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    children through connecting the global community and providing
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AIDS Care Special Issue: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV

July 26, 2016

The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS and 4Children co-sponsored AIDS Care Special Issue: Equity Now with 20 articles on the psycholocial and socio-medical aspects of AIDS and HIV. Article summaries are available at ccaba.org/equity and the full open access journal is available here.

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Promoting uptake of child HIV testing: an evaluation of the role of a home visiting program for orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa

July 11, 2016

Home visiting is a key service in OVC programs in order to provide psychosocial support and referrals for many types of services. Few studies have been done, however, on the effectiveness of home visiting for increasing update of HIV testing and counseling. This study looks at the impact of a home visiting program in South… View Article

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Beyond Survival: The Case for Investing in Young Children Globally

July 8, 2016

This powerful call to action summarizes and references strong evidence that early childhood is the basis of the future for individuals and for national development. The paper calls investors to recognize the multi-dimensionality of children’s wellbeing by funding holistic packages for young children and caregivers which includes: maternal, newborn and children’s nutrition, early childhood care… View Article

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It Costs Almost Nothing: Beneficial Indoor Games and Handicrafts from Rubbish and Recycled Materials

July 7, 2016

Through play, children learn problem solving, coordination, communication skills, and how to interact with peers. Play also enhances their psycho-social wellbeing and and promotes their self-esteem. This book contains a series of crafts, toys, and games that can easily be made in low resource settings.

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