Coronavirus - A National State Of Disaster

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Preventative Tips

  • If you can, work from home.
  • Coronavirus can affect anyone. Young or old, whatever your race or gender
  • Practice social distancing and wear your mask when you're away from home
  • STAY ON YOUR MEDS!
  • Remember:
    • Wash your hands regularly with soap or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a flexed elbow or a tissue, then throw the tissue in the bin.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

News From Anova

22nd May 2020
Keep your kids safe as they return to school

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga recently announced that schools will be opening for grade 7 and 12 learners as of 1 June 2020. South Africa has seen a jump in numbers in the past few weeks, at the time this article was published, SA’s numbers were sitting at just over 19 000 with infected cases. Our […]

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16th Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak - a national state of disaster

As the World Health Organization has declared the CORONAVIRUS outbreak as a global pandemic, the South African Presidency has also declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act.  Following an extensive analysis of the progression of the disease worldwide and in South Africa, Cabinet has decided to take urgent and […]

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5th Feb 2020
CORONAVIRUS - SOUTH AFRICA IS ON HIGH ALERT

As we have been made aware about the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, the South African Department of Health has assured the public that it’s adequately prepared for active surveillance, early detection, isolation and case management, contact tracing and prevention of onward spread of Coronavirus infection. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the incubation period […]

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22nd Jan 2020
Same-day antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-infected adults in South Africa: Analysis of routine data

Abstract Same-day initiation (SDI) of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been recommended to improve ART programme outcomes in South Africa since August 2017. This study assessed implementation of SDI over time in two South African districts, describing the characteristics of same-day initiators and evaluating the impact of SDI on retention in ART care. Routine data were […]

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Latest Vacancies

5th Jun 2020
Administration Clerk - Ref No: OD0013/20

Fixed Term Contract - Capricorn: We are looking for an Administration Clerk to provide administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective and efficient patient flow and general operations. The incumbent will oversee and manage the reception area, filing room and provide support to programme as outlined in the job description.

5th Jun 2020
Technical Advisor: Quality Improvement - Ref No: NPM/0007/20

City of Johannesburg - Permanent: We are looking for a Technical Advisor: Quality Improvement who will be able to direct the implementation of Quality Improvement plans in line with Anova, SA DOH NSP for HIV/TB/STI (2017 – 2022) strategies and donor requirements. The incumbent will also oversee capacity building efforts in quality improvements activities within the Anova and DOH teams

5th Jun 2020
Medical Officer - Ref No: NPM/0005/20

City of Johannesburg - Permanent:We are looking for a medical doctor to provide clinical care to patients at DOH hospitals. The successful doctor will work closely with Physicians & Infectious Disease specialists, to provide clinical assessment of eligible patients for ART initiation; start them on ART and manage those referred with complications of HIV or TB; in line with Dept. of Health guidelines.

"Sometimes when we talk about public health we divorce it from the people that the health system is really helping. So we look at numbers and drugs and clinics, but in the end it’s about affecting the life of a mother and a baby; it’s about affecting the life of a young gay teenager who is scared to go into a clinic… That’s what Anova’s work is really about and that’s what our teams are doing so well."
~ Prof James McIntyre, CEO of Anova

Projects, Campaigns & Programmes

Anova has developed various projects in different parts of South Africa in an effort to bring their expertise to the community. A leading partner to the Department of Health, Anova has a reputation for innovative responses, thought leadership and research in HIV.
Our Funders and Partners
Anova Health Institute receives funds from a variety of agencies. Currently the major funder is the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), through USAID  (United States Agency for International Development).
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