OVCimpact.org: A Community of Practice hosted by MEASURE Evaluation

February 10, 2017

OVCimpact.org is a Community of Practice created by the MEASURE Evaluation Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) team to encourage learning on the implementation of the OVC survey toolkit and the collection of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) Essential Survey Indicators. OVCimpact.org hosts resources and webinars and aims to increase dialogue between implementing partners and… View Article

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The effect of gender norms on the association between violence and hope among girls in the DRC

February 6, 2017

Girls at early stages of adolescence are vulnerable to violence victimization in humanitarian contexts, but few studies examine factors that affect girls’ hope in these settings. Lindsay Stark, director of the CPC Learning Network, Khudejha Asghar, CPC senior research associate, Sarah Meyer, CPC faculty affiliate, Kathryn Falb, technical advisor at the IRC, and colleagues… View Article

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Collecting and Reporting of Sex and Age-Disaggregated Data on Adolescents at the Sub-National Level

December 22, 2016

Sex and age disaggregated program data are often unavailable in national information systems for the adolescent cohort. This technical guidance from UNICEF guides countries through the process of collecting and reporting sub-national data on adolescents to inform program planning and implementation efforts. The document explains how to dig into available data sources and addresses their… View Article

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Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Results

December 16, 2016

For 2016, the Accelerating Childern’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) initiative provided a summary of program results.

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For Every Child, End AIDS: Seventh Stocktaking Report

December 7, 2016

UNICEF reminds us in this seventh stocktaking report, that we cannot claim victory over AIDS while children are being left behind. This publications provides the statistics related to HIV and children to back up the argument that we must continue to fight against HIV. This publication puts forth three challenges which must be met and… View Article

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Violence against Women and Girls, and HIV report on a high-level consultation on the evidence and implication

December 5, 2016

There is growing evidence that violence in all of its forms – physical, sexual and verbal – potentiates susceptibility to HIV and disease progression among women and girls. Violence and trauma can lead to lower CD4 counts, higher viral loads and lower adherence to prevention and treatment. This document provides the evidence and illustrates potential… View Article

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PEPFAR’s 2016 Global Results

December 5, 2016

This fact sheet provides a summary of PEPFAR’s progress in controlling the epidemic in several key African countries. This publication for World AIDS Day 2016 includes statistics related to OVC, including: PEPFAR is supporting critical care and support for nearly 6.2 million orphans and vulnerable children to mitigate the physical, emotional, and economic impact of… View Article

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Mainstreaming Psychosocial Care and Support into Economic Strengthening Programmes

September 19, 2016

This resource includes a step-by-step guide for practitioners working with children affected by HIV and AIDS, poverty and conflict. They were written through a consultative, participatory process and can be used either as guidelines for program design or as background information. The six steps start with enhancing the scope of psychosocial support in economic strengthening… View Article

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Collecting the Essential Survey Indicators of Orphans and Vulnerable Children Well-Being through Outcomes Monitoring – Facilitator’s Guide to the Data Collector Training

September 14, 2016

The US. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) mandates monitoring, evaluation, and reporting guidance with essential survey indicators. This training manual is for facilitators who will train data collectors to administer the standardized outcome indicator survey. This training manual complements the Collecting PEPFAR Essential Survey Indicators: A Supplement to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children… View Article

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Uganda’s National Action Plan for Child Wellbeing, 2016-2021

September 12, 2016

Uganda is one of the youngest countries in the world with 49 percent of the population under 15 years of age. The National Action Plan for Child Wellbeing aligns five goals with the Sustainable Development Goals; namely, survival, development, protection, participation and implementation. The National Action Plan outlines three objectives, 1) better health 2) better… View Article

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