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Ending child marriage and meeting the needs of married children: The USAID Vision for Action

October 13, 2017

The USAID Vision for Action on ending child marriage and meeting the needs of married children outlines a plan for ensuring the rights of children to meet their full potential. The document includes a statement of the problem and explains the strategic underpinnings of USAID’s commitment to this issue–such as the link with the agency… View Article

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The Advocacy Case for OVC in Nigeria

October 12, 2017

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) project in Nigeria conducted a review to examine the gaps in investment for care and treatment for children living with HIV. Findings revealed that foreign funding accounts for 82 – 71% of the financing for HIV related programming and interventions. While the review identified some progress in contributions… View Article

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Improving PMTCT in Kenya

October 6, 2017

In Kenya, the National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP) with the help of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) launched the Partnership for HIV Free Survival (PHFS) initiative in 2013. Its purpose was to apply quality improvement (QI) to run the national elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV… View Article

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Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020)

September 21, 2017

Through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the U.S. is the largest bilateral donor to the global HIV/AIDS response. The strategy put forth in this document aims to achieve control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in 10 high-burdened countries by the end of 2020 through a particular focus on 13 priority high-burdened countries. While… View Article

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