Have you been looking for an easier and more accurate way to quantify pediatric HIV treatment needs over time? On Wednesday, August 14th, the Technical Support to PEPFAR Programs in the Southern Africa Region (TSP) and Baylor College of Medicine’s Global TB Program (GTB) will host a webinar on the recently developed excel-based ARV procurement forecasting tool. Click here to download the tool and accompanying manual!
Breaking the cycle of transmission: Finding new ways to reach young men with HIV services in South Africa
South Africa’s health data demonstrate that young men are less likely to test for HIV and less likely to start treatment when diagnosed as HIV-positive. Young men living with HIV often transmit the virus to younger female partners, contributing to an inter-generational cycle of transmission. Consequently, it is important to ensure men are fully incorporated into a holistic response in order to achieve epidemic control.