● As a disease that cuts across many other health concerns and has vast psychological and emotional
implications, HIV/Aids is best addressed through approaches that enlist the cooperation of the
authorities and leverage different skills and experience. Funders are advised to consider initiatives
that actively engage or partner with government health structures, NPO service providers and
businesses that meaningfully address the pandemic.
● Consider supporting community-based HIV/Aids initiatives, such as home-based care and antiretroviral
adherence clubs, which do not necessarily fall within government’s budget allocation.
● More funds should be channelled into research in the health sector, as well as into initiatives that aim
to increase South Africa’s health worker capacity.