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Aiming higher: MSM/LGBTI programme

Aiming higher: MSM/LGBTI Higher Education Institution Programme Evaluation Report by Cornelius Louwrens, Frances Slaven, Oleander Muchesa, Sindi Dladla & Stephanie Nowack, Foundation for Professional Development Programme Evaluation Unit for NACOSA and The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) with support from The Global Fund. Published 30 April 2016.

MSM/LGBTI Programme Evaluation

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Adjusting the lens: Integrating HTS with Children

Poster abstract presented by Caroline Wills at the International AIDS Conference 2016 in Durban on integrating HIV testing services (HTS) into support programmes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in South Africa. The Global Fund supported NACOSA and NRASD to implement an OVC programme from 1 October 2013 – 31 March 2016, focused on delivering a more HIV-focused package of services. The programme supported 76 community based organisations in all nine South African provinces with HTS – one of a range of services offered.

Integrating HTS with Children

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Red Umbrella Sex Work Programme Evaluation

Creating Safe Spaces: Evaluation of the Red Umbrella Sex Work Programme by Jerushah Rangasami and Tracey Konstant, Impact Consulting, for NACOSA and SANAC. Special thanks to SWEAT in their role as main implementing partner. The evaluation looks at the challenges, learning and successes of NACOSA’s Sex Work programme funded by the Global Fund between 2013-2016. Published by NACOSA with support from the Global Fund, June 2016.

Sex Work Programme Evaluation

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Global Fund OVC programme evaluation

Raising an AIDS-free generation: Evaluation of the Global Fund Orphans & Vulnerable Children Programme by Lauren Baerecke et al, Creative Consulting & Development Works for NACOSA and NRASD, monitored by the Department for Social Development. The report evaluates the impact of the programme between 2013-2016. Published by NACOSA with support from the Global Fund, June 2016.

Evaluation of the Global Fund OVC Programme

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NACOSA at AIDS 2016 in pictures

  The International AIDS Conference in Durban brought the world to South Africa and showcased South Africa’s AIDS response to the world. NACOSA was lucky to have received scholarships to attend and a free exhibition stand at the Global Village. We are immensely grateful to our partners the Global Fund and USAID, without whom NACOSA would not have been able to attend.For a round-up of tweets from the conference, read our Storify post: Civil society comes together in Durban

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Consultative Process

NACOSA’s consultative process provides a platform for stakeholders to discuss key issues and strengthen coordination. This new factsheet outlines this process and how all the various stakeholders feed in to the process. The factsheet includes a graphic on our networking and coordination process.  

Consultative Process Factsheet

Vibrant Global Village at AIDS 2016

NACOSA member Mpho from the Northern Cape, stopped by to say hello

NACOSA’s stand at the Global Village in Durban has been busy. We’ve had visits from old members, partners, new members from Africa and even a Zulu princess! The Global Village is where civil society has congregated to bring life and flavour to the International AIDS Conference in Durban 2016. All of our provincial managers, our Executive Director and our Deputy Programme Director are at the conference to learn as much as possible about what’s new and developing in the HIV/AIDS and TB field. We are tweeting some of our key take-aways live from the conference. Follow us @NACOSANet for all…

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Celebrating the people of the AIDS response

We’re celebrating the people of the South African HIV & AIDS response at ‪#‎AIDS2016‬ as well as the achievement of our Global Fund programme from 2013-2016. As principal recipient for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, NACOSA worked to build the capacity of community organisations, scale-up prevention programmes for the most at-risk populations, increase the coverage and uptake of HIV counselling and testing, increase access to services for people living with HIV and strengthen support for orphaned and vulnerable children. Our new digital celebration – Portraits – has the full stories of some of the inspirational people who have been involved in this programme, research and programme evaluation…

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Road to Justice: The Rape Trial

A comprehensive guide produced by Rape Crisis to supporting rape survivors through the justice system during a rape trial. The booklet is divided into five sections: 1. Planning and preparing for pre-trial consultation 2. Key information for advisors and counsellors 3. Key information for survivors 4. Additional information about the trial and the criminal justice system 5. Resources  

The Road to Justice

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