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SARRAH's final quarterly progress report now available

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SARRAH provides funding and technical advice to partners working in the South African health system and the national response to HIV and AIDS. The main focus of the programme is support for the Ministry of Health's commitment to improving the health of all South Africans. SARRAH is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by HLSP, an international health agency. Read more ...


SARRAH supports national initiatives to strengthen health and HIV.

Key partners are

The programme supports civil society organisations, such as the Treatment Action Campaign, that monitor and advocate for expanding the HIV and AIDS response.

We are also supporting a parliamentary oversight committee on HIV and AIDS and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health.

SARRAH works alongside international development partners and multilateral organisations.

Farewell to SARRAH

Mott MacDonald’s programme, “Strengthening South Africa’s Response to AIDS and Health” (SARRAH), has come to an end.

The five-year programme was funded by UK aid from the Department for International Development and by the European Union. SARRAH provided technical assistance and catalytic funding for national initiatives to key partners such as the National Department of Health, the South African National AIDS Council and the Treatment Action Campaign.

 South Africa’s Director-General of Health, Precious Matsoso expressed her appreciation of the programme by referring to certain SARRAH projects that either “changed the world or changed lives”. 
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