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Research data: HIV/AIDS
2019 South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2017: towards achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets
The 2017 National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey is the fifth wave in a series of national cross-sectional su...Download this report
2019 Refining interventions through formative research: a focus on ethical considerations in a family-based home-based counseling and testing (FBCT) intervention in KwaZulu-Natal
Conducting formative research is a scientific, ethical, and community engagement imperative. This article describes how formative research r...Download this report
2019 Prevalence and associated factors of enacted, internalized and anticipated stigma among people living with HIV in South Africa: results of the first national survey
This paper reports on the first national implementation of the People Living with HIV (PLHIV) Stigma Index in South Africa. The aim of this ...
2019 A qualitative study on teachers' perceptions of their learners' mental health problems in a disadvantaged community in South Africa
The combination of extensive poverty, violence and HIV has potential mental health impacts on children in Southern Africa. This article is n...