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The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) delivers life-saving services to people affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in 36 country and regional programs. Founded in 2003, PEPFAR is the largest investment in combating a single disease by a single country in history. To date,…

Welcome to our fourth issue of the research digest. The digest offers article abstracts from peer-reviewed literature related to HIV and AIDS in southern Africa and is designed to keep you in touch with the rapidly expanding evidence base pertaining to HIV in the region.

In this issue,…

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 regional level.

The data presented was…

Angola has a generalized, heterosexually-driven HIV epidemic with an adult prevalence of 2.42 percent, according to 2014 estimates from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS 2014a). The proportion of women receiving ART to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV has…

Angola has a generalized, heterosexually-driven HIV epidemic with an adult prevalence of 2.42 percent, according to 2014 estimates from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS 2014a). The proportion of women receiving ART to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV has…

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. However, randomized trials have found STI treatment to have little to no…

The Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Regional Exchange portal (SHARE - www.hivsharespace.net) is a…

The AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Community of Practice provides a forum to connect with and learn from peers working in HIV testing services around the world. Community members ask questions, share lessons learned, access the latest literature and news in HIV testing, and learn from experts—…

Fact sheet N°104

Key facts:
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a top infectious disease killer worldwide.
  • In 2014, 9.6 million people fell ill with TB and 1.5 million died from the disease.
  • Over 95% of TB deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries,…

This document includes:

  • A Strategic Development Summary (SDS) narrative communicating the epidemiologic and country/regional context; methods used for programmatic design; findings of integrated data analysis; and strategic direction for the investments and programs. 
  • Approved…

Cartaz apresentado pelo Projecto de Fortalecimento da Capacitação Local de Serviços de HIV na África Austral (BLC), financiado pela USAID na Vigésima Conferência Internacional de SIDA em…

O que associas à palavra “agente”? É uma palavra usada nos campos da filosofi a, química, economia e aplicação da lei (pense no 007). Embora seja usada numa variedade de contextos, o seu significado permanece consistente e envolve um elemento de acção. Na filosofi a, “agente” refere-se a “uma…

A monitoria e avaliação (M&A) nunca foram uma grande prioridade para a organização Angolana Ajuda de Desenvolvimento do Povo para o Povo (ADPP). Eram realizados processos tais como recolha, gestão e submissão de relatórios de dados, mas não com rigorosidade. No entanto, uma parceria com o…

Renato é um agente comunitário que trabalha para a organização da sociedade civil (OSC) Mwenho, na província do Huambo em Angola. Nascido em 1979, Renato vivenciou grande parte dos 27 anos de guerra civil no país. Depois de ter estado doente durante quatro meses em 2004 ele decidiu fazer o teste…

A prevalencia do VIH em Angola é 2.3 %, e quase 60% dos que vivem com o VIH são mulheres. A ligação entre o VIH e genero é hoje amplamente reconhecida na communidade de desenvolvimento. Em muitos paises, incluindo Angola, as mulheres estão em maior risco de infecção pelo VIH devido à…

Inside Story: A ciência do VIH e da SIDA é um filme de longa-metragem que conta a história de um jovem Queniano chamado Kalu, um atacante agressivo do ‘Malindi Sharks’, que sonha em jogar futebol profissional. Um dia a vida dele mudadrasticamente. Kalu recebe uma proposta para jogar futebol na…

In 2000, malaria was identified as one of the biggest impediments to global development and selected as a critical global target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Target 6c aimed to halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria by 2015.

This report summarizes the remarkable…

The vision of the USAID-funded Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC) for its work in Angola has been that “targeted civil society organizations (CSOs) deliver improved and evidence- and community-based HIV prevention services that promote healthy…

The 3rd NAPSAR+ regional conference took place in Gauteng, South Africa, in February 2014. This report outlines NAPSAR+'s progress since 2010, challenges, tasks, and interventions needed. 

 

Poster presentation by the USAID-funded Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC) at the 20th International AIDS…

Poster presentation by the USAID-funded Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC) at the 7th South African AIDS Conference in June 2015

Capacity development - so what? 

Capacity development with civil society organizations…

Capacity development - so what? 

 
Capacity development with civil society organizations (CSOs) providing HIV services has become an area of high donor investment to ensure cost-effectiveness and maximize the quality of services. However, a gap remains in measuring if the time…

Poster presentation by the USAID-funded Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC) at the 7th South African AIDS Conference in June 2015

Civil society organizations (CSOs) work in a complex environment: 
  • Needs on the ground are…

Poster presentation by the USAID-funded Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC) at the 7th South African AIDS Conference in June 2015.

The link between quality data and service provision 

Quality data plays a vital role…

Challenges in monitoring the HIV response 


Civil society organizations (CSOs) work in a complex environment: 
 Needs on the ground are continually evolving 
 Demands for high-quality data for reporting have increased with PEPFAR 3.0 & DATIM 
Capacity development - so what?
 

Capacity development with civil society organizations (CSOs) providing HIV services has become an area of high donor investment to ensure cost-effectiveness and maximize the quality of services. However, a gap remains in measuring if the time…