PopART – Drakenstein 6 months fixed-term contract Ref No: MP1001/17                                 Are you a team player with strong leadership qualities and caring in nature? We are looking for a Nurse Mentor who will provide the clinical management of HIV-positive clients by providing […]
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Limpopo – Permanent Ref No: MP/1003/17                                                                                                                      Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives by providing technical assistance, capacity building and health system strengthening support to paediatric and adolescent scale-up Project (PASP)? Do you enjoy facilitating training and mentoring staff in the field of health? Then this job could be […]
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Permanent Ref No: MP/1001/17 Anova Health Institute is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most. We are looking for a dynamic Senior Medical Doctor with experience working in the Public Health sector […]
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Nireshni Naidoo, Anova epidemiologist, presented two talks at the Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA) conference in September in Johannesburg which was well received and acknowledged by the audience. Naidoo was awarded the first prize for the best oral presentation for her talk assessing the reach of ward-based outreach teams (WBOTs). The theme of the conference reflected on “A Global Charter for the Public’s Health” […]
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. Most people know it as the genital warts virus, but certain types of this virus are also responsible for causing cancer of the cervix, anus, penis, vulva and vagina. It can also cause cancer in the throat and mouth. Every year, approximately 4 248 women die […]
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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) impact greatly on people’s health. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that annually more than 69 million new cases occur in sub-Saharan Africa of the main STIs, other than HIV: Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, Treponema pallidum (syphilis) and herpes simplex virus type 2. These infections not only impact negatively on […]
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This Women’s Month we shine a spotlight on the elimination of mother-to-child transmission (eMTCT) of HIV and the amazing work being done by our team in this area. We interviewed our Tirisanong team in Soweto on our successful eMTCT programme. The eMTCT programme has successfully prevented the transmission of HIV to many babies since 2001. What […]
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In an exciting new development in the fight against HIV, it was announced today that a 9-year-old child is in remission from HIV infection since stopping antiretroviral treatment at one year of age. The child participated in the randomized CHER trial, which has already provided evidence for very early treatment in HIV infected children that […]
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Prudence Mabele, head of the Saoth African Positive Women's Network
The Anova Institute joins the AIDS advocacy community in expressing our shock and sadness on the untimely death of Prudence Mabele. Prudence was a force of nature. As one of the first women in South Africa to openly declare her HIV status, she faced stigma and discrimination, but was undeterred in her fight for treatment […]
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