PREVIEW

Scaling Up Place-based Strategies to Strengthen Community Early Childhood Systems

January 22, 2020

With support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Spring Impact has produced a new piece of qualitative research to further understand how communities across the globe are strengthening community early childhood systems supporting children and caregivers. These place-based strategies to strengthen community early childhood systems are understood as cross-sector efforts focused on improving outcomes for all… View Article

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Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants, Children and Adolescents: A Framework for Country Programming

January 21, 2020

This framework represents strategies to address the bottlenecks across the continuum of care for infants, children, adolescents. The framework highlights the targeted and comprehensive service delivery models which emphasize strong linkages between testing, treatment and care, and between communities and facilities. This includes keeping mothers who received interventions for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission… View Article

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Clinic-Community Collaboration Adolescent Toolkit

December 17, 2019

The Clinic-Community Collaboration (C3) Toolkit ‘Working together to improve PMTCT and pediatric HIV treatment, care and support’ toolkit is primarily for those working to deliver services to adolescents and young people, including clinics, CBOs and health-focused community groups. This includes those at various levels, such as clinic managers, health service providers, clinic officers, CBO managers,… View Article

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Strengthening Child Protection Systems: Guidance for Country Offices

November 19, 2019

The guidance presents conceptual and practical guidance for strengthening national and sub-national child protection systems. This guidance is intended for Save the Children staff as well as partners working across development and humanitarian sectors, to understand and determine their role(s) in strengthening the child protection system in their context. The guidance discusses how to develop… View Article

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Suubi+Adherence study protocol: A family economic empowerment intervention addressing HIV treatment adherence for perinatally infected adolescents

November 8, 2019

This study aims to advance knowledge and inform the development of the next generation of programs aimed at increasing adherence to HIV treatment for HIV+ adolescents in low-resource regions such as sub-Saharan Africa. This is the first time research has looked at integrating and testing family economic empowerment and stability-focused interventions for HIV+ adolescents in… View Article

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National Situational Analysis of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Botswana

October 21, 2019

In 2007, a national Situation Analysis on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) was carried out, for the purpose of describing the well-being status of OVC and guiding services and programming for vulnerable children. Now 10 years later, the situation of OVC in the country has changed significantly. This is due to many factors, including the… View Article

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Strengthening Caregiver Parenting Skills for Family Reintegration

October 10, 2019

Keeping Children in Healthy and Protective Families (KCHPF) is an operational research project that supported the reintegration of children living in residential care back into family care. The research was designed to evaluate the impact of adding a household-based parenting program to a standardized reintegration package that included individualized case management support and a reunification… View Article

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Adapting a Parenting Program to Support Family Reintegration

October 8, 2019

Keeping Children in Healthy and Protective Families (KCHPF) is an operational research project that supported the reintegration of children living in residential care back into family care. The research was designed to evaluate the impact of adding a household-based parenting program to a standardized reintegration package that included individualized case management support and a reunification… View Article

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Integrating Violence Against Children Prevention and Response into HIV Services

October 2, 2019

This training seeks to equip health workers who have contact with children in HIV settings with the knowledge and skills to better integrate violence against children (VAC) services into their work. It seeks to transmit information and skills to make them: feel comfortable talking with, providing services and making appropriate referrals to children and their… View Article

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Targeting the HIV Epidemic in South Africa: The Need for Testing and Linkage to Care in Emergency Departments

September 26, 2019

This study builds on a 2018 study of emergency department patients in South Africa that found that HIV testing in emergency departments is an effective way to identify and diagnose otherwise hard-to-reach people with HIV. Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have evidence that hospital emergency departments (EDs) worldwide may be key strategic settings for… View Article

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