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The 'Logical Levels' Behavioural Model Applied to Condom Use
September 13, 2017

The 'Logical Levels' Behavioural Model Applied to Condom Use

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This description of the Logical Levels of Change, a behavioural model by Robert Dilts, details strategies of using it as a framework for designing, reviewing, and enhancing health promotion interventions, illustrated with the example of condom ...

Your StoryTeller
October 6, 2015

Your StoryTeller

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Your StoryTeller is an initiative to create a story collection designed to extend the reach of community radio (CR) stations through interactive "Animated Audio-Visual Storytelling" on tuberculosis (TB) awareness and treatment. It is a project of ...

Our Time To Be Heard: Stories Giving Voice to Young People and Their Experience of HIV
July 21, 2015

Our Time To Be Heard: Stories Giving Voice to Young People and Their ...

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"Don't take the place of adolescents and young people in decision-making, but listen to us and support us, and together we will end AIDS." - Cédric Nininahazwe, executive director of the Burundian National Network of young people living with HIV

eHealth and Innovation in Women's and Children's Health: A Baseline Review
August 7, 2014

eHealth and Innovation in Women's and Children's Health: A Baseline Review

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"This report shows how, on a daily basis, eHealth innovations are improving access to care and assisting women to take control of their own health...[T]hrough the use of ICTs, health-care professionals and the women and children they care for, ...

Role of Community-Level Factors across the Treatment Cascade: A Critical Review
July 28, 2014

Role of Community-Level Factors across the Treatment Cascade: A Critical Review

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"Addressing community-level factors (CLFs) is integral to the ongoing effort to design multilevel, effective, and sustainable interventions to address each element of the HIV/AIDS treatment cascade." This review examined 100 evaluations of ...

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse
July 10, 2014

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India, this repository of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials offers links to booklets, posters, books, toolkits, flash cards, documentaries, radio public service ...

School-girl pregnancies: Elephant in the room for Zambian schools
June 20, 2014

School-girl pregnancies: Elephant in the room for Zambian schools

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Author: Elias Banda, June 23 2014 - The large number of Zambian school girls under the age of 16-years-old falling pregnant within the school system is a serious cause for concern that should make all of us to pause and seek honest answers on how ...

Charting the Course of Education and HIV
June 16, 2014

Charting the Course of Education and HIV

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"From the beginning, the education sector has played a central role in responding to HIV. However, its role and the contribution of school-based HIV education has been the subject of much debate."

TRAIL Behavior Change Video Series
April 29, 2014

TRAIL Behavior Change Video Series

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These three videos in a series from Pathfinder demonstrate the method of their "Tailored Reflection and Integrated Learning", or TRAIL, model of community mobilisation and action.

Towards an AIDS-Free Generation: Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report, 2013
March 28, 2014

Towards an AIDS-Free Generation: Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking ...

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"For the first time in the history of the HIV epidemic, the global community has accumulated the knowledge, experience and tools to achieve an AIDS-free generation."

Harnessing the Power of Communication for Child Survival: A Global Perspective
March 19, 2014

Harnessing the Power of Communication for Child Survival: A Global Perspective

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Delivered at the Call to Action - Child Survival and Development for Every Child in India Summit from February 7-9 2013, Chennai, India, this presentation examines evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care of mothers and children. ...

Focus Package: Faith-Based Resources
March 4, 2014

Focus Package: Faith-Based Resources

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With this resource, Health COMpass provides access to health communication tools and project materials designed or adapted specifically to work with faith leaders or within specific faith communities.

Promising Practices in Community Engagement for Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive
February 21, 2014

Promising Practices in Community Engagement for Elimination of New HIV ...

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"Leaders from around the world attending the 2011 High Level Meeting on AIDS committed to work towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and reducing AIDS-related maternal mortality. This is to be accomplished through ...

Partnering with Religious Communities for Children
December 4, 2013

Partnering with Religious Communities for Children

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"Long before there was a UNICEF, faith communities were among the greatest advocates for the world’s neediest children, providing guidance, aid and comfort to millions of disadvantaged families. In fact, the Convention on the Rights of the Child ...

Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) - South Africa
June 24, 2013

Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) - South Africa

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Launched in May 2013, the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) supports country programmes in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa to provide pregnant women and new mothers with empowering, potentially life-saving information and support ...

Infant and Young Child Feeding Programme Review - Case Study: Uganda
May 27, 2013

Infant and Young Child Feeding Programme Review - Case Study: Uganda

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This 47-page case study is part of a review of the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) programme, which was conducted as a joint effort between the United Nations Childrens Fund's (UNICEF) Nutrition Section and the Academy for Educational ...

Relationships among HIV/AIDS Orphanhood, Stigma, and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in South African Youth
May 22, 2013

Relationships among HIV/AIDS Orphanhood, Stigma, and Symptoms of Anxiety and ...

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"Cross-sectional research has demonstrated that HIV/AIDS orphanhood is associated with anxiety and depression and that HIV/AIDS-related stigma is a risk factor for these outcomes."

Effectiveness of HIV Prevention for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Trials
May 6, 2013

Effectiveness of HIV Prevention for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Systematic ...

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"We undertook a systematic review, and a meta-analysis when appropriate, to assess effectiveness of interventions to reduce sexual risk behaviours, and consequent HIV infection, among young people (10-25 years) in sub-Saharan Africa." This study ...

9th African School Health and Nutrition (SHN) Course
April 29, 2013

9th African School Health and Nutrition (SHN) Course

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The Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and partners are co-organising the 9th African SHN Course, June 10-20 2013, focusing on Nutrition in the School-Age Child and Adolescents. For ten days, attendees will engage in both classroom and ...

Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health
April 18, 2013

Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health

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"When adolescent girls win, everyone wins. The primary motivation to improve the health of and health care for adolescent girls must always be the wellbeing of girls themselves. But girls are also agents of positive change for their future ...

Experiences from the Field: HIV Prevention among Most at Risk Adolescents in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
March 13, 2013

Experiences from the Field: HIV Prevention among Most at Risk Adolescents in ...

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"Concerted advocacy and action is needed from all partners to ensure that quality services are available to vulnerable and at-risk adolescents at national scale....Reforms must aim to expand and grant equitable access to services for all, ...

Here I Am: An Interview with Disabilities Activist Maria Emilia Riotorto
March 11, 2013

Here I Am: An Interview with Disabilities Activist Maria Emilia Riotorto

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This video focusing on the rights of adolescents with disabilities features Maria Emilia Riotorto, a member of the Association of Deaf People of Uruguay and a teacher of Uruguayan Sign Language. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) spoke ...

Young Carers Project South Africa
November 29, 2012

Young Carers Project South Africa

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Launched in 2008 by the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford, the Young Carers Project is a research initiative that involves South African young people (especially HIV-positive young people) in research about ...

Making Health Services Adolescent Friendly: Developing National Quality Standards for Adolescent Friendly Health Services
November 27, 2012

Making Health Services Adolescent Friendly: Developing National Quality ...

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This guidebook sets out the public health rationale for making it easier for adolescents to obtain the health services that they need to protect and improve their health and well-being, including sexual and reproductive health services. It ...

Psychosocial Support for Older Carers: A Summary
November 15, 2012

Psychosocial Support for Older Carers: A Summary

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"Millions of older people are caring for orphaned children and for family members living with AIDS-related illnesses, but they are often overlooked by development programmes." These guidelines explain the issues facing older carers and set out ...

The Essential Package (EP): Holistically Addressing the Needs of Young Vulnerable Children and Their Caregivers Affected by HIV and AIDS
October 10, 2012

The Essential Package (EP): Holistically Addressing the Needs of Young ...

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Developed by the HIV/AIDS Working Group/The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), the Essential Package (EP) is a group of developed and validated tools and frameworks that can be used as a guide for programme managers, service providers, policy ...

