response, which is a major component of the National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV and AIDS, TB and STIs 2012 – 2016.

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ANTE-NATAL SURVEY REPORT 2012

The HIV sentinel surveillance data has helped to map the epidemic and monitor HIV infection in the country. This survey was the 22nd to be conducted by the nationmal Department of Health.

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National 2009 HIV incidence estimates for South Africa

This epidemiological comments publication reports on the proceedings of the National Consultation on HIV estimation in South Africa convened by SANAC and the national Department of Health in March 2009 in Durban, South Africa. The purpose of this meeting was to seek agreement on HIV estimation processes in SA as well as agree on baseline HIV incidence for the 15 – 49 year old age group in order to bench-mark changes in the coming years.

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Childhood morbidity and mortality report

This is an audit of childhood morbidity and mortality with a view to develop interventions to avoid these childhood deaths.

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Report on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths

This report documents the numbers and causes of maternal deaths for the country by province. It also lists those factors that are avoidable.

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The 2010 PMTCT Evaluation Report

The 2010 South African PMTCT Evaluation serves as a baseline to monitor the effectiveness of the ante-natal and intra-partum aspects of the national PMTCT programme, that is, MTCT rates. This is the first investigation to determine the effectiveness of the national PMTCT programme.

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UNAIDS Report 2013

UNAIDS Report 2013 gives an assessment of east and southern Africa’s progress on efforts to move towards zero new HIV infections and zero deaths due to AIDS.

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South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

The first South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey shows that South Africa has a huge burden of disease, fuelled by a range of risk factors, and morbidity and mortality figures are high.

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EFFECTS OF CONDOM USAGE AND ART IN SA

This study shows that HIV incidence has declined in South Africa. The report says this is as a result of the effect of condom usage and the impact of anti-retro-viral medication on the infectiousness of people with advanced HIV disease.

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