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Programme Overview

Rural AIDS and Development Action Research programme comprises clinical and social intervention research on HIV/AIDS, with an emphasis on developing model approaches that are appropriate and relevant to the rural African context.

It is founded on the premise that the HIV epidemic is rooted in biological, behavioural and social processes - reflecting complex and dynamic relationships within countries and between them. Generating an effective response will therefore require a similar diversity of strategies at the level of individuals and populations.

RADAR is based in the Limpopo (formerly Northern) Province of South Africa at the Health Systems Development Unit. The programme is a collaboration between the School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

IMAGE Project receives prestigious International Women?s Day Award Washington D.C. March 4, 2009
Each year, two global awards for excellence are bestowed by the International Centre for Research on Women on International Women?s Day to one private sector and one NGO project who have excelled as ?champions of change? in improving the status of women. The NGO award was given to The IMAGE Project and Small Enterprise Foundation, who work in partnership with AngloPlatium to combine the delivery of microcredit services with gender and HIV training, to some of the poorest women in rural South Africa. Read more.


Lufuno Muvhango in her acceptance speech to an audience of 400 people in Union Station, Washington, D.C


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