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  1. Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The need to provide mental health services in disadvantaged communities remains a priority in South Africa. This paper illustrates how in consultation and partnership with the peri-urban community of Jamestown, a counselling psychology internship was established to provide a range...
  2. Silent survivors of sexual violence in conflict and the implications for HIV mitigation: experiences from Eritrea

    Silent survivors of sexual violence in conflict and the implications for HIV mitigation: experiences from Eritrea

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper considers the impacts of sexual violence perpetrated while the Eritrean town of Senafe was occupied by the Ethiopian military in 2000, during the second Ethiopia–Eritrea war. It discusses the aftermath for the survivors, all women and girls belonging...
  3. The impact of participatory and non-participatory evaluations on meeting project objectives

    The impact of participatory and non-participatory evaluations on meeting project objectives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study investigates the value of participation on meeting a project's objectives by comparing the impact of participatory and non-participatory evaluation frameworks. We assessed HIV/AIDS projects that shared similarities in terms of objectives and implementation strategies, but differed in their...
  4. Civil society organisations and the national HIV/AIDS response in Botswana

    Civil society organisations and the national HIV/AIDS response in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper provides preliminary empirical evidence regarding the perceived role and actual experiences of HIV/AIDS intervention-focused civil society organisations (CSOs) in Botswana's national response. Key informants see the national response as government-centred and the role of CSOs within interventions as...
  5. Modelling the relationship between antiretroviral treatment and HIV prevention: limitations of the Spectrum AIDS Impact Model in a changing policy environment

    Modelling the relationship between antiretroviral treatment and HIV prevention: limitations of the Spectrum AIDS Impact Model in a changing policy environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper shows how two publicly available epidemiological modelling packages, namely the Spectrum AIDS Impact Model and the ASSA2003 AIDS and Demographic Model, predict very different impacts from rolling out highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) on new HIV infections. Using...
  6. The impact of the HIV epidemic on the composite wellbeing of educators in South Africa: a qualitative study

    The impact of the HIV epidemic on the composite wellbeing of educators in South Africa: a qualitative study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In South Africa, support is available for educators who are HIV-positive, and there are numerous initiatives to curb further HIV infections. What is lacking though is an understanding of how the HIV epidemic impacts on educators who are affected personally...
  7. Mismatches between youth aspirations and participatory HIV/AIDSprogrammes in South Africa

    Mismatches between youth aspirations and participatory HIV/AIDSprogrammes in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although youth participation is a pillar of international HIV/AIDS policy, it is notoriously difficult to facilitate. We explore this challenge through a case study of a community-led HIV/AIDS management project in a South African rural area, in which anticipated youth...
  8. Courting success in HIV/AIDS prevention: the challenges of addressing aconcentrated epidemic in Senegal

    Courting success in HIV/AIDS prevention: the challenges of addressing aconcentrated epidemic in Senegal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article presents findings from a study of HIV/AIDS programmes for urban sex workers in Dakar, Senegal. The objective of the research was to assess HIV prevention and treatment efforts to date, and to identify challenges that must be overcome...
  9. An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study

    An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    An increasing body of literature shows that HIV/AIDS and mental health issues are closely related. In spite of this, the mental health correlates of HIV and AIDS remain largely unacknowledged and under-researched in sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, despite guidelines by the...