The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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In November of 2003, the HSRC and the WK Kellogg Foundation hosted a colloquium to present and review the research conducted by the HSRC in projects across six southern African countries, namely Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. The colloquium focused on policy research that had been done across these countries and the status of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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


An outline of the Kellogg projects

Day one: HIV/AIDS policy in six southern African countries
Opening address: Dr Phetsile Dlamini
Background to the involvement of WKKF
Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana
Overview of the HIV/AIDS policy project
Dr Olive Shisana
HIV/AIDS policy
Dr Lucky Odirile
A comparative analysis of prevention and care projects
Ms Mpumi Zungu-Dirwayi
Legal issues
Ms Marlize Richter
Financing of HIV/AIDS in the six southern African Countries
Dr Olive Shisana
Drug policies
Dr Henry Fomundam
The health strategy of the New Partnership For Africas Development (NEPAD)
Prof. Eric Buch

Day two: The development, implementation and evaluation of interventions for the care of OVC in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe
An Overview of the WKKF-funded OVC research programme
Prof. Leickness Simbayi
The WKKF OVC programme
Dr Phetsile Dlamini
Implementing interventions to improve the social conditions, health, development and quality of life of OVC
Mr Jephias Mudondo
Interventions to support families and households
Ms Ntjantja Ned
Strengthening community-based support systems as a way of supporting vulnerable children
Pastor Adrian Mpofu
Lessons learned from OVC projects so far
Dr Donald Skinner
Summing up
Ms Ntjantja Ned
Phetsile K Dlamini , Donald Skinner & Nompumelelo Zungu-Dirwayi are researchers at the SAHARA unit of the HSRC.
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