5th HIV-in-Context Symposium

urbanisation, inequality and hiv symposium:

13 - 15 March 2013


Theme #1: Service delivery and quality of care within the context of urban poverty

Urban community antiretroviral therapy delivery model for high retention of patients; The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) - Joshua Wamboga (The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO), Uganda)

Multi-sectoral policy action on urban HIV and AIDS in local government: A case study of ten municipalities in South Africa - Pinky Mahlangu (School of Public Health, Wits)

Treatment through empowerment? The production of ‘responsibilised’ HIV-positive patients by two ARV-clinics in the Cape Winelands - Hanlie Myburgh (Dept of Social Anthropology and Sociology, Stellenbosch University (Anova Health)


Improving treatment outcomes for HIV positive children and adolescents through integrated PSS and health services - Chengetai Dziwa (Africaid)

Access to water and sanitation - Lena Stofile (City of Cape Town)

Access to water

Theme #2: Access to health services for migrant and mobile populations

Health, migration and sex work - Elsa Oliveira (African Centre for Migration and Society, Wits)

Health migration

Sex work and migration in four sites in South Africa - Marlise Ritcher (African Centre for Migration and Society, Wits)

Sex work

Treatment experiences of HIV-positive cross-border migrants in Johannesburg: Access, continuity and support networks - Roseline Hwati (African Centre for Migration and Society, Wits)


Migration and HIV: Factors determining HIV testing amongst migrants living in Johannesburg, South Africa - Nobantu Mkwanazi (Demographic and Population Studies, Wits)

Migration and HIV

Managing the final journey home: Exploring perceptions, experiences and response to death among Congolese migrants in Johannesburg - Darius Kwigomba (African Centre for Migration and Society, Wits)



Exploring the experiences of accessing ART services among Congolese men in Johannesburg - Bazolakio Adrien Swamba

Theme #3: Vulnerability and HIV prevention and care in urban settings

Perception and attitude of commercial drivers in a semi urban town to HIV voluntary counselling and testing, Ile-Ife, Nigeria - Macellina Ijadunola (Dept of Community Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria)

Perception and attitude

Identifying factors associated with the uptake of prevention of mother to child HIV transmission programme in Ethiopia: A multilevel modelling approach
- Wondwossen Lerebo (School of Public Health, UWC)

Identifying factors

Material deprivation and youth sexual risk-taking in South African urban informal settlements: To inform a study in Blantyre, Malawi - Mphatso Kamndaya (School of Public Health, Wits)


The effects and impact of modes of communication for HIV and AIDS in the Eastern Region of Malawi - Thokozani Kunkeyani (Dept of Linguistics, UWC)

The effects

A multimodal analysis of H/A messages in popular Zambian music - Kelvin Mambwe (Dept of Linguistics, UWC)

Fighting H/A through Counterfeit Products Law - Sipho Chitengi (JSI/SHAReII Zambia)

Fighting HA

Deconstructing gender and sexuality discourses in Brothers for Life - Nobuhle Luphondo (Dept of Linguistics, UWC)

Private college students’ sources of HIV/AIDS information, related HIV/AIDS knowledge and sexual risk behaviours - Monique van Jaarsveld (Midrand Graduate Institute)