The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 66 titles
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Assessing the Costs of a Rural PMTCT Pilot Site in the Eastern Cape

Mother-to-child transmission is by far the largest source of HIV infection in children below the age of 15. This report presents the results of research conducted at a pilot site in the Eastern Cape into the use of resources associated with the implementation of a PMTCT (prevention of mother-to-child transmission) programme.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 32
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2063-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2063-8
Publish Year : 2004
Rights : World Rights
Price R 105.00
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An Audit of HIV/AIDS Policies
In Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe

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This comprehensive research study is one of the first to scientifically review and make recommendations on HIV/AIDS policy, legislation, financing and programme implementation in the six southern African countries of Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 100
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2066-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2066-9
Publish Year : 2004
Rights : World Rights
Price R 115.00
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Behavioural Risks and HIV Sero-Status (BSS) Household Survey in the Klerksdorp District of South Africa
A Baseline Study

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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.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 68
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2172-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2172-7
Publish Year : 2006
Rights : World Rights
Price R 105.00
Broadcastingthe Pandemic

Broadcasting the Pandemic

Broadcasting the Pandemic tells the story of a South African television show, Beat It! Created during the aspirational years of the political transition in which the broadcast media were poised to democratize the airwaves, Beat It! was first screened on public television in 1999 and developed into one of the most powerful health education initiatives in contemporary history. Broadcasting the Pandemic traces the shows evolution, exploring how Beat It! used the medium of television to inform its viewers about HIV at a time of increasingly rapid infection rates, but in which government education and treatment campaigns were largely absent.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 236
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2449-0
Publish Year : March 2014
Rights : World Rights
Price R 220.00
Carein Context

Care in Context
Transnational gender perspectives

Care in Context is a thought-provoking book that looks at gender inequalities in the context of care. Drawing in part from unique transnational perspectives and gripping interviews, this book focuses on key questions that intellectuals, policy makers and all of us who care and need care have to ask, such as: What is good care? Who should be involved in providing it? And how should care be arranged and organized so that that the interests of both care givers and care recipients are equally provided for? Care is indispensable to human flourishing. Without it we cannot survive. It is vital to the development of all individuals and to that of the broader society. Increasing economic and health problems have also contributed to mounting care crises in different parts of the world. With this view, the book offers fresh and nuanced perspectives and is a definite must read for all those affected by issues of care.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 384
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2419-3
Publish Year : June 2014
Rights : World Rights
Price R 290.00
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Community Level Behavioural Interventions for HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

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.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 56
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2138-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2138-3
Publish Year : 2006
Rights : World Rights
Price R 98.00
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A Comparative Analysis of the Financing of HIV/AIDS Programmes
In Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

This research monograph compares mechanisms for the financing of HIV/AIDS programmes in these six sub-Saharan countries. It aims to assess their ability and readiness to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The report presents a brief synopsis of the economic context of each country and determines whether health and HIV/AIDS expenditure is adequate.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 72
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2050-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2050-8
Publish Year : 2003
Rights : World Rights
Price R 133.00
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A Description Selected Interventions for the Care of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe
Funded by the WK Kellogg Foundation

If you are sitting in a South African school or university right now, you need to put aside 1948 and "Bantu Education" as a primary target of enquiry – these were little more than steps along a road that was already paved – and study when, where and how your institution came into being in the first place. This book joins the growing body of work (much of it by South African scholars) displacing the many mind-numbingly dull texts loaded with assumptions and logics that, in the case of South Africa, reify a simplified colonial explanation of the past. Generations of students, educators and policymakers have suffered enough through tedious though inaccurate history books disguised as dispassionate, impartial views of "the facts."

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Format : 215mm x 275mm
Pages : 24
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2065-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2065-2
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 98.00
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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.

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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