• Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy at a Patient’s First Clinic Visit: The RapIT Study

    The RapIT study was conducted from 2013 to 2015  at two clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was a randomized controlled trial of rapid ART initiation that allowed patients to have treatment eligibility determined, all treatment preparation steps performed, and ARV medications dispensed on the day of their first HIV-related clinic visit. Although it took place ...

  • South African Health Review 2016 – Chapter 17

    The South African Health Review (SAHR) has been published by Health Systems Trust (HST) since 1995. Since 2014, it has been internationally recognized as a peer-reviewed journal. According to HST, the Review is considered to be a critical resource for understanding, from a South African perspective, local and international public health issues. In ...

  • South African Health Review 2016 – Chapter 9

    The South African Health Review (SAHR) has been published by Health Systems Trust (HST) since 1995. Since 2014, it has been internationally recognized as a peer-reviewed journal. According to HST, the Review is considered to be a critical resource for understanding, from a South African perspective, local and international public health issues. In ...

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  • Senior Researcher – Health Economics

    The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) of the University of the Witwatersrand, based in Parktown, Johannesburg, is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated quantitative senior researcher to be part of our health economics research portfolio.  Research in this portfolio focuses on the costs, cost-effectiveness, and benefits of healthcare interventions, particularly those related to ...

  • Post-Doctoral Position in Health Economics

    The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), a multidisciplinary research office of the Wits Health Consortium at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa (www.heroza.org), is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral position in health economics. The position is under the direct supervision of HE2RO staff in collaboration with the Center for Global ...

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  • HE2RO in the Media at AIDS 2016

    Coverage of HE2RO and BU’s work has been highlighted during the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban. Five of their presentations have been covered by AIDSMAP, one by...

  • HE2RO Presenting at AIDS 2016

    A selection of HE2RO staff are attending AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa, from 18th to 22nd July 2016. As well as having a stand at the...

  • Same-Day HIV Treatment Improves Health Outcomes

    The results of a clinical trial, run by Boston University with support from HE2RO, show that same-day initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV patients...