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Call for Proposals: Economic Strengthening

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ROUND 1 > QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ROUND 2 > The Global Fund has selected five Principal Recipients (PRs) in South Africa to implement a Young Women and Girls (YW&G) Programme, which includes an Economic Strengthening component. NACOSA, on behalf of four PRs (Kheth’Impilo, Soul City Institute, KZN Treasury and NACOSA) are managing this Call for Proposals. The YW&G Programme seeks to provide socio-economic development support and opportunities to young women, between ages of 19 and 24, to enable them to become economically active and independent citizens, thereby lowering the degree of vulnerability of them contracting and/or living with…

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End it now! Together in response to GBV & HIV

End it now! Together in response to GBV & HIV is a national conference to promote linking, learning and action on the state response to gender based violence (GBV), the interaction between HIV and GBV and the impact of GBV on young people. Organised by the AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) and NACOSA and funded by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Venue: Premier Hotel, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg Date: 24-26 October 2017 The Conference will address and link areas of focus and propose and analyse innovative models to improve understanding and approaches within the…

Making HIV testing accessible

HIV Testing Services are critical to the achievement of UNAID’s 90-90-90 targets as the gateway to a complete continuum of care. But for many people – particularly people from key populations like sex workers and men who have sex with men – the clinical setting is stigmatising and people are reluctant to disclose personal information to health workers. Others are not accessing testing and treatment because of poverty, rural isolation, family responsibilities or harmful gender norms and attitudes. The World Health Organization’s new guidance on HIV testing recommends the delivery of HIV testing by non-medical ‘lay providers’, often in community…