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Thursday, 23 May 2019
FaSRU team attend ‘Children, Families and the State Conference’ at Wits University

This week the FaSRU team attended the Centre of Excellence in Human Development’s conference on ‘Children, Families and the State: Contestation and Collaboration’ at Wits University. Elena spoke in a panel on “Methodologies for finding out more”. The conference was well attended by most scholars working on children and families in South Africa together with a range of policymakers, postgraduate students and representatives from government.

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 14:30
Biomedical Beliefs and Practices Amongst Traditional Health Practitioners

University of Cape Town’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine’s Division of Social and Behavioural Science has just launched a new blog called ‘Fieldnotes’. It aims to share perspectives and research from researchers and practitioners in public health and social sciences. Read Lesley’s post Biomedical Beliefs and Practices Amongst Traditional Health Practitioners here.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 10:00
Mzantsi Wakho, AIDS and Society Research, researcher Lesley Gittings poster presentation at AIDS2018
“It was a really great experience, it was a two-way dialogue,” recalls Mzantsi Wakho’s Lesley Gittings about her poster presentation at AIDS2018
Publication Date:
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 10:00
International AIDS Conference 2018

The Mzantsi Wakho and HEY BABY teams – based at ASRU – gave 14 presentations at the International AIDS Conference 2018 and associated events, held on July 19-27, 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dr Elona Toska presented early findings on pregnancy among adolescents living with HIV in South Africa from the HEY BABY and Mzantsi Wakho studies, while Lesley Gittings presented research on adolescent and provider views on adherence and defaulting, an initiative led by Dr Rebecca Hodes, ASRU director, in collaboration with the Paediatric Adolescent Treatment for Africa.

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 11:30