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  • Southern Africa: Fighting HIV in the Time of Covid

    Jul 27, 2021Analysis - Marginalised and criminalised populations account for 65% of new HIV infections globally, but are largely left out of both HIV and Covid-19 responses - and this is a particularly stark

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  • 'Striking' Differences in Rates of HIV/AIDS within South

    SEATTLE–Despite the rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) since 2000, HIV/AIDS is still the most common cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa, according to data from the Global Burden of Disease. In South Africa, GBD data show that HIV/AIDS was responsible for 135,399 deaths in 2017.

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  • TIPS

    South Africa currently faces one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world. The estimated adult prevalence of HIV amongst 15-49 year olds in 2001 was 20.1% (UNAIDS, 2002), while the ASSA2000 model put adult prevalence amongst 20-65 year olds (in the unchanged scenario) at 24.1% (ASSA, 2003). A recent national survey in turn has

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  • "WE DELIBERATELY SPREAD HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA"

    Mar 18, 2019Alexander Jones is a former mercenary who used to work for South African Institute for Maritime Research (SAIMR), which, according to the New African, already had a reputation for masterminding coups and other sorts of violence across the continent in the 1970s and '80s.The research done by the Danish and Swedish filmmakers brought them to Jones who was more than willing to

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  • HIV/AIDS in Gauteng, South Africa

    Deaf Federation of South Africa - DeafSA HIV/AIDS Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Diocese of Christ the King HIV/AIDS Robertsham, Johannesburg South, Gauteng. Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd Clinic - Doornkop HIV/AIDS Doornkop, Soweto, Gauteng. Health Finance Corporation HIV/AIDS Lonehill, Sandton, Gauteng.

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  • The cost of treating HIV/AIDS with ARVs in South Africa

    A summary of research on the cost of treatment of HIV/AIDS with ARVs in South Africa This paper reports on a survey conducted of completed studies and research in progress produced by public, private and non-government institutions that have estimated and documented the cost of treatment of HIV/AIDS with ARVs in South Africa.

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  • HIV/AIDS in Gauteng, South Africa

    Deaf Federation of South Africa - DeafSA HIV/AIDS Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Diocese of Christ the King HIV/AIDS Robertsham, Johannesburg South, Gauteng. Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd Clinic - Doornkop HIV/AIDS Doornkop, Soweto, Gauteng. Health Finance Corporation HIV/AIDS Lonehill, Sandton, Gauteng.

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  • Definition of advocacy Background to SA mining industry

    02/04/2012 1 Advocacy for TB, HIV/AIDS, Silicosis in South African Mining Industry Dr Thuthula Balfour-Kaipa Head: Health Department Chamber of Mines •

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  • Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

    1. Introduction. The HIV/AIDS pandemic is one of the greatest challenges facing Africa. According to UNAIDS (2009a), in 2008, 22.4 million people were infected with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa (about 67% of the world total), 1.4 million died from the virus and approximately 1.9 million became newly infected.Swaziland and Lesotho are the countries with the highest HIV prevalence rate in the

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  • Genetic Characterization of HIV Type 1 from Migrant

    ABSTRACT The phylogenetic relationships between 44 HIV-1 isolates from 43 infected subjects employed by three adjacent South African gold mines were

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  • A century of miners' compensation in South Africa

    Mar 16, 2012The legislation was promulgated in the wake of an epidemic of lethal lung disease in the rapidly growing South African gold mining industry following the discovery of gold on the Nelson et al., 2010], with tuberculosis fuelled further by the HIV epidemic [Corbett et al., 2000; Park [Aids and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, 2008].

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  • Southern Africa: Fighting HIV in the Time of Covid

    Jul 27, 2021Analysis - Marginalised and criminalised populations account for 65% of new HIV infections globally, but are largely left out of both HIV and Covid-19 responses - and this is a particularly stark

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  • HIV/AIDS in Gauteng, South Africa

    Deaf Federation of South Africa - DeafSA HIV/AIDS Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Diocese of Christ the King HIV/AIDS Robertsham, Johannesburg South, Gauteng. Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd Clinic - Doornkop HIV/AIDS Doornkop, Soweto, Gauteng. Health Finance Corporation HIV/AIDS Lonehill, Sandton, Gauteng.

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  • HIV/AIDS South Africa's Economy

    Apr 30, 2015Globally, HIV/AIDS is understood to be an infectious disease of poverty, meaning it disproportionately occurs among the impoverished. In South Africa nearly everyone living with HIV falls within the lowest income quintile. History plays a heavy hand here: in the post-apartheid years, shantytowns sprung up with mass migration from rural to urban

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  • HIV/AIDS: A Crisis in Africa – Exploring Africa

    At the end of 2003, the South African government promised five years of free HIV/AIDS drugs to all the people that need them. It would take years, though, for the drugs to get to everyone. in 2006, the process was impeded once again by President Mbeki, The prime minister advocated, instead of drugs, a diet of garlic, olive oil, and lemon as a

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  • South African Mining Industry Recognizes its Key Role in

    Oct 12, 2010South African Mining Industry Recognizes its Key Role in TB/HIV Fight October 12, 2010 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — You may think that the title says it all, "The Global Business Coalition Conference on TB, HIV/TB Co-infection and Global Fund Partnership," but there's more.

