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Measuring the Strength of National Social Service Systems: 33 Indicators to Help the United States Government and Others Engaged in Strengthening Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children See What Difference Their Investments Are Making

September 20, 2017

This fact sheet gives an overview of the 33 indicators for measuring the strength of national social service systems including background, what they measure, why they are needed, and how they were developed.

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National Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Framework for Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation

September 20, 2017

The National Social Service Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Framework for Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation describes indicators, indicator definitions, and a process for applying the indicators to assess, monitor, or evaluate social-service system strengthening efforts. Included in this document are useful processes and tools to adapt the indicators for country-specific context and a… View Article

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Interactive map of organizations working on Children’s Care

September 20, 2017

The Interactive Map allows you to navigate through the resources in the BCN Library and online database by clicking on different areas of a World Map to find resources related to a particular region or country.

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Directory of Organizations working on Children’s Care

September 20, 2017

The Directory of Organizations allows you to find organizations working on children’s care and other related issues at a global, regional, or national level. Click here to visit the directory and search a particular region to see a list of organizations working region-wide or search a particular country to see a list of organizations working… View Article

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Integrating Case Management for Vulnerable Children: A process guide for assessing and developing an integrated case management guide for eastern and southern Africa

September 7, 2017

Vulnerable children and families face multiple and complex risks which are best met through an integrated and comprehensive approach. At the service level, integrated case management is recognized as a best practice, however, many factors challenge this approach. This guide intentionally focuses on what is needed for integration to work and is aimed at policy… View Article

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Gender based violence and Violence against children resources

September 1, 2017

A new set of resources has been developed by AIDSFree to help health care providers and social welfare officers deliver effective gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) prevention and response services. This ten-part collection contains essential guides, training modules, job aids, and more on subjects ranging from effective communication with survivors to using… View Article

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Good practices in case management: How your OVC program can be ready for a Site Improvement Monitoring System (SIMS) Assessment

September 1, 2017

The Site Improvement Monitoring System (SIMS) is an important part of the U.S. Government’s efforts to strengthen the quality of services delivered to people affected by HIV. Assessments of PEPFAR-funded OVC programs using the SIMS Community Tool are being carried out in order to ensure that these programs are meeting minimum standards and providing quality… View Article

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Summary of Key Approaches for Improving HIV Testing and Services for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV

August 25, 2017

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children project (4Children) completed a series of case studies to promote learning from OVC programs that have successfully designed interventions and approaches to increase HIV testing and services (HTS) for children. 4Children conducted field visits and documented best practices of COGRI’s Lea Toto program and FHI360 led APHIAplus program in Kenya, the… View Article

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Case study on improving HIV testing and services for children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV (OVC): Approaches of the Expanded IMPACT program in Zimbabwe

August 25, 2017

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children project (4Children) documented the work of the Expanded IMPACT program in Zimbabwe to promote HIV testing and services (HTS) for children orphaned or made vulnerable to HIV (OVC). The purpose of the case study is to promote learning from OVC programs that have successfully designed interventions and approaches to increase… View Article

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Case study on improving HIV testing and services for children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV: Approaches of the Leo Toto and APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonda programs in Kenya

August 25, 2017

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children project (4Children) documented the work of the Leo Toto and APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde program in Kenya to promote HIV testing and services (HTS) for children orphaned or made vulnerable to HIV (OVC). The purpose of the case study is to promote learning from OVC programs that have successfully designed… View Article

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