CLAC2 Evaluation Follow-up

The evaluation of Plan International’s CLAC2 initiative has begun its follow-up phase in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Three teams, spread across Kisumu, Homa Bay, and Bondo, will be locating 497 children who were part of the baseline evaluation and their caregivers over the next three months. The team kicked off this phase of data collection with a short training session and a teambuilding day at Du...

BEBS Study in Khayelitsha makes the News

One of our studies has been featured in the local news. The Cape Times this week ran an article concerning The Benefits of Early Book-Sharing Study (Bebs). This, the first study of its kind to investigate the effects of supportive book-sharing on both child language and socio-emotional development, is the result of a collaboration between Stellenbosch, Oxford and Reading University. Our team...

Call for abstracts for AIDSImpact

AIDSImpact is an international behavioral and psychosocial science conference that addresses issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care, focusing both globally and on specific communities and countries hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

AIDSImpact first convened in Amsterdam in 1991. Now, in 2017 the 13th AIDSImpact conference will be held ...

WATCH: Talk at the Child Health Priorities Conference in Cape Town December 2016

Professor Mark Tomlinson speaks at the Child Health Priorities Conference in Cape Town. Watch the full video here.

PAAIR grant awardee’s study published BMC Psychiatry

The Partnership for AIDS and Alcohol Intervention Research (PAAIR, Stellenbosch University) grant awardee Munyaradzi Madhombiro has developed a novel intervention to help people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who have comorbid alcohol use disorders. PAAIR is a joint initiative between Prof Mark Tomlinson of Stellenbosch University and Prof Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus of University of California, ...

Child community care dissemination day: The importance of a broad audience

The circulation of research findings – concerning health, wellbeing, and community life – often occurs within the bounds of academia: results are analysed by academics and researchers, published by academics and researchers, and read by academics and researchers. Study findings are often published in journals, sometimes presented at conferences, and seldom incorporated into policy. But, in this...