Asked and answered: Six things you need to know about the new COVID variant...

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In December 2020, scientists announced that a new variant of the coronavirus had been identified in South Africa. Here's a look at what we've learnt in the past month about the new variant that is driving the country's second wave of infections.

Access to information during South Africa’s lockdown

Publication title: Electronic communications, postal and broadcasting directions/regulations Author(s): Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services Publication date: 26 March 2020 What: These are directives on the use of...

What does COVID-19 mean for people with HIV and TB? Check out the data

Plus, why new, simpler TB prevention medication couldn't come at a better time for South Africa. Check out these resources from our latest webinar. Resource...

Updated: Pregnant and breastfeeding women will soon be included in the Sisonke J&J trial

The Sisonke trial, that was paused earlier this month because of the US government's regulator the Food and Drug Administration's , investigation into rare blood clotting disorders associated with the Johnson & Johnson jab, will resume on Wednesday, April 28th.

‘Hard lockdown is no longer sustainable in its current form’ — Mkhize

Take a look at what Health Minister Zweli Mkhize presented to the National Command Council. Resource details: Publication Title: Presentation to the National Command Council: Easing...

Back to school — again. Can parents decide to keep their children out of...

Learning continues under lockdown level 3 as the South African school year resumes, again. These department of basic education directives tell you what to...

Your guide to side-effects: What you can expect after a COVID jab

Vaccines are our most powerful tool to fight the COVID pandemic. Soon, South Africa will start with its mass roll-out. We take a look at what to expect when you get vaccinated.
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Communicating risk and engaging vulnerable communities in the time of the coronavirus

A reference tool for communicators and organisers to better engage vulnerable communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Publication title: COVID-19: How to include marginalised and...

Reopening South Africa’s Universities

What students and staff can expect as South Africa’s higher education institutions reopen their lecture venues and campuses. Resource details: Publication title: Directions: Criteria to...
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Heading off-track: How COVID-19 could further derail countries from ending Aids by 2030

Global efforts to respond to the HIV epidemic were already falling short, with many countries not on track to meet the goal of ending Aids by 2030. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic threatens to further derail this, with funding and resources being diverted away from HIV. Find out more about how there needs to be a more concerted effort to direct funding to programmes for key populations.