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Case Study

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

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widely recognized as both a cause and a consequence of HIV infection. To help program managers integrate GBV prevent

Although transgender individuals are a highly vulnerable segment of El Salvador's population, the national political climate has only recently begu

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

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

Events

USAID, in collaboration with AIDSTAR-One, is presenting a series of webinars targeting program planners interested in utilizing care and support to

As part of the XIX International AIDS Conference, held in Washington, D.C., from July 22-27, 2012, the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for Internationa

The first debate in the USAID and World Bank-sponsored Emerging Issues in Today’s HIV Response Debate Series was based on the following propositi

Promising Practice

MEMA kwa Vijana (MkV), or “Good things for young people,” used a multi-sectoral approach to prevent HIV and improve sexual hea

Middle-income countries with adequate health system infrastructure and willingness to provide PMTCT services can implement dif

This study examines the role of incentives in encouraging companies in Thailand to adopt workplace policies and programs that

Issue Brief

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

HIV Prevention Knowledge Base Entry

Structural approaches reduce an individual’s vulnerability to HIV by creating the conditions in which people can adopt safer behaviors. For example

Although the effects of HIV in the workplace differ by the size of the company/organization and the type of labor employed, for many companies

Due to the complexity of HIV prevention, both programmatic and policy-related interven

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

August 2012, Bangkok, Thailand - From August 28-30, 2012, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) most-at-risk popula

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

May 2010, Washington, DC - At this consultation, country delegates along with invited research, program, and gender-based violence experts

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

Report

PEPFAR and USAID, in collaboration with UNICEF, supported AIDSTAR-One in conducting a mapping activity to identify HIV policies and services for ad

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

HIV and mental illness are significant global public health concerns in Zimbabwe. A coordinated and comprehensive response, particularly between HI

community, integration, mental health, policy

While there is emerging literature on the gender-related needs of MARPs, how programs are addressing these needs or integrating gender strategies i

Spotlight

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

Success Story

The story is about the success of AIDSTAR-One in leveraging resources from government as well as USG partners for health care waste management.

Technical Brief

 

In 2010, the World Health Organization released revised recommendations for adult and adolescent HIV treatment. This t

In April 2008, the WHO Technical Reference Group for Pediatric HIV/ART and Care released a series of nine updated recommendations for diagnostic

Many countries have begun to decentralize HIV treatment to primary health care (PHC) centers to decrease the burden of providing HIV services at ex

Tools and Curricula

This guide serves as a tool for program managers to not only begin to address GBV within their programs, but also to plan for greater integration a

The K4Health Project IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit provides practical and hands-on how-to resources for gender integration and mainstreaming in

gender norms, integration, policy, toolkits

Health Policy Initiative Document

This paper describes the HPI's effort to develop a better understanding of fundamental barriers to policy implementation through conducting a Poli

This activity was designed to pilot a methodology and set of tools to identify key barriers to implementing programs under PEPFAR.

Describes how NGOs in Chiapas halted passage of a law criminalizing HIV transmission.

This report describes the HPI's work to facilitate policy dialogue among Ethiopian stakeholders to enable them to set priorities for work with men

This paper describes how projects supported by USAID, including the HPI, helped Vietnam to greatly improve its HIV policy and legal framework.

This brief provides an overview of the activities to combat gender-based violence (GBV) being implemented by the Health Policy Initiative in Tanzan

This case study documents how stakeholders in Uttarakhand used the PIAT to assess the state's 2002 Health and Population Policy.

This case study summarizes the findings of an review conducted by the HPI in order to assess the policy and programmatic implications of task shift

This case study summarizes the results of an review conducted by the HPI to assess the policy and programmatic implications of task shifting in Sw

The HPI | TO1 carried out case studies in Swaziland and Uganda focusing on task-shifting approaches and policies in both.

This document summarizes recommendations regarding policy and interventions targeted towards MSM and TG.

This brief provides an overview of the Policy Implementation Assessment Tool designed by HPI | TO1.

This tool designed by the HPI assists government and civil society advocates in "taking the pulse" of policies in their countries.

implementation, policy, toolkits

This brief summarizes the key findings from an assessment conducted by HPI TO1 of Guatemala's HIV/AIDS program.

This tool guides users through a series of diagnostic steps to understand how particular groups of adolescent girls are put at risk of HIV infecti

This document details Côte d'Ivoire's HIV/AIDS policy agenda.

This document summarizes an HIV/AIDS policy situational analysis conducted by HPI | TO 1 in Côte d'Ivoire.

USAID supported a regional forum in East Africa that focused on engaging HIS champions from key public sectors and supporting country ownership of

health information systems, policy

This report reviews Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) policies for sexual assault.