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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.