news

Research shows higher risk of developing NCDs in Africa

The burden of NCDs has been gradually increasing over the past decade and will likely surpass the toll of sickness and death from infectious diseases by 2030. This report released by the WHO African Region identifies the main causes of this rising trend using data from surveys carried out in at least 33 African countries.

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Health and Urbanisation: Africa’s Urban Story

With at least half of its population expected to reside in cities by 2030, Africa’s rapid urbanisation has manifested a set of new challenges – overcrowded cities, inadequate social services, disease outbreaks and the rise of non-communicable diseases.

jobs

Researcher in Infectious Disease Modelling

Deadline: 14/12/2016

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher in infectious disease modelling to join a large team trialling an intervention to tackle the HIV epidemic in Zambia and South Africa.

jobs

Senior Statistics Specialist

Deadline: 21/12/2016

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you as there are 3 positions open for Senior Statistics Specialist.

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Accountability Manager, Nigeria

Deadline: 14/12/2016

The Accountability Manager will ensure that practical and effective mechanisms for accountability to beneficiaries and communities are integrated at the CP level and into programs through capacity building support and implementation.

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SENIOR STATISTICIAN

Deadline: 11/12/2016

The appointed candidate will be responsible for providing statistical support and methodological advice for the design and analysis of clinical trials and epidemiological studies conducted at CAPRISA.

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WHO issues new guidance on HIV self-testing

HIV self-testing is a way to reach more people with undiagnosed HIV and represents a step forward to empower individuals, diagnose people earlier before they become sick, bring services closer to where people live, and create demand for HIV testing.

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HIV vaccine

This video describes the development of HIV vaccine candidates and the launch of the HVTN 702 clinical trial.

events

8th South African AIDS Conference 2017

The AIDS Conference will be held from 13-16 June 2017 in Durban, South Africa. Abstract Submissions, Early Registration and Scholarship Applications will close on 6 January 2017.

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Monitoring & Evaluation Manager (Nigeria)

Deadline: 25/11/2016

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will oversee the direct development and implementation of the SAPFF’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) system. This position will report to the Team Lead.

students

Australia Awards Scholarships – Now Open

Deadline: 15/01/2017

The Australian Government is offering prestigious development scholarships to African professionals. Through study and practical experiences, scholars will gain the skills and knowledge to drive economic and social development in their home country.

students

Travel Grants (Bio)Medical Student Conference

Deadline: 20/11/2016

Attending a conference, especially when it’s far from home, may be expensive. Therefore LIMSC provides travel grants for a limited number of active participants.

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HIV Epidemiologist

Deadline: 17/11/2016

MSF is looking for an epidemiologist responsible for the monitoring, evaluation, and operational research around MSF Khayelitsha project’s annual objectives.

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Clinical Trial Study Coordinator

Deadline: 17/11/2016

MSF is looking for a Clinical Trial Study Coordinator to support, facilitate and coordinate daily clinical trial activities and play a critical role in the conduct of the study

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Tekano: Leadership for health equity in South Africa

Deadline: 18/11/2016

Tekano (from the Sesotho word for equity) is a new, multi-sectoral, non-partisan, non-denominational, rights-based, non-profit organisation, which will begin operations in early 2017. Tekano is currently seeking to recruit a staff team.

jobs

Research Manager

Deadline: 04/11/2016

The research manager for the Ndlovu Research Consortium (NRC) will be assisting the scientific coordinator and investigators in the management of the NRC research portfolio, and will manage components of multiple studies with supervision.