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Eyethu Soccer League

A randomised control trial of an intervention focusing on HIV and drug abuse prevention for high-risk South African men

A community-based soccer league provides the delivery platform for life skills training, designed to address alcohol/drug use, HIV testing, and other risk behaviours through problem-solving, role play and goal setting. 

South Africa:

Khayelitsha,

Cape Town

1350 men

(18-29 yrs)

Baseline, 6, 12 and 18mo follow up points

Community-based  life skills programme

Nyamkela4Care (N4C)

An integrated intervention for addressing the training, empathic skills, clinical supervision and self-care needs of care workers in resource-constrained settings

Nyamekela4Care (N4C) is a multi-component intervention aimed at addressing the inter-connected problems impacting the quality of care among care workers (CWs) such as community health workers, nurses etc. A manual is available to guide the implementation of structured monthly meetings, implemented as a routine part of administration, training and support for CWs.

South Africa:

Cape Town

40 care workers

Baseline, 6mo (midpoint) and 12mo (endline) assessments

Supervision and support for care workers

Sexual and Reproductive Health care for women with disabilities

Access to sexual and reproductive healthcare and experiences of sexuality for women with motor vehicle accident-acquired physical disabilities in the Western Cape, South Africa

A qualitative study exploring how acquiring a physical disability affects women’s sense of their own sexuality and understanding how women’s access to sexual and reproductive health services is affected by acquiring a physical disability. 

South Africa:

Khayelitsha,

Cape Town

Women with physical

disabilities

Cross-sectional; qualitative study

No intervention component

The impact of the research process on data collectors

Exploring the experiences and needs of data collectors within South Africa using qualitative methods to examine the impact of data collection on data collectors

Nineteen data collectors, involved in face-to-face data collection, completed semi-structured interviews exploring their insights, attitudes and experiences of the research process. 

South Africa:

Khayelitsha,

Cape Town

19

data

collectors

Cross-sectional; qualitative study

No intervention component