The toolkit provides guidance on health care waste management (HCWM) and environmental hygiene best practices for VMMC services. Each component of the toolkit is based on VMMC program experience, WHO guidance, and USAID environmental protection/compliance regulations. The toolkit contains two components: program guidance and site guidance. The resources in the toolkit’s program guidance component provide VMMC implementing partners with guiding principles for the design, implementation, and monitoring of VMMC environmental health programs.
The past decade has seen tremendous progress in making services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services more available in many HIV high-prevalence settings. Despite this progress, new HIV infections among pregnant women, newborns, and infants remain unacceptably high, and AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among women of reproductive age and infants worldwide.
Please join us on Tuesday, September 27 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT for a webinar that will explore the application of SBCC for influencing provider behavior change. In this webinar panelists will discuss the challenges in influencing provider behavior, particularly provider interaction with clients, the evidence for applying an SBCC approach to provider behavior change and examples of tools and specific approaches for influencing provider behavior. This is the first in a series of events HC3 will be organizing to examine SBCC along the service continuum of care.
A toolkit to assess the readiness of service providers, service facilities, the community and the policy environment to respond to gender-based violence (GBV) at antenatal care/prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (ANC/PMTCT) service sites and in the community. Each file is a downloadable MS Word document, in English or French, that can be customized for the user’s location.
The rapid pace of scientific discovery in care for people living with HIV and AIDS requires clinicians, HIV service providers and advocates to remain continually up to date on research developments and best practices. As the International AIDS Conference remains a vital tool for continuing medical education, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is proud to launch the IAS Educational Fund – a mechanism aimed to provide and invest in educational opportunities that support the frontline HIV workforce.
The manual includes a training outline, a list of materials needed, an in-depth training curriculum, and all transparencies, handouts, and activity sheets necessary to conduct a training. The training is designed so that all the materials used can be shared with participants at the end of the workshop, which will allow for subsequent trainings on topics relevant to their context.