Nonceba Pertunia Manganye joined HE2RO in July 2014 as a Study Coordinator. She is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work through the University Of South Africa. Prior to HE2RO she worked as a Data Quality Officer at Right To care for the MMC programme, supporting MMC partners and sub partners in the province of Gauteng. As a study coordinator she supports the study team at an administration and logistical level,as well as the monitoring of studies. She is currently working on the “Waiting Time Study” as well as the “Nutritional study”.
Explore Students’ and Other Stakeholders’ Preferences for Students’ Access to SRH and HIV Services, Including in SchoolsSouth Africa recently initiated the Integrated School Health Program (ISHP), a progressive program grounded in the School Health Policy and Implementation Guidelines established in 2003. The ISHP includes screening for a range of health services in select schools. There is debate regarding whether to include provision of HIV-related services and SRH services, including contraception, in schools through the ISHP. We aim to explore the preferences of learners, parents and teachers regarding the
An Evaluation of the Acceptability and Feasibility of Booked Appointments in a Large HIV Clinic in Johannesburg, South AfricaIn many resource-limited settings, health care delivery systems face constraints due to increasing need for health expenditure and the large proportion of the population reliant on the public sector. In South Africa, the existing service delivery structure faces additional challenges related to the growing number of HIV-infected South Africans initiating antiretroviral therapy. Long queues, long wait times, and overcrowding are often characteristic of South Africa’s public health care
Impact of Nutritional Supplementation on Physical Development, Retention in Care and Adherence to ART in HIV-Positive Infants and ChildrenThe study aims to determine whether a nutritional supplement, FutureLife HIGH-ENERGY Smart food, given to caregivers/guardians to give to their HIV-positive infants and children for 6 months concurrently with antiretroviral therapy (ART) compared to standard of care results in improved growth and physical development as measured by an increase in height-for-age Z score (HAZ), weight-for-age Z score (WAZ) and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) at 6, 12 and 24 months. Secondary outcomes