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Govt Conducts Survey to Combat TB

Zambia’s deputy minister of health, Chitalu Chilufya, states that the country is conducting a national tuberculosis (TB) prevalence survey to present evidence that will ensure effective TB programming in future.

Speaking at a research dissemination meeting organised by the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ), Chilufya asserted that programme-based research will form a greater part of the national TB control programme.

Chilufya is of the view that the fight against TB called for collaborative efforts between government and partners.

Soccer Players Kick Out HIV

Soccer players in Swaziland are not just kicking the ball, they are playing to kick out the HIV epidemic.

The Knock Out Challenge is a soccer tournament organised by the Baphalali Swaziland Red Cross Society (BSRCS) to help combat HIV in Swaziland, which has the highest rate of the deadly epidemic in the world.

26.5 percent of Swaziland’s population is living with HIV/AIDS, the stigma of living with HIV often results in citizens not getting tested for HIV/AIDS, for fear of being socially ostracised by their communities.

Heart and Stroke Foundation: Marketing and Communications Officer

The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSF) was established in 1980, and is a non-governmental organisation. The HSF plays a leading role in the fight against preventable heart disease and stroke, with the aim of seeing fewer South Africans suffer premature deaths and disabilities. A future where fewer South Africans are affected by cardiovascular disease, and to encourage prevention at all levels, empower South Africans to adopt healthy lifestyles and make healthy choices easier.

Treatment Action Campaign: Capacity Building Officer

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) engages in monitoring, advocacy and campaigning within the health system to ensure that every person with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support services to live a healthy life.

TAC seeks to appoint a Capacity Building Officer, based in Cape Town.

Responsibilities:

Material development and distribution

Treatment Action Campaign: Researcher

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) engages in monitoring, advocacy and campaigning within the health system to ensure that every person with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support services to live a healthy life.

TAC seeks to appoint a Researcher to join its vibrant policy, communications and research department, based in Cape Town.

South African History Archive: Internship – Archival Programme

Established in 1988 by anti-apartheid activists, the South African History Archive (SAHA) is an independent human rights archive committed to documenting, supporting, and promoting greater awareness of historical and, since 1994, contemporary struggles for justice and accountability.
 
SAHA invites graduates with a keen interest in archives and human rights documentation in South Africa to apply for a 6 to 12 months archival internship starting in 2015.

Treatment Action Campaign: Human Resources Manager

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) engages in monitoring, advocacy and campaigning within the health system to ensure that every person with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support services to live a healthy life.

TAC seeks to appoint an energetic, pro-active individual with a passion for social justice as Human Resources (HR) Manager.

The person will lead the organisation’s Human Resources team. The position is based in Cape Town, but will require regular travel to Johannesburg and some travel to other parts of the country.

South African History Archive: Researcher - Right to Truth Project

Established in 1988 by anti-apartheid activists, the South African History Archive (SAHA) is an independent human rights archive committed to documenting, supporting, and promoting greater awareness of historical and, since 1994, contemporary struggles for justice and accountability.
 
SAHA’s two core programmes are:

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