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Updated Coronavirus testing guide: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

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An updated version of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases’  reference guide for health workers testing for the new coronavirus. Resource details: Publication title: Updated Coronavirus...
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Communicating risk and engaging vulnerable communities in the time of the coronavirus

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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...
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Coronavirus testing criteria: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

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An updated version of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) reference guide for health workers testing for the new coronavirus.
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World Health Organisation guidelines for managing and treating latent TB

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A consolidated look at the World Health Organisation’s latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) guidelines.

Access to information during South Africa’s lockdown

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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...
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South Africa guidelines for contact tracing of COVID-19 patients, health promotion and handling of...

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Guidelines on how we navigate home and work during the coronavirus pandemic. Resource details: Publication title: COVID-19 Environmental Health GuidelinesAuthor(s): Department of HealthPublication date: 16 March...

South African guidelines for the testing and treatment of the new coronavirus

Author(s): National Institute for Communicable Diseases (David Anderson, Lucille Blumberg, Cheryl Cohen, Tendesayi Kufa-Chakezha, Shaheen Mehtar, Natalie Mayet, Jeremy Nel). Publication date: 27 March What: These are...
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Lockdown laws: South Africa’s amended regulations

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South Africa’s efforts to stymie the spread of the new coronavirus continue with new regulations gazetted by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister,...

After the ECHO trial: World Health Organisation updates guidance on contraception

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'A woman’s risk of HIV does not restrict her contraceptive choice', say new guidelines released today in the wake of recent findings that the...