HIV programming and implementation science

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August 6, 2015

While there are many separate indicators related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV, a key challenge has been the lack of internationally agreed indicators to measure progress in linking SRH and HIV.

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August 5, 2015

Angola’s HIV prevalence is 2.3%, and nearly 60% of those living with HIV are women. The link between HIV and gender is now widely acknowledged within the development community.

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July 30, 2015

Organizational capacity development has become an area in the NGO sector receiving much donor attention. Lessons learned in from donors and NGOs show that money alone will not make the changes in social development we expect NGOs to achieve.

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July 23, 2015

A conditional cash transfer to the households of adolescent girls to promote school attendance did not reduce HIV incidence in a randomised study in rural South Africa, Audrey Pettifor of the University of North Carolina reported on Tuesday at the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on H

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July 8, 2015

n high-prevalence countries of sub-Saharan Africa, the scale-up of HIV treatment appears to have resulted in a lessening of stigmatising attitudes in the general population, according to an analysis published online by the American Journal of Public Health.

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July 7, 2015

To estimate the potential reduction in HIV incidence, we constructed a risk equation based on a flow diagram of the HIV cascade, linking HIV diagnosis and treatment coverage with estimates of annual incidence and prevalence. This was applied to numerous settings.

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July 7, 2015

Introduction: Mortality among HIV-positive adults awaiting antiretroviral therapy (ART) has previously been found to be high. Here, we compare adolescent pre-ART mortality to that of adults in a public sector HIV care programme in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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June 30, 2015
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.

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June 25, 2015

FHI 360 in collaboration with WHO, UNAIDS and AVAC have announced the upgrade of the Clearinghouse on Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention website — a collaborative effort between these organisations. The new design comes with enhanced form and functionality that will ensure more user-friendly na

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June 23, 2015

By the end of 2014, an estimated 8.5 million men had undergone voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention in 14 priority countries in eastern and southern Africa, representing more than 40% of the global target.