The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 68 titles
Mimms

Monitoring Maternal and Child Morbidity and Mortality in South Africa
Strengthening surveillance strategies

In the last decade, South Africa has made significant progress in reducing child and maternal mortality rates. Although progress has been made in improving levels of maternal and child morbidity and mortality, it is important to indicate that data used are based on varied sources and systems that sometimes yield conflicting data.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 224
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2536-7
Publish Year : March 2018
Rights : World Rights
Price R 295
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

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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
2011  Large

Nelson Mandela HSRC Study of HIV/AIDS: Executive Summary
South African national HIV prevalence, behavioural risks and mass media. Household survey 2002

This watershed cultural and demographic survey monitors the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa. This study sampled a thorough cross-section of 9 963 South Africans and came up with some surprising results. The Executive Summary contains results, conclusions and recommendations

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 36
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2018-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2018-8
Publish Year : 2002
Price R 95.00
2009  Large

Nelson Mandela HSRC Study of HIV/AIDS: Full Report
South African national HIV prevalence, behavioural risks and mass media. Household survey 2002.

This watershed cultural and demographic survey monitors the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa. This study sampled a thorough cross-section of 9 963 South Africans and came up with some surprising results. The Full Report takes a deeper look at the methodology and processes involved.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 136
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2007-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2007-2
Publish Year : 2002
Price R 170.00
2184  Large

The Practicalities of Using Nevirapine for PMTCT in Under-Resourced Settings
The case of Qaukeni District in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

2184

Implementation of the programmes intended to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS (PMTCT) is a major challenge, particularly in developing countries. Despite the controversies about Nevirapine (NVP) resistance, safety and efficacy, it is still widely acclaimed and used in most resource-limited countries because it is affordable, easy-to-use and practical. This study identifies the gaps in NVP use for PMTCT in a rural setting, where almost 42% of pregnant women have no access to healthcare facilities and deliver at home, with the support of traditional birth assistants or family members. As a result, many rural HIV-positive pregnant women deliver without the opportunity of PMTCT therapy provided by ante-natal clinics.

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Format : 113mm x 160mm
Pages : 48
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2125-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2125-3
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 95.00
2227

Promoting Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in East and Southern Africa

In Africa, as in many parts of the world, adolescent reproductive health is a controversial issue for policy makers and programme planners. Adolescents are particularly vulnerable to HIV and AIDS and to a host of other problems such as sexually transmitted infection, unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortions, sexual abuse, female genital mutilation and unsafe circumcision. Yet many countries don't have adolescent health policies and much remains to be done to ensure that adolescents can access appropriate sexual and reproductive health services.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 344
ISBN 10 : 07969-2210-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2210-6
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : Africa Rights Only
Price R 209.00
2270  Large

Promoting mental health in scarce-resource contexts
Emerging evidence and practice

2270

Mental health promotion strives to improve mental health through developing ways of adjusting and coping with challenges. These strategies are at the heart of human development and can strengthen social and economic outcomes, and are especially important in low to middle income countries where hardship is common, and where the emphasis has been solely on care and treatment of people with mental illness.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 256
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2303-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2303-5
Publish Year : 2010
Rights : World Rights
Price R 176.00
2130  Large

Psychosocial conditions of orphans and vulnerable children in two Zimbabwean districts
A baseline survey

This report forms part of a series that examines the work undertaken as part of the Kellogg OVC Intervention Project from 2002 to 2005. It focuses on how children, families and communities are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS, with particular emphasis on orphans and vulnerable children.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 120
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2147-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2147-5
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 133.00
2155  Large

Psychosocial issues affecting orphans and vulnerable children in two South African communities

2155
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 organizations, 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
Pages : 124
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2150-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2150-5
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 133.00
2128  Large

A qualitative assessment of orphans and vulnerable children in two Zimbabwean districts

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 organizations, 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
Pages : 64
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2144-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2144-4
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 105.00
2198  Large

Qualitative research report on orphans and vulnerable children in Palapye, Botswana

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 organizations, 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 : 280mm x 210mm
Pages : 48
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2187-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2187-1
Publish Year : 2007
Price R 98.00