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ALL IN to End the Adolescent AIDS Epidemic: A Progress Report
September 20, 2017

ALL IN to End the Adolescent AIDS Epidemic: A Progress Report

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"ALL IN...recognizes the importance of a holistic, multi-sectoral approach towards addressing risk and vulnerability in adolescents, seeking to drive this fast-track effort through partnerships that combine forces to improve leadership, ...

Development of a Global Mechanism in Support of Advancing the Scale and Impact of Communication and Media for Development, Social and Behaviour Change
September 20, 2017

Development of a Global Mechanism in Support of Advancing the Scale and ...

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Note: What follows is the summary of this report. The full report can be accessed at this link.

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 International Social and Behaviour Change Communication Summit Featuring Entertainment Education
September 18, 2017

Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? The 2018 ...

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Please note that what follows is an initial introduction to this Summit. More details will follow soon, as will the registration form, the abstracts submission process and form, the official Summit website, and the online communities related to ...

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 ...

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV 101 Workshop Guide
September 1, 2017

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and HIV 101 Workshop Guide

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The key focus of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance's Link Up project is to contribute to the integration of vital sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and HIV interventions for young key populations at country level. The Alliance's ...

LINKAGES Peer Navigation Toolkit
August 30, 2017

LINKAGES Peer Navigation Toolkit

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The purpose of this toolkit is to help organisations implement peer navigation programmes that will help engage HIV-positive members of key populations in HIV care and support services, retain them in care, and support their adherence to ...

LINKAGES Enhanced Peer Outreach Approach (EPOA) Implementation Guide and Training Curriculum
August 29, 2017

LINKAGES Enhanced Peer Outreach Approach (EPOA) Implementation Guide and ...

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This implementation guide and training curriculum are designed to help organisations implement the enhanced peer outreach approach (EPOA), an approach being piloted by the LINKAGES Project to address the challenge of expanding outreach to key ...

UNDP Guidelines on Engaging with Faith-based Organizations and Religious Leaders
August 15, 2017

UNDP Guidelines on Engaging with Faith-based Organizations and Religious Leaders

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"Faith matters to people, and matters to development. In many parts of the world, faith-based organizations (FBOs) and religious leaders (RLs) are influential in both the political and social spheres, and have a broad following in society. Their ...

A Practical Guide to Implementing Community-Based HIV-Prevention Services: Experiences Shared and Lessons Learned from South Africa
August 15, 2017

A Practical Guide to Implementing Community-Based HIV-Prevention Services: ...

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This guidance document brings together lessons learned from the community-based HIV and tuberculosis programme implemented by the Desmond Tutu TB Centre, and provides practical information for others who are establishing community-based HIV ...

Integrated Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Programs Implementation Kit (I-Kit)
August 8, 2017

Integrated Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Programs ...

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“Recent years have witnessed a shift from development programs that focus on a single health or development topic, to initiatives that encompass multiple topics within a single program.” This resource brings together current best practices to ...

Building Capacity in Information Management for HIV and AIDS Programs - A Compendium of Tools
August 7, 2017

Building Capacity in Information Management for HIV and AIDS Programs - A ...

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"Local capacity to manage HIS and M&E functions is essential, so that countries can produce accurate, timely, and complete data to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate program activities."

Utilising Social Media to Support HIV/STI Prevention: Evidence to Inform a Handbook for Public Health Programme Managers
August 1, 2017

Utilising Social Media to Support HIV/STI Prevention: Evidence to Inform a ...

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This European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report describes and analyses the social media space and the opportunities it presents for programmes to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among youth (aged ...

ICT-facilitated Accountability and Engagement in Health Systems: A Review of Making All Voices Count mHealth for Accountability Projects
July 26, 2017

ICT-facilitated Accountability and Engagement in Health Systems: A Review of ...

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“Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and mHealth innovations hold great potential to improve health systems and health outcomes while at the same time enhancing citizen engagement and accountability. Yet there has been little ...

Social and Behavior Change Communication in Integrated Health Programs: A Scoping and Rapid Review
July 20, 2017

Social and Behavior Change Communication in Integrated Health Programs: A ...

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The aim of this review is to understand the nature and scope of social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) in integrated health programmes, as well as to examine the associated knowledge, attitudinal, behavioural, and health outcomes. The ...

mHealth and Young People in South Africa
July 11, 2017

mHealth and Young People in South Africa

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"The key players in the provision of mHealth services for young people have been the non-profit sector organizations seeking to further their reach or to strengthen existing public health programmes."

Best Practices for Adolescent- and Youth-Friendly HIV Services - A Compendium of Selected Projects in PEPFAR-Supported Countries
July 11, 2017

Best Practices for Adolescent- and Youth-Friendly HIV Services - A ...

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“Adolescents (ages 10-19) and youth (ages 15-24) bear a disproportionate share of the HIV burden, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. However, little is known about what projects are doing to make their interventions adolescent- and youth-friendly ...

Gender Analysis Toolkit for Key Population HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programs
July 6, 2017

Gender Analysis Toolkit for Key Population HIV Prevention, Care, and ...

