• A GLOBAL HUB
    ON CHILDREN AND HIV

    Our mission is to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable
    children through connecting the global community and providing
    the most up-to-date information on HIV and other adversities.

    Megan Collins for CRS

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PREVIEW

HIV and Caregiver Common Mental Disorder: Synergistic Impacts on Child Development and Entry Points for Interventions

April 13, 2018

For children to thrive they must have their needs met in multiple domains and across the life-course; yet, millions of children under the age of five will not meet their developmental potential. Part of the reason for this is due to the burden of HIV coupled with the high prevalence rate of common mental disorders… View Article

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“Journey of Life” Community Workshops to Support Caregivers and Children in need

April 12, 2018

With individual and community resources often stretched to the breaking point by war, violence, natural disasters, HIV and AIDS, people need the information and skills to be able to plan a course of action. The “Journey of Life” curriculum of workshops is designed for communities wishing to support children in need and their caregivers. Using picture codes, personal testimonies and… View Article

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A Case for Investing in HIV-Sensitive Social Services for Vulnerable Children in Nigeria

April 12, 2018

How do you convince people that supporting vulnerable children is a good investment? 4Children Nigeria undertook a literature review of financing trends to look at the current gap in investment related to care and treatment for children living with or affected by HIV. Their results were published in this journal and used to advocate for… View Article

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Can Family-Centered Programming Mitigate HIV Risk Factors Among Orphaned and Vulnerable Adolescents? Results from a Pilot Study in South Africa

April 3, 2018

Let’s Talk is a family-centered adolescent HIV prevention program developed for use specifically in South Africa using key components adapted from programs successfully implemented in the US and South Africa. It was created to address individual HIV transmission risk factors common among orphaned and vulnerable adolescents, including elevated risk for poor psychological health. These efforts… View Article

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