National Policy Development for Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis in Malawi, Uganda and Zambia: The Relationship between Context, Evidence and Links
October 5, 2012

National Policy Development for Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis in Malawi, Uganda ...

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"Several frameworks have been constructed to analyse the factors which influence and shape the uptake of evidence into policy processes in resource poor settings, yet empirical analyses of health policy making in these settings are relatively rare."

Challenges in Linking Health Research to Policy: A Commentary on Developing a Multi-Stakeholder Response to Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Ghana
October 3, 2012

Challenges in Linking Health Research to Policy: A Commentary on Developing ...

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"Our experience has shown that if the context within which researchers, policy makers and stakeholders work were better understood, the links between them were improved and research were communicated more effectively, then better policy making ...

September 20, 2012

Will There Ever Be an AIDS-Free Generation?

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This 25-minute video debate discusses the impact of HIV on adolescents, the urgent need for high-impact services, and the legal, social, and policy issues of providing prevention intervention, including education and sexual and reproductive ...

Tuitange Mothers' Support and Drama Group
September 18, 2012

Tuitange Mothers' Support and Drama Group

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This Tanzanian mothers' support group is part of a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)-supported programme designed to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by providing services to pregnant women, children, and their families. The ...

Child Marriage Interactive Map
September 18, 2012

Child Marriage Interactive Map

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The Ford Foundation along with the Girls Not Brides campaign released a child marriage interactive map, examining 30 countries with high rates of child marriage. The website shows statistics by marriage age, legal age of marriage, secondary ...

Bike4Care
August 30, 2012

Bike4Care

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A project of CooP-Africa: Cycling Out of Poverty, the Bike4Care project enables community health workers to visit more patients at a greater distance. In addition, a bicycle ambulance makes patient transport to health centres possible, and mobile ...

Integrating HIV Care: Improving Programs, Improving the Lives of People Living with HIV
August 14, 2012

Integrating HIV Care: Improving Programs, Improving the Lives of People ...

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This case study examines an integrated clinical and social support programme that used quality improvement, decentralisation, task shifting, and community engagement to identify and address challenges to sustaining HIV treatment programmes in ...

Good Practice Guide: Family-Centred HIV Programming for Children
August 1, 2012

Good Practice Guide: Family-Centred HIV Programming for Children

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"This guide is designed to support children and their families who are affected by HIV in different ways. The starting point is our belief that children have the right to be treated with dignity and respect and that children can be an active part ...

Guideline on HIV Disclosure Counselling for Children Up to 12 Years of Age
July 20, 2012

Guideline on HIV Disclosure Counselling for Children Up to 12 Years of Age

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"...[M]any health care workers around the world are uncertain how to counsel clients about the disclosure process... - [due to lack of] evidence-based policies and guidelines on when, how, and under what conditions children should be informed ...

Say and Play: A Tool for Young Children and Those Who Care for Them
July 12, 2012

Say and Play: A Tool for Young Children and Those Who Care for Them

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Published by Project Concern International in Zambia, this interactive tool is designed for orphans and vulnerable children from three to six years old and those who care for them. This includes parents, caregivers, early child development ...

Our Lives Aren't Like the Lives of Other Children
July 9, 2012

Our Lives Aren't Like the Lives of Other Children

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"I can't say that the stigma is totally gone everywhere, even now, but in my school we don’t discriminate because of HIV any longer." - Negede, age 14, class 8

Our Stories, Our Words: The Situation of Women Living with AIDS in 14 Latin American Countries - Nuestras historias, nuestras palabras: Situación de las mujeres que viven con VIH en 14 países de América Latina
June 8, 2012

Our Stories, Our Words: The Situation of Women Living with AIDS in 14 Latin ...

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The Secretariat for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) began a dialogue in 2010 with the Movimiento Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Mujeres Positivas (Latin American and Caribbean Positive Women’s Movement - MLCM+) to learn ...

Ending HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Discrimination - Methodological Workbook for Raising Awareness and Training
June 7, 2012

Ending HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Discrimination - Methodological Workbook ...

