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National Communications Survey

FGI was appointed to conduct the fieldwork for the third National HIV Communication Study in South Africa 2012.

The study aimed to assess the impact of HIV Communication Programmes (HCPs) on improving knowledge and reinforcing positive beliefs, norms and attitudes relating to HIV prevention, care, support and treatment.

During this study FGI collected data from a representative sample of 10 000 respondents throughout South Africa, including urban, peri-urban and deep rural areas. Data was collected using FGI’s unique mobile electronic data collection platform with data collation, cleaning and analysis being conducted in real time throughout the fieldwork period of 4-months.

The interviews were conducted at household level with respondents being selected randomly. Interviews were conducted in English or the vernacular and lasted 90-minutes on average.

Click here to download the preliminary findings presentation