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Case Study

Both NGO and community-based organization (CBO) approaches can benefit HIV program management. This case study explores the significant role of com

The Targeted Outreach Project (TOP) provides HIV prevention services, as well as social, civic, and educational programs, for sex workers and men w

The Georgian Harm Reduction Network (GHRN) is a combination HIV prevention approach that includes a mix of strategies and risk reduction approaches

Data from a 2009 modeling exercise suggested that Rwanda has a mixed HIV epidemic, meaning that transmission occurs within both most-at-risk popula

Prompted by a growing knowledge of the complexity of HIV transmission, many countries are reassessing the nature of their HIV epidemics. "Mixed" ep

In many countries facing high-prevalence, generalized HIV epidemics, the development of a national prevention strategy is difficult and often does

The influence of religious groups in parts of Latin America positions them to target most-at-risk populations (MARPs) who may have been overlooked

In Nicaragua, HIV prevention for "sexually diverse" populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM), is made significantly more difficult by

Launched in 2003, the Avahan-India HIV prevention program has become a global model for combination HIV prevention programming that meets the compl

Little attention is paid to the potential risk of HIV exposure in intergenerational relationships, through which older men offer young women money

Through their innovative Community Popular Opinion Leader (CPOL) approach, the Y.R. Gaitonde Center for AIDS Research and Education (Y.R.G. CARE) p

As a lynchpin of its bold goal of zero new HIV infections by 2016, Botswana's national O Icheke: Break the Chain campaign offers a wake-up call on

In South Africa, where rates of alcohol consumption and HIV are among the highest in the world, sexual risk taking and drinking frequently intersec

Along the U.S.-Mexico border, a growing HIV epidemic fueled largely by commercial sex and injecting drug use threatens both countries. Working in a

AIDSTAR-One's first case study in the Promising Approaches to Combination Prevention series examines the efforts of the Alliance-Ukraine to reach m

Recent studies confirm that globally men who have sex with men (MSM) are at significantly greater risk for HIV infection than other adults of repro

Men who have sex with men (MSM) have been neglected in HIV programming in sub-Saharan Africa, frequently ignored in national strategies and hidden

Launched on South African television in June 2008, the Scrutinize Campaign was a year-long series of HIV prevention ads targeting

Makhwapheni Uyabulala, or “Secret Lovers Kill,” was Swaziland’s first national media campaign to focus on the HIV risk of

Issue Brief

While global guidance for HIV prevention recognizes the importance of structural HIV prevention, evidence for the effectiveness of these interventi

This paper proposes a three-pronged structural approach to be used by HIV prevention programmers: 1) social epidemiology targeting to enhance equit

Over the past decade, there have been increasing numbers of successful, practical interventions that address HIV’s structural factors. 

This paper examines some of the evidence linking structural factors to HIV risk; research gaps, including the pathwa

The lessons of the past 30 years of the fight against the HIV epidemic have pointed to three key objectives that future behaviour change based HIV

Technical Consultation Material

October 2013, Guatemala- On October 10-11, 2013, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)--including the Office of the G

May 2013, Washington, DC- The goal of this two-day technical consultation was to provide a forum for key stakeholders in HIV research,

December 2011, Ethiopia - At the 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), PEPFAR, UNAIDS, and WHO collaborated on

June 2011, Washington, DC - Together with partners from United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS, the World Health Organization, the Bil

April 2011, Namibia - More than 80 participants representing fourteen countries joined multilateral donors and organizations to share appr

March 2011, Caribbean - This summit provided a forum for participants to discuss HIV programming for most-at-risk populations and other vu

February 2011, Ghana - Seventy participants from 11 countries with mixed epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa, members of the PEPFAR Technical

September 2010, South Africa - This three-day meeting brought together 117 health professionals from 14 countries in Eastern and Southern

December 2009, Guatemala - The purpose of the meeting was to share evidence and program experiences to inform policies, develop effective

February 2009, India - This meeting centered on a discussion of essential program dimensions that must be part of any effort to reach MARP

October 2008, Washington, DC - This technical consultation on multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP) convened researchers, US G

Report

Increasingly, health care waste (HCW) is generated in significantly large volumes and of diverse types. In order to fully understand the prevailin

In 2012, AIDSTAR-One conducted a study using geographic information systems in order to determine the location and condition of waste treatment equ

This program review is a direct response to the urgent need to strengthen and expand HIV prevention for men who have sex with men and sex workers

Continuing work from the Making Medical Injections Safer project, USAID/Nigeria asked AIDSTAR-One to provide injection safety technical assistance

AIDSTAR-One conducted a 3-year demonstration project in Namibia to reduce heavy drinking and risky sexual behavior among bar patrons in a low-incom

 

In Ethiopia, ensuring a sufficient and sustainable supply of infection prevention and patient safety (IPPS) commodities is an important st

Healthcare-acquired infections lead to death, disability, and excess medical costs. Infection prevention and control (IPC) measures maximize patien

 

This document provides key findings for guiding programming for most-at-risk populations in mixed epidemic settings.

 

This study, conducted in six states in Nigeria, explores community perceptions of PMTCT and safe male circumcision (SMC) services and identifies ba

AIDSTAR-One conducted this baseline assessment of injection safety in five USAID priority states: Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Lagos, and Sokoto. Us

A growing body of epidemiological and social science research links alcohol consumption with sexual behaviors that put people at risk for HIV and o

Spotlight

Microbicides are compounds that are being tested for the prevention of HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. Unlike such strategies as cond

Sustained research successes during the first two decades of the AIDS epidemic, an unprecedented expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs

In countries battling the most severe HIV epidemics in the world, there is yet another powerful and under-addressed structural force at play: the u

With recent epidemiology showing a continual rise in HIV rates among sex workers, Melissa Ditmore argues that now is time to develop holistic, eff

In this issue of Spotlight on Prevention, George Ayala underscores the need for increased attention to and resources for HIV prevention programming

Quarraisha Abdool Karim calls on implementers to “push the paradigm,” amplifying promising approaches to HIV prevention among young sub-Saharan wom

microbicides, women

Rose Wicher and Ward Cates from FHI make the case for increased attention to prevention of unintended pregnancy among HIV-infected women in this ed

integration

Helen Epstein provides insight into her book examining Uganda's pioneering Zero Grazing Campaign targeting multiple and concurrent sexual partnersh

Technical Brief

HIV serodiscordant couples, in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative, are increasingly recognized as a priority for HIV

Although only 4 of the 12 Anglophone Caribbean countries publicly collect HIV prevalence data among men who have sex with men (MSM), in Jamaica,

Increasing demand for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support in developing countries necessitates a renewed focus on models that increa

A growing body of research suggests that alcohol consumption is associated with the sexual behaviors that put people at risk for HIV. In develo

Tools and Curricula

This draft resource tool provides guidance on operationalizing structural programming for HIV prevention. The tool is designed to help both U.S. Go