The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

2132  Large

In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organisations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

This report forms part of a series that examines the work undertaken as part of the Kellogg OVC Intervention Project from 2002 to 2005.

Product information

Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 44
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2149-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2149-9
Publish Year : 2005
Rights : World Rights

List of Tables  
List of Figures  
Foreword  
Acknowledgments  
Acronyms and Abbreviations  
Executive Summary  

1. Introduction
2. Methodology
3. Results  
4. Discussion  

 Recommendations 
 Appendix OVC census data sheet 
 References  

Share this

You might also consider these related books

2146  Large

Doctors in a Divided Society
The profession and education of medical practitioners in South Africa

Many of the goals of South Africas new democracy depend on the production of professionals who have not only the knowledge and skills to make our country globally competitive, but also a commitment to working and living here. Despite numerous reforms, the South African health system, ten years into democracy, remains divided: first world private care that ranks with middle income countries internationally at the one end, and at the other extreme, in the rural public sector in particular, conditions that are superior only to the poorest of African countries. Much work has been done to change medical school curricula in line with the primary health-care focus of government policy, and international trends towards problem-based learning. The student profile in medical schools is now not only more representative of the demographics of South Africa, but also reveals a significant increase in female students. Whether these students will stay in the country after graduating, and serve where they are needed most, remains to be seen. 

Product information

Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 128
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2153-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2153-6
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 170.00
2005  Large

The National Household HIV Prevalence and Risk Survey of South African Children

This survey researches the little-known impact of HIV/AIDS on children. It investigates HIV prevalence rates among children, the risk factors that predispose them to becoming infected and the effects of the epidemic on their care and support. This study forms part of the larger Nelson Mandela/HSRC study of HIV/AIDS

Product information

Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 64
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2055-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2055-3
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 125.00
1980  Large

HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa
Report of the Colloquium 26-27 November 2003

This report details the findings of a colloquium held in November 2003 which presented HIV/AIDS policy research conducted by the HSRC in projects across Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. The colloquium also focused on the status of orphaned and vulnerable children in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Product information

Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 24
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2068-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2068-3
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 98.00
1956  Large

Development, Health and the Environment
Factors influencing infant and child survival in South Africa

This occasional paper is an analysis of the health, environmental and socio-economic factors influencing infant and child survival amongst South Africa's African and coloured population.

Product information

Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 36
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2076-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2076-8
Publish Year : 2002
Price R 98.00