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“Efforts to reduce HIV transmission among key populations most affected by HIV – gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), sex workers (SWs), and transgender (trans) people – and to extend life for those ...

Guide for Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Products and Services for Men
June 29, 2017

Guide for Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Products and Services for Men

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This publication provides guidance and recommendations for developing evidence-informed social and behavior change (SBC) interventions and activities to increase men’s demand for and utilisation of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) products ...

Improving Data Quality in Mobile Community-Based Health Information Systems
June 27, 2017

Improving Data Quality in Mobile Community-Based Health Information Systems

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"Given the power of community-based data to inform decision making, it is essential that these data are of high quality....The true power of community-based health data can be realized when stakeholders across all levels of the system use this ...

Post-broadcast Evaluation of the Brothers for Life Medical Male Circumcision "Salon"  Campaign
June 13, 2017

Post-broadcast Evaluation of the Brothers for Life Medical Male Circumcision ...

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This report discusses the findings of an evaluation that sought to explore the reception impact of a medical male circumcision (MMC) campaign implemented in South Africa as part of the Brothers for Life programme. The “Salon” MMC campaign ...

HIV/AIDS Risk and Prevention Issues Among Inuit Living in Nunavut Territory of Canada
June 12, 2017

HIV/AIDS Risk and Prevention Issues Among Inuit Living in Nunavut Territory ...

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"There is a lack of data on the extent of HIV/AIDS among Inuit....Therefore this study was undertaken to fulfil this glaring void..." Based on the author's own research, undertaken during 3 visits to the Canadian Arctic and the published ...

Social and Behavior Change and Service Delivery
June 9, 2017

Social and Behavior Change and Service Delivery

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"The evidence is clear: Better health outcomes are possible when service delivery and social and behavior change interventions work hand in hand."

Fast-Track and Human Rights: Advancing Human Rights in Efforts to Accelerate the Response to HIV
June 6, 2017

Fast-Track and Human Rights: Advancing Human Rights in Efforts to Accelerate ...

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"Human rights barriers - including stigma, discrimination, violence and other abuses, negative social attitudes, and legal obstacles - contribute to the vulnerability to HIV..."

Khutbah and Sermon Guides on Children and HIV for Religious Leaders
June 6, 2017

Khutbah and Sermon Guides on Children and HIV for Religious Leaders

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These Islamic and Christian khutbar or sermon guides were developed to empower religious leaders in Kenya with the tools and skills to reach their congregations with key messages on paediatric HIV transmission and prevention. The guides deal ...

Samvedana Plus
June 2, 2017

Samvedana Plus

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"HIV prevention interventions need to be specially calibrated to address...distinct structural sources of vulnerability and risk in intimate relationships."

Samata
June 1, 2017

Samata

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"Many factors push girls to drop out of school: can a multi-layered programme overcome these barriers?" Launched by Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) in July 2012, the 5-year Samata programme in northern Karnataka, south India, seeks to ...

C4D Network Country Mapping Study - Key Findings 2016/2017
May 30, 2017

C4D Network Country Mapping Study - Key Findings 2016/2017

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“C4D [communication for development] is, as many people acknowledge in this study, a burgeoning field of development practice, and still in some quarters misunderstood and underrepresented. But it is also thriving, with an energy in-country that ...

Good Practice Guide: Adolescent HIV Programming
May 22, 2017

Good Practice Guide: Adolescent HIV Programming

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This Good Practice Guide was developed to offer programme managers and service providers concrete implementation guidance and support as they seek to address adolescents’ HIV needs more effectively. It is intended to shape a provider’s approach ...

Health Communication for Life (HC4L)
May 19, 2017

Health Communication for Life (HC4L)

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Health Communication for Life (HC4L) is a five-year project (September 2016 — September 2021) that seeks to support the Government of Malawi’s efforts to increase public demand for quality, sustainable, priority health services and products. The ...

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programmes with Transgender People: Practical Guidance for Collaborative Interventions
May 18, 2017

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programmes with Transgender People: ...

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"Addressing transphobia, stigma and discrimination is central to implementing evidence-informed and rights-based services for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care."

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and HCV Programmes with People Who Inject Drugs: Practical Guidance for Collaborative Interventions
May 17, 2017

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and HCV Programmes with People Who Inject ...

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This tool aims to support countries in fast-tracking their response to HIV among people who inject drugs, who are 28 times more likely to be living with HIV than the general population and whose global rate of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is 52%. ...

Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES) Project
May 16, 2017

Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected ...

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The LINKAGES project (Linkages Across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV) aims to accelerate the ability of partner governments, key population (KP)-led civil-society organisations, and private-sector providers to ...

MTV Shuga: Down South
May 15, 2017

MTV Shuga: Down South

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MTV Shuga is a multi-channel campaign focusing on positive sexual health messaging for young people, with a television drama series as its central feature. The fifth season of the MTV Shuga television series was launched in March 2017 and is set ...

