Mentor Mothers were trained to help new mothers in their area combat HIV, Foetal Alcohol Syndrome & Malnutrition through a home-visiting intervention.
PAAIR aims to create a network for researchers at Stellenbosch University, within the Oliver Tambo District in rural Eastern Cape, and within partner universities and community agencies in the Cape Town area.
We tested an integrated Early Childhood Care and Development intervention including promotion of cognitive development, HIV testing and treatment support, and nutrition education in rural Lesotho.
A community-based health intervention aimed at young men living in resource scarce communities, which centres around a soccer league.
Examining whether a comprehensive, home-based care and support for child and maternal health integrated with the local primary health care system and offered within the first 5 years of life, can reduce mortality and morbidity and substantially improve outcomes for vulnerable mothers and children in the O R Tambo district in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
We followed children in the rural Eastern Cape for the first year of their lives, to build a comprehensive picture of maternal and child health in the region.