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Reflections of ART policy and its implementation: rebuilding the ship as we sail?
(University of the Free State, 2006)
This paper reflects on the early experience with ART implementation in South Africa in the light of the policy goals of increasing ART access whilst improving prevention and strengthening the public health system. It reviews ...
"Nothing new": responses to the introduction of antiretroviral drugs in South Africa
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006)
Interviews conducted in South Africa found that awareness of antiretroviral therapy was generally poor. Antiretroviral drugs were not perceived as new, but one of many alternative therapies for HIV/AIDS. Respondents ...
Missed opportunities for participation in prevention of mother to child transmission programmes: Simplicity of nevirapine does not necessarily lead to optimal uptake, a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Background: The objective of this study was to examine missed opportunities for participation in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme in three sites in South Africa. A rapid anthropological ...
Improving the coverage of the PMTCT programme through a participatory quality improvement intervention in South Africa
Despite several years of implementation, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes in many resource poor settings are failing to reach the majority of HIV positive women. We report on a data driven ...
Scaling up health promotion interventions in the era of HIV/AIDS: Challenges for a rights based approach
(Oxford University Press, 2005)
A sustained scaled up response to global public health challenges such as HIV/AIDS will require a functioning and efficient health system, based on the foundation of strong primary healthcare. Whilst this is necessary, ...
Key challenges to achieving health for all in an inequitable society: The case of South Africa
(American Public Health Association, 2006)
The health inequalities in South Africa are rapidly worsening. Since 1994, the new democratic government has initiated a number of large-scale policies and programs with explicit pro-equity objectives that have improved ...