Changing Gender and Social Norms, Attitudes and Behaviours
May 9, 2017

Changing Gender and Social Norms, Attitudes and Behaviours

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"What rigorous evidence is there on what types of programming interventions work to bring about changes in gender and social norms, and changes in wider attitudes and behaviours?" This annotated bibliography presents studies of programmes that ...

A Systematic Review of Positive Youth Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
May 8, 2017

A Systematic Review of Positive Youth Development in Low- and Middle-Income ...

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Commissioned by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the YouthPower Learning project, this systematic review aims to document how Positive Youth Development (PYD) approaches have been applied in low- and ...

Advocacy for Community Treatment (ACT) Toolkit 2.0
May 8, 2017

Advocacy for Community Treatment (ACT) Toolkit 2.0

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"Community advocacy is crucial to bringing about change. Yet community activists often lack the knowledge and skills needed to raise their voices and communicate their needs in the local and national forums where decisions are made." From the ...

Monitoring Guide and Toolkit for Key Population HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment Programs
May 5, 2017

Monitoring Guide and Toolkit for Key Population HIV Prevention, Care, and ...

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"A data-use culture allows peer outreach workers from key populations to assume a stronger role in the program and decide how to improve their daily outreach efforts based on data they collect."

WHO Strategic Communications Framework for Effective Communications
May 4, 2017

WHO Strategic Communications Framework for Effective Communications

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This Framework describes the World Health Organization (WHO)'s strategic approach for effectively communicating WHO information, advice, and guidance in an integrated and coordinated fashion across a broad range of health issues. Although ...

Essentials of Global Health
May 3, 2017

Essentials of Global Health

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This massive open online course (MOOC) is a comprehensive introduction to global health. It covers a wide range of topics and provides the foundations for further study and practice. The course is based on the global health courses the creator, ...

A Framework for Health Communication Across the HIV Treatment Continuum
May 1, 2017

A Framework for Health Communication Across the HIV Treatment Continuum

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"Communication approaches offer viable options for promoting relevant behaviors across the continuum."

Communication Strategies for the Prevention of HIV, STI and Hepatitis among MSM in Europe
May 1, 2017

Communication Strategies for the Prevention of HIV, STI and Hepatitis among ...

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"The complex interplay between stigmatisation of homosexuality and the onward effect of this on self-esteem, mental health and sexual behaviour mean that MSM are a hard-to-reach group for delivering effective and sustained health education and ...

How Are Gender Equality and Human Rights Interventions Included in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes and Policies: A Systematic Review of Existing Research Foci and Gaps
April 11, 2017

How Are Gender Equality and Human Rights Interventions Included in Sexual ...

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Studies have shown that harmful gender norms that promote male dominance over women prevent women from practicing safer sex, limit their use of contraceptives, and increase their risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. ...

Good Practice Guide to Integrated Sex Worker Programming - Based on the Experiences of the Red Umbrella Programme
April 7, 2017

Good Practice Guide to Integrated Sex Worker Programming - Based on the ...

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"Sex workers face many hurdles, including severe and systematic abuse of power by security services, and violence from police, clients and intimate partners. Sub-stance abuse and an increased risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and other STIs are two ...

One Community Project
April 3, 2017

One Community Project

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The One Community project is designed to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS in Malawi and to prevent new infections. This will be achieved through: empowering priority populations with the knowledge, efficacy, and skills to effectively utilise ...

Pioneering HIV Services for and with Men Having Sex with Men in MENA
March 30, 2017

Pioneering HIV Services for and with Men Having Sex with Men in MENA

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"Deeply rooted HIV-related stigma and discrimination [in the MENA region], apparent in laws, policies, and programmes, and at all levels of society, pose significant barriers to HIV prevention and care, support and engagement of key populations ...

A Review of Frameworks on the Determinants of Health
March 8, 2017

A Review of Frameworks on the Determinants of Health

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This report from the Canadian Council on Social Determinants of Health (CCSDH) illustrates the many ways in which the determinants of health - factors such as housing, income, education, employment, and social support networks can be shown as ...

A Conceptual Framework for Action on the Social Determinants of Health
March 6, 2017

A Conceptual Framework for Action on the Social Determinants of Health

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"Conceptual frameworks in a public health context shall in the best of worlds serve two equally important purposes: guide empirical work to enhance our understanding of determinants and mechanisms and guide policy-making to illuminate entry ...

Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A Training Guide for Community-Based Organizations
February 9, 2017

Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A ...

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The Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria training package is designed to provide basic technical knowledge on nutrition and hygiene needs for children who are 2-17 years old, particularly orphans and vulnerable ...

Ending the AIDS Epidemic for Adolescents, with Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Meaningfully Engage Adolescents in the AIDS Response
January 31, 2017

Ending the AIDS Epidemic for Adolescents, with Adolescents: A Practical ...

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The purpose of this document from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is to provide guidance to programme designers, implementers, policymakers, and decision makers on how to meaningfully engage adolescents in the AIDS ...

Gender and Tuberculosis: Discussion Paper
January 26, 2017

Gender and Tuberculosis: Discussion Paper

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"Making the investment case for programming that addresses the specific vulnerabilities and needs of both males and females who are affected by or at risk of tuberculosis [TB]."

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