Besides the co-ordination of institutional HIV services and programmes, the OIHC also offers a variety of HIV/Aids-related training and skills development opportunities for both staff and students. OIHC’s initiatives include:

  • Annual HIV testing campaigns (First Things First HCT)
  • Condom and lube distribution projects
  • Key population project for LGBTQI & Men who have Sex with Men (MSM)
  • Short courses on health communication and counselling
  • Social Justice Facilitation |HIV, Sexuality and Gender
  • HIV, Leadership and Social Justice short course for post-graduates
  • Sexual behaviour research at SA universities
  • Service learning programmes
  • Community interaction initiatives
  • Development of HIV-specific curricula