Resource Library

The World Health Organization (WHO) convened a Guideline Development Group (GDG) meeting from 29 to 31 July 2019 to review global guidance on contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV acquisition to and determine whether revisions to the fifth edition of the Medical eligibility…

Malawi, like other countries with a generalized HIV epidemic, is striving to reach the ambitious targets set by UNAIDS known as the three 90's for testing, provision of antiretroviral therapy and viral suppression. Assisted by Malawi's progressive policies on HIV/AIDS, it appears possible that…

The HER campaign is a collaborative platform for diverse partners to support adolescent girls and young women in countries with a high risk of HIV. Together with partners, the Global Fund has set a bold target to reduce the number of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by…

Positive Health, Dignity, and Prevention (PHDP): Training Modules for Promoting Leadership among Persons Living with HIV, is now updated and expanded.

Easily adaptable for different stakeholders and country contexts, the revised PHDP better addresses the needs of key populations; reflects…

This guide is one of a series of good practice guides, and contains information, strategies and resources to help HIV programmers implement HIV programming for adolescents.

A greater understanding of HIV in high prevalence countries has increased awareness of the need to…

The starting point for this guideline is the point at which a woman has learnt that she is living with HIV, and it therefore covers key issues for providing comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights-related services and support for women living with HIV. As women living with HIV…

Data tell us that the lives of girls today are better in many respects than those of preceding generations. Girls are now more likely to survive childhood, more likely to attend school and complete their education, less likely to be undernourished and less likely to marry as children. Yet girls…

The United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally builds on an existing foundation, abides by guiding principles and lessons learned, delineates achievable and sustainable objectives and actions for implementation, and provides for metrics to measure the…

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joins the international community in commemorating 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,

The HIV epidemic disproportionately affects women of reproductive age, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly 60 percent of people living with HIV are women. In support of the global 90-90-90 targets, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) recommends reducing the number…

This guide is for Global Fund Principal Recipients who manage local civil society sub-recipients that deliver services to their communities.

Timely access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is vital to ensuring safe motherhood and reducing vertical transmission. Treatment guidance and programming has changed dramatically in recent years. While progress has been made in improving maternal health, more is needed, including efforts to…

This publication outlines the rationale and strategy behind the CCE programme and provides a guide for its implementation. The Community Capacity Enhancement programme, or CCE, is an integral part of UNDP’s Leadership for Results programme and is based on a methodology known as Community…

Based on experiences drawn from Africa in low-resource settings, this step-by-step guide provides tips, practical resources and tools to establish and strengthen sexual-violence services within existing public health facilities. The guide describes methods for involving public health facilities…

This document is intended for health facilities that want to measure the quality of care provided to female victims and survivors of sexual violence (women VSSV). It includes several instruments that, together with descriptions of three basic elements of health care, can provide reliable…

The Resource Guide is organized into five phases of community mobilization with detailed guides for planning, implementing and monitoring each phase. By breaking a long-term project down into phases of community mobilization, organizations can engage their communities in manageable and…

After more than a decade of major achievements, the AIDS response is at a crucial juncture, both in terms of its immediate trajectory and its sustainability, as well as its place in the new global health and development agendas. In May, 2013, the UNAIDS–Lancet Commission—a diverse group…

The National AIDS Strategic Framework (2014-2015) recognizes female sex workers as one of the key populations in the HIV response in Zambia. Thirty years since the first case of HIV was reported in Zambia sex workers continue to face barriers to access quality HIV prevention and treatment…

Adolescence is a critical period in a girl’s life, when significant physical, emotional, and social changes shape her future. In too many parts of the world, adolescence is the most precarious time for girls. A quarter of a billion girls live in poverty. One in three girls in the developing…

The Smart Sex Worker’s Guide to SWIT provides a short summary of the key points in Sex Worker Implemetation Tool (SWIT). The SWIT, which was…

The aim of this manual is to support government agencies, NGOs and inter-institutional networks in the development of processes for integrating HIV and VAW interventions in the specific areas of prevention, VCT, PMTCT, care, support and treatment. Also it can be applied to the analysis of…

This document provides a planning framework for developing policies and programmes for the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence. Drawing upon sound public health principles, and supported by available evidence on risk factors for such violence and on the effectiveness of prevention…