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Youth Perspectives on Alcohol: Availability and marketing in South Africa, Tanzania and India

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Webinar

Alcohol use among young people exposes them to a variety of social, economic and public health hazards and is one of the drivers of the HIV epidemic in developing countries. This Learning Lab presents findings from a STRIVE multi-country study in South Africa, Tanzania and India which assessed how alcohol availability and promotion affect young people’s sexual health and safety in India, Tanzania and South Africa.

The researchers highlight shared and unique findings from the three contexts including:

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UNAIDS Right to health report

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Author
UNAIDS

Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of World AIDS Day, UNAIDS has launched a new report showing that access to treatment has risen significantly. In 2000, just 685 000 people living with HIV had access to antiretroviral therapy. By June 2017, around 20.9 million people had access to the life-saving medicines. Such a dramatic scale-up could not have happened without the courage and determination of people living with HIV demanding and claiming their rights, backed up by steady, strong leadership and financial commitment. 

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AIDSFree HIV HTS Guidance Database

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AIDSFree

The AIDSFree HIV Testing Services (HTS) Guidance Database has been updated with new guidelines from many PEPFAR priority countries. The database features HTS guidelines & policies on consent and confidentiality, testing algorithms & strategies, use of mandatory testing, quality assurance & quality improvement, and self-testing.

Visit the database now to find new policies from Botswana, Ethiopia, India, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe.

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11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

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New Delhi, India

Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now is the theme for the congress wihich will be held in New Delhi, India hosted by MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and with the support of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

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Program Officer II, ASSIST Project (Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Programs)

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The Program Officer II is responsible for supporting global and field programs with technical, programmatic, and reporting assistance. The Program Officer II serves as consistent programmatic link to headquarters (Baltimore/Bethesda) and provides the day-to-day project management, problem solving, technical input, writing and editing, and procurement processing that the aforementioned global and field programs require.

Community-centered Clinical Services: Case Studies and Lessons Learned from Implementing Key Population Programs in India

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Author
FHI 360

Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was a large-scale HIV prevention program for key populations in six Indian states and at major stops along the national highways. Community-centered clinical services were a primary component of the comprehensive HIV prevention package offered by the program, and many innovative approaches were developed to tailor these to the needs of the key populations. This document provides case studies and shares good practices and lessons learned through the case studies.

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Avahan – The India AIDS Initiative: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale

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Author
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Avahan has successfully built a large-scale HIV intervention program in its first five years. It operates in six states in India, which have a combined population of 300 million people. Within these states, it provides prevention services to nearly 200,000 female sex workers, 60,000 high-risk men who have sex with men,* and 20,000 injecting drug users, together with 5 million men at risk.

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Avahan–The India AIDS Initiative Fact Sheet

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Author
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Launched in 2003, the Avahan-India HIV prevention program has become a global model for combination HIV prevention programming that meets the complex and varied needs of most-at-risk populations. This fact sheet describes the initiative. 

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The Avahan-India AIDS Initiative: Promising Approaches to Combination HIV Prevention Programming in Concentrated Epidemics

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Author
Bill Rau

Launched in 2003, the Avahan-India HIV prevention program has become a global model for combination HIV prevention programming that meets the complex and varied needs of most-at-risk populations. This case study describes Avahan's behavioral, biomedical, and structural components and how the program was able to quickly scale up its activities across 82 districts in India. 

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