Archive for August 2018

INCREASED RESOURCES FOR HEALTH

Strengthened advocacy on domestic resource mobilization.  Through the Civil Society Platform on Health in Africa (CiSPHA) and Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Africa, we worked with civil society to advocate for increased domestic investments in health. We provided civil society partners with data and other advocacy tools, at the national...

TUBERCULOSIS

Tuberculosis -- the world leading infectious disease – killed about 1.7 million people in 2016. Additionally, more than 10 million people globally got sick with the disease and about four million of them failed to be diagnosed, treated or reported by health systems. The global state of TB management remains...

Strengthened advocacy for the implementation of the national strategic plan (NSP) on ending gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa: In 2013 WACI Health was invited to join Stop Gender Violence (SGV) – a National Campaign to end gender-based violence. The purpose of the campaign is to call for a fully...

Recently, WACI Health led diverse South African stakeholders in the TB community, including representatives of civil society, the private sector, TB-affected communities, and other constituencies, developed a set of key asks proposing specific commitments and targets for the draft political declaration of the High-Level Meeting. This comes at a time...

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), a virus that causes Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), is one of the world’s most serious health and development challenges. Since the beginning of HIV/AIDS epidemic, more than 70 million people have been infected with HIV and an estimate of 35 million people have died. In 2016,...

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