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Cash transfers and HIV/HSV-2 prevalence: a replication of a cluster randomized trial in Malawi

January 9, 2018

This study replicated research which was published in The Lancet in 2012: Effect of a cash transfer programme for schooling on prevalence of HIV and herpes simplex type 2 in Malawi: a cluster randomised trial. The replication included three objectives: perform a pure replication, a measurement and estimation analysis (MEA) and a theory of change… View Article

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Social service systems for vulnerable children and families in low- and middle-income countries: Establishing definitions and key components

January 8, 2018

This study reviews existing literature on the definitions and components of social service systems and provides an analysis of data from key informants in the field of global social welfare. The purpose of the study was to propose system definitions and components which could help to move the field of global social welfare forward.

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Adolescents, young people, and the 90–90–90 goals: a call to improve HIV testing and linkage to treatment

December 29, 2017

Recent studies reveal significant gaps in the HIV clinical cascade among young people as the global community pursues the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS 90–90–90 targets. This AIDS supplement was commissioned with the goal of informing program planners, researchers, policymakers, and funding agencies about the development and design of effective adolescent and… View Article

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Global Health eLearning: Mother-to-child transmission of HIV

December 13, 2017

The past decade has witnessed tremendous global progress in reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT), the leading cause of HIV infection in children. Effective interventions exist to virtually eliminate MTCT during pregnancy, labor, delivery, and breastfeeding (UNICEF 2016). Yet, MTCT remains a challenge; the majority of the estimated 150,000 new HIV infections in children in… View Article

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