Archive: Capacity Development

Webinar: What Works? Effective coordination between OVC and HIV clinical partners to improve pediatric HIV case finding, retention and viral load suppression

December 21, 2020

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 8-9:30 AM New York (GMT-4) 4-5:30  PM Nairobi (GMT+4) Webinar Recording: What Works? Effective coordination between OVC and HIV clinical partners to improve pediatric HIV case finding, retention and viral load suppression Webinar Resources: Coordination OVC Slides, Data Triangulation Tech Brief, Questions & Answers from Webinar Please join the OVC Task… View Article

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WEBINAR: Electronic Case Management: Streamlining and Optimizing Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

October 2, 2020

Electronic Case Management: Streamlining and Optimizing Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Webinar Please find here resources from the webinar: Webinar Slide Deck Webinar Q&A The OVC Task Force and interagency PEPFAR colleagues discuss how electronic case management systems (eCMS) can help OVC projects collect and manage data in ways that optimize the care provided… View Article

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Protecting the social service workforce: best practices including mental health – Webinar

September 11, 2020

Presented by the OVC Task Force and interagency PEPFAR this webinar titled Protecting the social service workforce: best practices including mental health, discusses how OVC and Clinical implementing partners can apply lessons learned from efforts supporting social service workers during COVID-19. This webinar provides an overview of the daily challenges experienced by social service workers,… View Article

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Webinar: Strengthening the Social Service Workforce for Vulnerable Children: Highlights from 4Children’s Journey in Uganda

September 1, 2020

Initiated in 2017, the 4Children Uganda System Strengthening Project has made significant contributions to the strengthening of the social service workforce in Uganda. Prior to the project closes September 30, 2020, 4Children held a webinar to reflect on the key successes and learning gathered over the life of the project—including before and amid the COVID-19… View Article

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Working Together: A discussion on index testing for children – Webinar

August 31, 2020

Identification of children and adolescents living with HIV (C/ALHIV) is a key priority of PEPFAR to ensure timely diagnosis and linkage to life-saving antiretroviral treatment (ART). Index testing has proven to be an effective modality to identify C/ALHIV, through a biological parent or HIV-infected sibling, who would otherwise not be quickly linked to ART. Clinical… View Article

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The Global Case Management Package: Improving Targeted Support to Children and Families Affected by HIV

August 22, 2019

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) project strengthened social service systems through the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for case management in DRC, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mozambique, South Sudan, and Uganda.  This multi-country development has been synthesized into this global case management package that can be considered the gold standard for implementing… View Article

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Prevent, Find, Link and Retain: The Essential Role of OVC Programming in HIV Epidemic Control

May 9, 2019

Full Conference Program On May 29-30, 2019, the OVC Task Force hosted a conference to highlight the contributions of OVC programs to the global 95-95-95 targets.  By mobilizing and engaging both health and social welfare systems, OVC programs have been pivotal to the success of HIV testing and treatment outcomes through enhancing community-clinic linkages, addressing... View Article

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Coordinating Clinic and Community Services through Case Management

May 31, 2017

On June 14, 2017, the OVC Task Force hosted a webinar on Coordinating Clinic and Community Services through Case Management. Presenters shared their experiences implementing facility/community linkage approaches using different OVC programming models. These include: a clinic and community-based OVC programming model (SIDHAS) and comprehensive, community-based OVC programming models that include collaboration with clinical partners… View Article

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