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Partnership in Action

As principal recipient for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria between 2013 and 2016, 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. A series of postcards celebrates the achievements of this grant. Get the full stories from these postcards, as well as evaluation reports and other useful links here: PORTRAITS >

NACOSA Global Fund Programme 2013-2016

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NACOSA Strategic Plan 2016-2021

NACOSA recognises that the next five years presents a unique window of opportunity to ramp up the HIV and TB response, towards achieving the Fast Track targets and ending HIV and TB as public health threats by 2030. We can only accomplish this if we redouble our efforts, with strong and committed partnerships of governments, funding partners, civil societies and communities. Within this shared responsibility, NACOSA’s role has never been more vital. With this strategy, we renew our commitment to promote dialogue, build capacity, and strategically channel resources to support service delivery on the ground. In particular, this includes reaching…

NACOSA Strategic Plan 2016 - 2021

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Informer December 2016

Action for Key Populations: Key populations are those who are most affected by HIV and AIDS within a specific context. In South Africa, we have identified key populations who need to be prioritised if we are going to bring down the rate of new infections and meet the UN’s Fast Track Targets. But in many cases, key populations are being left behind – marginalised, criminalised, stigmatised and discriminated against, they are often prevented from accessing the testing, treatment and care services they so desperately need. (6MB pdf)


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OVC Programme Case Studies

As part of the Global Fund grant (2013-2016), NACOSA commissioned an independent process evaluation of the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Programme to assess the functioning of the programme and learn any lessons that might inform good practice. A series of detailed case studies were developed with the evaluation: Raising an AIDS-free generation: Evaluation of the Global Fund Orphans & Vulnerable Children Programme. Download all the case studies for more detail on the successes, challenges and learnings from the Global Fund OVC Programme: CHILDLINE > COMMUNITY SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING > CHILD & YOUTH CARE WORKER TRAINING > ISIBINDI SAFE PARKS >…

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Making a plan at the AGM

On Friday 28 October, network members, partners, staff, board members and special guests joined us at the Century City Conference Centre for the 2016 NACOSA Annual General Meeting. Our theme was #MakeaPlan and we shared information on the next National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB and discussed how civil society can and should shape the priorities and objectives of national response planning. It was a lively and interesting morning and we appreciated the thoughtful input of people working on the ground in communities, as well as those involved in provincial and national planning. View and download the two presentations…

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Adherence Guidelines

The National Department of Health‘s Adherence Guidelines for HIV, TB and NCDs (non communicable diseases): Policy and service delivery guidelines for linkage to care, adherence to treatment and retention in care. February 2016. This is a comprehensive guide that looks at practical implementation, support and maintenance of adherence in the health context but can also be transferred to the work of civil society organisations.

Integrated Adherence Guidelines

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