Facility- and community-based HIV services face many challenges in safeguarding the health and well-being of infants and children, both those who are HIV-positive and those who are affected by the epidemic.
Effective care and prevention strategies have managed to reduce the spread of HIV in the U.S. and other resource-rich countries. But in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 25 million are infected, the epidemic rages — as does the debate over how to stop it.
Following the success of Inside Story, a groundbreaking feature film on HIV released in 2011, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is collaborating with Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) on the production of an educational film focusing on tuberculosis (TB), The Lucky Specials.
The World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS recommend early infant male circumcision (EIMC) as a component of male circumcision programs in countries with high HIV prevalence and low circumcision rates.
DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.
Purpose: Quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs depend on the availability of individuals and organizations with appropriate M&E experience and skills as well as adequate infrastructure and resources.
Purpose: Surveillance plays a fundamental role in public health. HIV surveillance systems monitor the magnitude and trends in the prevalence of infection and risk behavior. Data from HIV surveillance systems are used for evidence-based program planning.