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This Spanish language document is a tool for the educational community that offers a methodology for sensitisation and capacity building on stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS. It also promotes knowledge about HIV/AIDS and human ...

Introducing Integrated Mobile Teams to Burundi
June 4, 2012

Introducing Integrated Mobile Teams to Burundi

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This document describes the progress of Pathfinder International’s programme of integrated mobile teams (IMTs), a mobile platform for the delivery of an integrated package of essential health services in Burundi that seek to ensure health care ...

Hope Study Radio Drama Series
June 4, 2012

Hope Study Radio Drama Series

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The Hope Study drama series was created as a radio drama about HIV prevention research. The main objective of this initiative was to increase awareness and community dialogue about clinical trial research. In 2011, the Wits Reproductive Health ...

Accelerating the Education Sector Response to HIV: Five Years of Experience from Sub-Saharan Africa
June 4, 2012

Accelerating the Education Sector Response to HIV: Five Years of Experience ...

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This review discusses the education sector's role in preventing HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly focused on the “Accelerate Initiative”. It was assembled using data collated during the 2007 School Health and HIV/AIDS Focal Point Survey. ...

Khat Vong Song ("The Desire of Life") and Hanh Trinh Xanh ("Green Journey")
May 25, 2012

Khat Vong Song ("The Desire of Life") and Hanh Trinh Xanh ("Green Journey")

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Khat Vong Song (“The Desire of Life”), a radio serial drama created in Vietnam to promote reproductive health and avoidance of HIV/AIDS, included in its broadcast agenda issues such as improving the status of women, delaying the age of marriage, ...

Eliminating Pediatric HIV/AIDS: What It Will Take and What It Will Bring
May 21, 2012

Eliminating Pediatric HIV/AIDS: What It Will Take and What It Will Bring

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From the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s AIDSTAR-One (AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources, Sector 1, Task Order 1), this report starts with the statement that: "In the coming decade, the world can look ...

The Child Status Index Usage Assessment
May 9, 2012

The Child Status Index Usage Assessment

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This report evaluates a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tool that was created in order to assess programmes designed to meet the needs of children who are orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. The Child Status Index (CSI), created in ...

Bringing Youth-Friendly Services to Scale in Ethiopia
May 7, 2012

Bringing Youth-Friendly Services to Scale in Ethiopia

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This technical brief analyses the efforts of the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and Pathfinder International's efforts to introduce and scale-up youth-friendly services (YFS) in the Ethiopian public health system in order to address ...

Community-Based Early Childhood Development Centers for Reaching OVC: Considerations & Challenges
May 1, 2012

Community-Based Early Childhood Development Centers for Reaching OVC: ...

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"Intervening during the early childhood years with high-quality early childhood development (ECD) programs is critical to ensure positive outcomes for vulnerable and at-risk children....When done well, these programs can be sustainable because of ...

Cross-Generational Relationships: Perceived Norms and Practices in Jamaica
April 30, 2012

Cross-Generational Relationships: Perceived Norms and Practices in Jamaica

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This report from C-Change/ FHI 360 documents a study that sought to explore the dynamics of cross-generational relationships in Jamaica with the aim of informing communication programmes working to decrease cross-generational sexual practices and ...

Using Participatory Research and Action to Address the HIV-related Vulnerabilities of Adolescent Girls in Tanzania
April 27, 2012

Using Participatory Research and Action to Address the HIV-related ...

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"Globally, girls and young women are more likely to be HIV positive than their male peers, due in large part to an array of gender inequalities that negatively impact their mental and physical well being. Protecting girls from this ...

Vijana Tunaweza Newala: Findings from a Participatory Research and Action Project in Tanzania
April 26, 2012

Vijana Tunaweza Newala: Findings from a Participatory Research and Action ...

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From the Executive summary: "The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Taasisi ya Maendeleo Shirikishi Arusha (TAMASHA), in collaboration with Pact Tanzania, developed a participatory research and action project (Vitu Newala) that ...

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