On the sidelines of the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the new PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020).
26 September 2017
11 September 2017
The AIDSFree HIV Testing Services (HTS) Guidance Database has been updated with new guidelines from many PEPFAR priority countries.
27 July 2017
To improve antiretroviral coverage (ART) and help reach the 90-90-90 treatment targets, differentiated approaches to care are necessary, including reduced frequency of clinic visits for stable patients.
27 July 2017
Shifts to less frequent clinic visits and medication pick-ups to free up healthcare resources and make life easier for people living with HIV are being implemented successfully in some African countries, but still need fine tuning, several studies
12 June 2017
A study recently published in PLoS One found continued antiretroviral therapy (ART) to be safe and beneficial in HIV-positive postpartum women with high CD4+ T cell counts.“This is the first large multicenter randomized clinical trial to...
10 April 2017
28 March 2017
This Excel workbook is designed to assist PEPFAR orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) country programs to estimate the size of two groups of potentially vulnerable children.
21 February 2017
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths for women low- and middle-income countries, including Botswana, where 75 percent of cervical cancer patients suffer from advanced forms of the disease. These patients can face wait times as long...
14 February 2017
On one hand, Botswana stands before the world, and certainly before its nearest neighbors as a model of determined and successful policies that confront one of the largest HIV burdens in the world. With possibly 22 percent of people there...
22 February 2017
Infants exposed to an antiretroviral regimen of tenofovir, emtricitabine and efavirenz (Atripla) from conception experienced fewer adverse birth outcomes compared to other three-drug regimens, according to a study of births in Botswana be
15 February 2017
This report presents progress made after two years of implementation of the ESA Commitment (2013-2015). Significant progress has already been made thanks to concerted action by governments, civil society, and development partners at national and r
25 November 2016
Chemonics seeks a HIV/AIDS test and treat scale-up project manager for USAID's Global Health Supply Chain — Procurement and Supply Management Project (GHSC-PSM).
31 October 2016
IntraHealth International is a sub-partner on the recently awarded USAID-funded Botswana Comprehensive Care and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Project. The five year project’s goal is to strengthen community agency to seek, sup
12 October 2016
In response to the recommendations of the National HIV Prevention Pitso 2012, a new approach was defined, known as Communities Acting Together to Control HIV (CATCH) in 2014. CATCH is a community-driven approach lead by the Traditional Leadership (...
11 October 2016
Safe male child circumcision has been recently adopted as a potential strategy to prevent HIV/AIDS transmission in later life in Botswana.
30 September 2016
The combination of board and staff working in full alignment and harmony can be a force for positive change, success, joy, resilience and sustainability.
6 September 2016
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with reduced cancer-specific survival among women with invasive cervical cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.Because cervical cancer is the leading...
Requests for proposals
19 September 2016
At AIDS 2016, the Department of State’s Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (S/GAC) announced the establishment of a Key Populations Investment Fund (KPIF) of US$100 million over five years.
7 September 2016
When Rose Matuulane was pregnant five years ago, she had to wait for a nurse to visit her small village, Otse, to provide antenatal check-ups. When the nurse could not make it, Ms. Matuulane had to travel 84 km to the nearest clinic, in Shoghong,...
14 September 2016
Sweden has become the first country to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Fast Track targets, according to research published in HIV Medicine and reported in NAM Aidsmap today.Launched in 2014 – the UNAIDS Fast Track strategy sets the roadmap to end AIDS...
27 July 2016
Despite the widespread implementation of Option B+ (lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for pregnant and breastfeeding women regardless of CD4 cell count) postpartum HIV-positive women remain at higher risk of loss to follow-up and death, studie
Requests for proposals
21 July 2016
Call for Proposal to design KP REACH NET website and develop mobile applications About KP REACH
14 July 2016
Call for Consultant to Conduct a Regional Mapping, Selection and Engagement of Change Agents (Potential Champions) within the Health and Justice System, and among Political, Traditional and Religious Leaders
7 July 2016
The role of STIs in the transmission dynamics of HIV epidemics is paradoxical and complex. Population-based studies have found that both the prevalence and incidence of HIV were substantially higher among people with STIs.