Category: 'Health'

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Orphans and Vulnerable Children in High HIV-Prevalence Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study looks at eight Sub-Saharan countries with orphans and vulnerable children and how they are coping with the high HIV prevalence in the region. The study looks at the situation orphans and vulnerable children are faced with and how more welfare programmes need to be strengthened to support them.

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Orphans and Vulnerable Children: A social investors basic guide

With the continuous rise of HIV/AIDS in our society, more and more children are becoming orphaned and need support from government, the community and social investors. This guideline gives social investors a background as to what the statistics are on orphans and how they could possibly intervene in this epidemic.

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A Policy on Quality in Health Care in South Africa

This policy focuses on how quality health care in South Africa can be improved upon. This policy gives direction to health officials and health facilities on how they can improve and monitor health care in the country.

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The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the African Economy: A Review of South

The article reviews current literature and evidence that relates to the impact that HIV/AIDS has on the South African economy. It considers the literature and macroeconomic models that determine(d) the impact of this epidemic on South Africa, points out faults and focuses on questions that remain unanswered.

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Harnessing the power of sports for development and peace

The article considers how the Sport for Development and Peace programme can improve society by considering sport as a: contributor to peace and development; tool to promote health; tool to promote the development of the youth; way to improve gender equity and empower females; method for including persons with disabilities in societies and improving their […]

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Every death counts – Saving the lives of mothers, babies and children in South Africa

The article provides a unified call to save the lives of South Africa’s mothers, children and babies who die from avoidable health challenges including: malnutrition, pregnancy and childbirth complications, newborn and chidhood illness and HIV/AIDS. The report shows the gaps and missed opportuntitis in the health care system but argues that solutions do exist. The […]

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Health Care Reform and the Crisis of HIV and AIDS in SA

The article provides a critical evaluation on health care reform and responses to the pandemic of HIV and AIDS during the first decade of democracy in South Africa. The article argues that the evolution of improved health care is crucial for South Africa’s development and post-apartheid transition.The governemnt has a key responsibility to ensure equitable […]