Health and Hope in Our Hands

Health and Hope in Our Hands

Health and Hope in our hands is an extremely valuable tool, providing very practical and valuable advice on how to address HIV and AIDS treatment, care and support in the aftermath of rape and in the context of abusive partner relationships. It is aimed at health providers, but will no doubt be useful to women themselves and others involved in providing care like social workers and counsellors.


Kailash Bhana
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Kailash Bhana is Independent Consultant in gender equality, urban development, mining and community development sectors. Part-time lecturer in masters research.

Liesl Gerntholtz
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Liesl Gerntholtz is the Chief Programme Officer of The Little Market. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts - BA English Language and Literature/Letters and Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Karen Hunt
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Karen Hurt is a facilitator, writer, editor, materials developer and trainer in communication at Shakataka Communications. She obtained her MA in Writing Creative Writing University of the Witwatersrand ,Higher Diploma in Education from the University of KZN, Durban and Bachelor's degree Geography from the University of Cape Town.

Andrea Meeson
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Andrea Meeson is a copy editor for Africa is a Country and other pan-African publications. She manages a graduate training program for aspiring health researchers at University of Toronto.

Lisa Vetten
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Lisa Vetten is the former manager of the Gender Programme at the Centre for the study of Violence and Reconciliation. In 2013 she obtained a Master of Arts degree in Political Studies (cum laude) from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her dissertation was entitled 'Deserving and undeserving women: A case study of South African policy and legislation addressing domestic violence.

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