Pietermaritzburg – Permanent Ref No: GS/0045/17 We are looking for a Project Coordinator who will be able to build a healthy, strong and proud community of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Pietermaritzburg region.  Key duties and responsibilities Provide management oversight to the project team Ensure implementation of […]
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Anova and Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health  presented their 7th Annual Sustainable Rural Health Research Days on May 18 in Worcester, Cape Winelands. The day looked at how we can build healthy caring communities together. Some of the themes looked at: The many facets and role players in a healthy community The foundation of a healthy […]
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Johannesburg – Permanent Ref No: GS/0044/17  We are looking for a Compliance Manager to provide assurance over the effectiveness of controls by monitoring compliance with statutory and donor requirements and the organisation’s policies and procedures. Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to […]
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Johannesburg – Permanent Ref No: GS/0043/17  We are looking for a Senior Grants Manager who will oversee and coordinate the grant management process, ensuring compliance with established financial policies and sound business practices, liaising with funders and provide direct support to project managers. Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health […]
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Not washing your hands is dangerous and has seriously underestimated healthcare risks Anova Health Institute always stresses the importance of good handwashing habits during our Management Performance Training for Clinic Managers and Clinical Nurses, because it forms a major part of our infection control strategy. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) feels so […]
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Getting a flu jab is an excellent first step when it comes to getting vaccinated, but there are other precautionary measures you can take to protect yourself from other potential threats. Anova Health Institute advocates getting an annual flu injection, especially if you are HIV-positive, diabetic, currently have or have had tuberculosis (or another lung […]
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Depression men in the tunnel
Young key population groups are more likely to suffer from mental health disorder, engage in risky sexual behaviour, and are at higher risk of HIV infection. Depression is an ever-increasing epidemic. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, and it is also the leading […]
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Community Health Workers (CHWs) provide a promising health structure to improve the HIV programme by the prevention of HIV infection, linkage of patients to care, ART adherence support, and by identifying individuals with treatment failure. Anova Health Institute is supporting the Department of Health in implementing the CHW programme with regards to HIV, TB, and […]
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mopani
Anova Health Institute has just published the findings of research conducted with men who have sex with men (MSM) in rural Limpopo Province, which focused on understanding HIV risk in this population. The article, which appears in the African Journal of AIDS Research, discusses two crucial areas of risk for the rural MSM population that […]
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March is TB awareness month and today is World TB Day, but despite being the number one killer in South Africa (pneumonia is 2nd and HIV is 3rd), it’s still not getting nearly as much attention it probably should.  It is treatable and curable, even if you are HIV-positive, but so many are still falling […]
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