Side-by-Side was launched by the National Department of Health, in partnership with the following organisations.

Aurum Institute

The Aurum Institute is a leading healthcare organisation that has been successfully battling the joint scourge of the HIV and TB for over 20 insightful years.

Digital Medic

Digital Medic is the non-profit arm of the Stanford Center for Health Education. Their mission is to extend the impact of Stanford’s health education and research expertise around the world.

Grow Great

The Grow Great Campaign seeks to galvanise South Africa towards achieving zero stunting by 2030.

Ilifa Labantwana

Ilifa Labantwana is a South African early childhood development programme working to ensure that every child has an equal start in life.


mothers2mothers is an international non-profit organization dedicated to preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV by providing education and support for pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV.


Nal’ibali is a South African reading for enjoyment campaign.

Save the Children

Save the Children is a global organisation giving children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.


SmartStart creates universal access to early learning for three and four-year old children in South Africa.


Established in 1946, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child.

FHI 360

FHI 360 is an international non-profit organisation working to improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated locally driven solution around the world.

SABC Education

Established in 1996, SABC Education is an SABC business unit responsible for delivering the educational mandate of the public broadcaster.


The Division of Community Paediatrics at the University of the Witwatersrand is involved with comprehensive care of individual children in the community as well as addressing health-related issues affecting populations of children.


South African Civil Society for Women’s Adolescents’ and Children’s Health. Working together to advocate for newborn, child, adolescent, women’s and maternal health.


MomConnect is a South African National Department of Health initiative which aims to support maternal health through the use of cell phone based technologies integrated into maternal and child health services.

Contact Details

Dr AB Xuma Building, 1112 Voortrekker Rd, Pretoria Townlands 351-JR, PRETORIA, 0187

Phone: +27 (0) 83 225 9011