Sustainable Development Goals 3 health and wellbeing needs and priorities

Health and wellbeing needs and priorities in mining host communities in South Africa: a mixed-methods approach for identifying key SDG3 targets.

Soul Buddy Club evaluation

The role and effectiveness of School-based Extra-Curricular Interventions on children’s health and HIV related behaviour: the case study of Soul Buddyz Clubs Programme in South Africa.

Read Director Dr Renay Weiner’s important book review in the South African Medical Journal

Developing quality standards for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy at primary care level in South Africa

Measuring social and behaviour change communication capacity in Malawi

In the context of the burden of disease and the need to promote health among the Malawian population, Health Communication for Life in 2016 embarked on a 5-year social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) project to support the Malawian government’s effort to expand access to sustainable health services.

UNESCO launches the Early and Unintended Pregnancy Campaign

UNESCO launched a campaign to reduce Early and Unintended Pregnancy (EUP) in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) on 20th June 2018 during the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Ministers of Education Meeting in Durban, South Africa.

HIV Prevention

Our HIV prevention work has involved partnering with Genesis Analytics to apply the HIV prevention cascade approach using programme data from sex workers in India, and we are now applying a similar approach in Zimbabwe in collaboration with UNAIDS. In South Africa we have collaborated with Avenir Health and the National Department of Health on a review of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) data to inform impact modelling.

Alcohol availability, marketing, and sexual health risk amongst urban and rural youth in South Africa