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Since 1992, the Health Systems Trust has contributed to the development of a health system that can meet the needs of all South Africans, including the most disadvantaged. We will continue to work with all stakeholders in order to improve health care, particularly in areas most underserved and in need.





Press Release: Study concludes, initiation of antiretroviral treatment protects uninfected sexual partners from HIV infection
HIV Prevention Trials Network

Men and women infected with HIV reduced the risk of transmitting the virus to their sexual partners through initiation of oral antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to findings from a large multinational clinical study conducted by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), a global partnership dedicated to reducing the transmission of HIV through cutting-edge biomedical, behavioral, and structural interventions.
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Accepting Abstracts: The 7th Annual Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA) Conference

The 7th PHASA 2011 Conference Gauteng, South Africa 28 - 30 November 2011 Closing the health equity gap: Public health leadership, education and practice
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Senior Researcher

Closing date: 26 April 2011

We have a vacancy in the organisation for a Senior Researcher. This is a one-year contract position which is renewable based on funding and performance.
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Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Closing date: 5 April 2011

Soul City Institute uses a unique combination of media, social mobilisation and advocacy to create an enabling environment for social change, empowering audiences to make healthy choices, both as individuals and as communities. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and suitably qualified professional to assume the above position.
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New Publications

Annual Report 2009/10 (2011-02-07)
South African Health Review 2010 (2010-11-29)
Promising Practices to Build Human Resources Capacity in HIV Strategic Information (2010-09-03)


Health Statistics

Antiretroviral treatment exposure (%) (2014-10-04)
Case fatality rate (MDR-TB) (%) (2014-03-28)
Successful completion rate (MDR-TB) (%) (2014-03-28)


Upcoming Events



New links

The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC)
Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre
Mpilonhle Project