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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

In recent years, the once-insular Maasai people of Longido District in northern Tanzania have established greater contact with non-Maasai populatio

In many cases, HIV programming collapses transgender people under the umbrella category of men who have sex with men without taking into considerat

In India, most new HIV infections are concentrated in specific groups within the population and in certain areas of the country. To effectively r

The Health Initiatives for the Private Sector (HIPS) Project is a model for involving private providers in a national HIV/AIDS prevention and treat

Despite scale-up of HIV testing and counseling (HTC) interventions mostly involving voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) or client-initiated test

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

Promising Practice

Strategically Managing AIDS Response in the Workplace (SMARTWork) works in partnership with the Nigerian Business Coalition Ag

The Society for Family Health and the Population Services International (SFH/PSI) will manage a franchise network (under the b

The study was carried out in Thyolo District, in Southern Malawi, with a population of 650 000. The district has one governmen

The Drug Resources Enhancement Against AIDS and Malnutrition (DREAM) project was first implemented in Mozambique in 2002 with

Pathfinder works with communities and health facilities in 14 districts of Nairobi, Eastern and Central provinces to increase

In 2000, IMPACT/Rwanda launched support for its first VCT project with the Rwandan AIDS Information Center, which was designed

The Rwanda Zambia Research Group (RZHRG) was formed in 1986 based on a study of HIV prevalence in pregnant women in Rwanda. Wo

In this HIV prevention trial sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 34 communities in Africa (in South A

This was a prospective cohort study where women attended an antenatal clinic and were provided information about the risk of H

President Museveni's Presidential Initiative on AIDS Strategy for Communication to Youth (PIASCY) was a unique component of th

The Ndola Demonstration Project (NDP) efforts in PMTCT tested the operational feasibility of an integrated MTCT risk-reduction

EGPA's strategy in Uganda has been to complement Uganda Ministry of Health and private partners to cover human resource, infra

HIV Prevention Knowledge Base Entry

As a stand-alone intervention, HIV testing and counseling (HTC) contributes to prevention of HIV transmission by identifying and informing individu

Inadequate and unsafe blood supply causes avoidable deaths and transmits infectious diseases, including HIV. Preventing transfusion of unsafe blood

Technical Consultation Material

April 2011, Thailand - AIDSTAR-One organized this technical consultation to present and review the use of HIV rapid tests, focusing on progr

November 2010, Mozambique - Responding to substantial demand for discussion around linkages to and retention in HIV care, AIDSTAR-One and

November 2009, Kenya - AIDSTAR-One, in collaboration with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Technical Working Group

Report

USAID/Namibia received anecdotal evidence suggesting that over-the-counter (OTC) HIV rapid test kits (RTKs) were being sold to consumers for HIV se

From March to September 2012, AIDSTAR-One, in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute, the Kigoma Local Government Authority, and the Ministr

A gender assessment was conducted in Kyrgyzstan to inform and guide the design and formulation of the PEPFAR/Central Asia Region gender strategy. T

July 2010 - At the request of PEPFAR’s Technical Working Group and USAID, AIDSTAR-One facilitated its first south-to-south (S2S) exchange of tech

Although Thailand has made significant improvement in mitigating its HIV epidemic, it has not effectively reached men who have sex with men (MSM)

Technical Brief

With new prevention strategies on the horizon and HIV incidence stabilizing or declining in many parts of the world, the tides are beginning to tur

In sub-Saharan Africa, HIV has negatively impacted both natural resource management (NRM) and economic growth (EG). This technical brief is a resou

This technical brief documents promising practices in critical services related to the psychological and social wellbeing of perinatally-infected c

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

HIV presents an increasing risk to pregnant women, their infants, and their families. In response, governments are looking to the integration of

Tools and Curricula

Home-based HIV testing and counselling (HBHTC) refers to HIV testing and counselling (HTC) services conducted by trained HTC service providers in s

Health Policy Initiative Document

This guide is designed to help facilitators conduct a training to reduce stigma and discrimination in clinical care and HIV VCT centers.

This paper explores the dynamics of serodiscordancy and characteristics of serodiscordant couples that might distinguish them from the general popu