South Africa

Literature Reviews
Literature Reviews | 2020

The impact of rites of passage and cultural practices on adolescents' and young people's sexual and reproductive health in East and Southern Africa: a review of the literature

UNFPA-ESARO contracted with an independent consultant to review the existing literature relating to adolescent rites of passage and initiation ceremonies in four countries in Southern Africa (Malawi, Eswatini, South Africa and Zambia), to assess the impacts of these rites on young people in those

Policies & Strategies
Policies & Strategies | 2020

National hand hygiene behaviour change strategy 2016-2020

According to WHO 2012 estimates, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) was responsible for 842 000 annual deaths from diarrhoea and 15% of the Global Burden of Disease in Disability- Adjusted Life Years (DALYs).