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

Take a look at South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's presentation to the national coronavirus command council about easing the national lockdown.

What kinds of clothes can you buy in-store under level four lockdown?

Keeping covered up under lockdown. The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition’s regulations on in-store clothes sales.
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COVID-19 cases from Wuhan: What the early data tell us

COVID-19 research study: Chronicling the first cases of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China. A summary of key findings.
Chair of South Africa’s Ministerial Advisory Group on COVID-19.

Coronavirus in South Africa: What happens after lockdown ends?

South Africa may have flattened the curve, but find out why it’s unlikely the country will escape deaths. Find out what it’s doing to prepare.

How epidemics like COVID-19 increase violence against women and children

Crises such as the coronavirus pandemic increase the violence women and children face. This Center for Global Development helps us understand why.
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The World Health Organisation’s Solidarity trial testing possible COVID-19 treatments

The World Health Organisation has launched an international study, known as the Solidarity trial, to test possible treatments for COVID-19.
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Updated Coronavirus testing guide: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

An updated version of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases’  reference guide for health workers testing for the new coronavirus.
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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...
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Coronavirus testing criteria: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

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

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

Access to information during South Africa’s lockdown

A response to the novel coronavirus from the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services: directives on digital technologies and access to information during South Africa’s national state of disaster and lockdown.
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South Africa guidelines for contact tracing of COVID-19 patients, health promotion and handling of...

Guidelines on how we navigate home and work during the coronavirus pandemic.
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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 MarchWhat:These are...
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Lockdown laws: South Africa’s amended regulations

To curb the spread of the new coronavirus, South Africa instated a national lockdown. What do CoGTA’s amended regulations mean for you?

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

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 widely-used birth control injection does not increase a woman's risk of HIV.
Could the Presidential Health Summit reveal new developments with regard to the NHI? Find out as we stream live from the meeting.

[READ] The Presidential Health Summit report

Find out which issues have been prioritised after the Presidential Health Summit.