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Vacancies

  • Chief, Strategic Information and Monitoring UNAIDS

    Lead, manage and coordinate the work of the Strategic Information and Monitoring Division as UNAIDS in Geneva.

    Deadline: 18/04/2015
  • Project manager – stock management and surveillance

    The main responsibility of this position is to manage the nation-wide rollout of the SVS project, within the context of the strategic target of an end-to-end system for medicine supply management and medicine availability surveillance.

    Deadline: 20/04/2015
  • Manager Stock Visibility Solution project

    The main responsibility of this position is to manage the nation-wide rollout of the SVS project, within the context of the strategic target of an end-to-end system for medicine supply management and medicine availability surveillance.

    Deadline: 20/04/2015
  • Senior lecturer Wits School of Public Health

    The School of Public Health seeks a talented and committed academic to play a leading role in running and strengthening the doctoral programme.

    Deadline: 24/04/2015
  • Research Assistant/Associate Applications in Mathematical Modelling

    You will conduct various analytic tasks required to develop and conduct detailed mathematical modeling analysis to represent the spread of HIV transmission.

    Deadline: 26/04/2015
  • Research Officer/Junior Research Officer

    We are seeking an Assistant Data Manager to collate, clean and analyse data arising from the PRIME evaluation studies.

    Deadline: 28/04/2015
  • Meetings Assistant

    As Meeting/Secretary the incumbent will ensure the smooth flow of work as related to meetings and workshops.

    Deadline: 30/04/2015
  • Project Manager – Stop Stock outs Project

    Stop Stock Outs seeks a candidate who thrives in a dynamic environment and has experience in the application of various advocacy strategies as well as public health knowledge.

    Deadline: 03/05/2015
  • Program Manager, Sustainable Health Financing

    The Programme Manager will oversee and execute projects quantifying the financial gaps in the health sector, helping the government make health financing policy decisions through targeted use of collected data.

    Deadline: 15/04/2016
  • Biostatistician

    To perform biostatistical consultations for ocular research, participate in the randomized controlled trial data coordinating center, and pursue their own funded research program.

    Deadline: 11/06/2016
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  • Reversing the HIV epidemic in South Africa: an insider’s view?

    by Yogan Pillay
    Reversing the HIV epidemic in South Africa: an insider’s view?
    South African communities have been significantly affected by HIV/AIDS. Whilst we have made some progress in arresting the epidemic, there are still far too many new infections and far too many people not on treatment and being initiated on treatment too late. The task of reaching the MDG targets and our NSP targets depends on an enhanced whole of society response. The Department of Health is ready to scale up our response as outlined in this article. read more
  • Transiting from MDGs to SDGs and Post-2015 Developmental Agenda: Continuity or Transformation?

    by Palesa Sekhejane
    Transiting from MDGs to SDGs and Post-2015 Developmental Agenda: Continuity or Transformation?
    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have passed and the post-2015 has dawned upon us whereby we have to renew and rename our developmental goal’s vows in the form of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Post-2015 developmental agenda. Africa still lags behind in achieving envisaged developmental goals, particularly health related developmental goals. It is therefore timely to ask, is it authentic for the African continent to agree and set goals on a ground that maintains, or even better, sustains the current status quo of inequity and inaccessibility? Or should we not seek transformation of the inherited legacies and structures in order to progressively combat the challenges we are faced with? read more
  • The Ban on Alcohol Advertising in South Africa

    by Leane Ramsoomar
    The Ban on Alcohol Advertising in South Africa
    South Africa faces a formidable threat to public health attributable to alcohol use and misuse. The use of alcohol is associated with a range of adverse chronic health and economic consequences. Although the ban on alcohol advertising has been on the South African government’s agenda for more than five years, the past two years has seen increased public dialogue between the South African government, academic, civil society organisations and the alcohol and advertising industries on a proposed ban on alcohol advertising in South Africa. read more
  • Implementation of HPV vaccination in South Africa

    by Karin Richter
    Implementation of HPV vaccination in South Africa
    The rates of cervical cancer deaths in low- and middle-income countries are rising. Cervical cancer prevention should therefore be addressed as part of the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 to 2035. One of the most important recent advances in cervical cancer prevention is the prevention of hrHPV infection through vaccination. HPV vaccination programmes will have the most significant impact in countries like South Africa with a high HPV prevalence, low compliance to screening, high lost to follow up, and limited resources for management of women with HPV associated precancerous lesions or cancer. How far is South Africa with the rollout? And what will the impact of HPV vaccination be? read more
  • Quality healthcare for all children – where are we in achieving the MDGs for maternal and child health?

    by Micky Chopra
    Quality healthcare for all children – where are we in achieving the MDGs for maternal and child health?
    At the UN General Assembly in 2000 more than 150 global leaders, including the President of South Africa, signed the Millennium Declaration. MDG 4 that states that all countries will reduce the under 5 mortality rate (U5MR) by two thirds by 2015 from the base year of 1990. For South Africa this would mean bringing it down to a rate of 20/1,000 live births. MDG 5 states that all countries will reduce by three quarter the maternal mortality ratio (MMR). For South Africa this means reaching a MMR of 38/100,000 live births by 2015. So 2015 is a year to take stock of where we are with regards to the MDGs as well as prioritize actions based on lessons learned for the next phase, namely to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (2016-2030). read more
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