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  • Genetic Characterization of HIV Type 1 from Migrant

    ABSTRACT The phylogenetic relationships between 44 HIV-1 isolates from 43 infected subjects employed by three adjacent South African gold mines were

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  • WHO

    In 2007, South Africa's epidemic of immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), one of the world's largest, accounted for 17% of the global burden of HIV/AIDS. 1, 2 As in other African countries, the epidemic is monitored primarily through antenatal clinic data and data from population surveys.

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  • The World's Largest HIV Epidemic in Crisis: HIV in South

    Apr 02, 2019South Africa remains the epicenter of the HIV pandemic as the largest AIDS epidemic in the world—20 percent of all people living with HIV are in South Africa, and 20 percent of new HIV infections occur there too. The country also faces a high burden of tuberculosis (TB), including multi-drug resistant TB, which amplifies its HIV epidemic.

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  • HIV AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector

    Southern Africa is particularly affected by HIV/AIDS. The disease has already had a major impact on the economies in the region and especially on the mining sector, which is a key business driver. Based on its experience in southern Africa, IFC commissioned the HIV/AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector.

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  • HIV AIDS, STI AND TB MANAGEMENT POLICY FOR THE

    HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour Communication, Survey 2005). South African HIV epidemic is both generalized and concentrated. The knowledge of the epidemic and modes of transmission are important to inform all interventions in a mainstreamed fashion to address both internal and external responses to HIVAIDS.

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  • HIV/AIDS

    Jul 14, 2021In 2012, South Africa was still one of the countries with the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the world. Statistics SA estimated that in 2011, 10.6% of the total population and 16.6% of the adult population (people between 15 and 49 years of age) were HIV positive.

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  • The social management of HIV: African migrants in South Africa

    Nov 30, 2019Supplied. HIV is the most common chronic illness in South Africa. One in every five is infected and one in every 13 takes antiretroviral drugs daily. Managing HIV medically has become more of

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  • Migrancy, masculine identities and AIDS: the psychosocial

    Abstract. Levels of HIV infection are particularly high amongst migrant workers in sub-Saharan Africa. This paper presents a case study of one such vulnerable group of migrants - underground workers on the South African gold mines - and highlights the psychosocial context of HIV transmission in the mining

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  • HIV/AIDS as Business Risk: A South African Case Study

    Dec 16, 2008HIV/AIDS prevalence testing: Merits, methodology and outcomes of a survey conducted at a large mining organization in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 96(2), 134 - 139 . Google Scholar | Medline

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  • AIDS in South Africa: Bringing Hope to the HIV

    Dec 01, 2005AIDS in South Africa Bringing Hope to the HIV-Infected Slums When it comes to AIDS, South Africa is one of the world's worst hit countries. But now the

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  • The impact of HIV/AIDS on the labour market in South

    The impact of HIV/AIDS on the labour market in South Africa 3 and scope of the epidemic in other sub-populations (men, non-pregnant women, high–risk sectors such as mining. Cross-country company studies (Evian, Slotow, Rosen, Thea, Fox, Macleod and Simon, 2002) in Southern Africa extrapolate sectoral

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  • HIV, Aids and TB in South African Mines

    Following the adoption of targets and recommendations on TB and HIV by the sector in 2011, the Department of Mineral Resources spearheaded the compilation of a national report on TB and HIV/AIDS in the mining industry. In 2013, the Chief Inspector of Mines issued an instruction to mines to complete the DMR 164, a reporting template for TB and HIV.

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  • Protecting the Rights of Workers Living with HIV/AIDS: A

    set of best practices in the area of HIV/AIDS and the world of work. 2. The Mining Industry and HIV/AIDS 2 According to the latest figures released by UNAIDS, over 11 percent of the population of 43.8 million in South Africa, are HIV-infected, see 'South Africa Says It Will Fight AIDS With A Drug Plan', New York Times, August 9, 2003.

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  • HIV/AIDS Epidemic In Sub

    Dec 02, 2015The HIV/AIDS epidemic emerged in South African around 1982. However, the country had bigger problems caused by racial horrors, so the HIV problem was for the most part ignored. Mainly because of the slow reaction of the government the disease spread and by the mid-90s, HIV rates had increased by 60 percent and became a public health disaster.

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  • FAITH

    around HIV/AIDS in South Africa. The database was intended to disseminate information about HIV/AIDS-related projects, mobilise support for on-going projects, identify possible areas of collaboration, and assist the Department of Health and donors to improve, plan and optimise resource allocations in support of national response to HIV/AIDS.

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  • The tragedy of HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns in South Africa

    Nov 12, 2010Despite having the highest number of new HIV infections worldwide, South Africa does not have an effective HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in place to try and stop the spread of the virus. In fact, knowledge of how HIV is transmitted and prevented actually

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