Opportunities | 18 Feb 2020
CFP-01-PRE-02-2020 Recently added: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS > NACOSA seeks the services of a company to print and distribute Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) information and education communication (IEC) material across 8 provinces to our sub-recipients on our Key and Vulnerable Population Programmes. The PrEP IEC materials include posters, pamphlets, small booklets – all supplied print-ready PDFs. An additional, once-off, print run of banners and T-shirts will be required as well for printing and distribution. A distribution schedule inclusive of delivery addresses and quantities per item is included in the terms of reference. TERMS OF REFERENCE > Questions can be sent by email only…
Opportunities | 11 Feb 2020
NACOSA partner on the Adolescent Girls & Young Women Programme, Higher Health, has issued a tender for the provision of vending machines to dispense the following commodities: Condoms: male (various scented or textured) and female (both ring and sponge variation) Lubrication (bottles) Dental dams Finger cots Pregnancy tests Sanitary towels For details please read the Terms of Reference Please note that the tender has been issued by Higher Health, NACOSA is not able to answer questions relating to it.
Opportunities | 31 Jan 2020
Request for proposals Reference: RFP-NAC-AGYW-2020-1 UPDATE: 3 additional Answers to Questions have been added. Also published below under DOCUMENTS. NACOSA seeks the services of an organization or institution to implement a pilot Economic Strengthening Livelihoods Programme focusing on the adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) who participate in the AGYW programme in three sub-districts of Tshwane (Urban); Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan (Peri-Urban) and Ehlanzeni (Rural), for a period of two years (01 April 2020 to 31 March 2022). For more information on the programme and how to apply, read the Terms of Reference. All the documents required are supplied under…
News | 22 Jan 2020
The NACOSA Training Institute is thrilled to be able to offer a number of new accredited learning programmes (full qualifications) this year. The new offerings are aimed at providing people with the skills to get employment in the health and services industries. “With the official unemployment at over 29%, it is critical to build the kinds of skills that are really needed in the country,” says Training Institute Manager Annelie Terblanche. “The NACOSA Training Institute has worked hard to create new training offerings that respond to these needs.” Health Promotion Officer The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) has…
NACOSA was part of a PrEP implementation meeting in the Western Cape and helped to develop poster presentations for the meeting. The posters provide insight and learning about the implementation of PrEP. Providing PrEP to Sex Workers in the Western Cape Poster presentation by TBHIV Care Health Care Worker Insights on PrEP Poster presentation by City Health and Metro Health Services Status of PrEP on MSM & TG programmes Poster presentation by Beyond Zero, WITS RHI and Anova Health
News | 6 Dec 2019
Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust’s care workers are providing an essential service in KwaZulu-Natal as part of NACOSA’s Community-based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response programme funded by USAID and PEPFAR. Care workers like Qondeni Ntinga link orphaned and vulnerable children to care, treatment and ongoing support services. In May, 14 year-old Sipho* and his three year-old sister, Mbali* lost their mother to an AIDS-related illness and had to move over 50km from their rural homestead just outside the town of Pietermaritzburg to live with their gogo (grandmother) in Shongweni. This was a traumatic time for the children who had to…
The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities make the difference” – a fitting theme for us at NACOSA, having maintained for many years that communities are at the heart of an effective response to HIV, AIDS and TB. Read all about communities making the difference in the World AIDS Day edition of the NACOSA Informer.
Together with our partners and network, NACOSA has developed programmes that address challenges on the ground by taking note of local organisations and including key and vulnerable populations in the design of interventions. We also use our specialist expertise, backed up by the extensive experience of our finance, monitoring and evaluation and administrative staff. It is this collective knowledge that helps us to achieve success in reaching more people than ever before with programming that meets communities’ needs. Read more about this in our Annual Report >
Opportunities | 12 Nov 2019
CFP-AGY-02-10-2019 This tender opportunity has closed. The winner is Mogul Medical Solutions. NACOSA seeks the services of a suitably qualified company to provide 7 (seven) mobile health vehicles, fully furnished and equipped with clinical equipment on a rental or purchase option. Bidders are required to provide both options: purchase and rental in their quotes. The mobile clinic vehicles are needed across 2 Global Fund programmes: Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) and Sex Work (SW) programmes. The description of each programme as well as geographic location is described below in section 2 and 3 respectively.
News | 8 Nov 2019
Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is a critical intervention, shown to reduce HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, gender based violence and teen pregnancies. As an organisation working with children and youth across the country, NACOSA supports the Department of Basic Education’s CSE scripted lesson plans as critical to saving lives and supporting the health and wellbeing of young South Africans. South Africa has the highest number of people living with HIV in the world at 7.7 million people. Most new HIV infections occur among young adults and adolescents, with HIV prevalence among young women nearly four times greater than that…