Archive: Health & Nutrition

Webinar: USAID Kizazi Kipya project virtual close out event: Toward a sustainable, locally led OVC response in Tanzania

February 23, 2022

On March 3, 2022, Pact hosted a webinar on the USAID-funded Kizazi Kipya project, which has transformed the lives of 1.7 million vulnerable HIV-affected children, youth and their caregivers across Tanzania. The presentations highlighted the project’s evidence-based interventions, their impact and local partner experience on one of the most extensive OVC programs in Africa. Watch the… View Article

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Webinar: OVC Electronic Case Management System (eCMS) Implementation Guidance

January 7, 2022

Register for the Webinar Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:00-10:30 am EST About the webinar: The webinar will discuss Data.FI’s published, comprehensive implementation guidance for electronic case management systems (eCMS) for OVC programs. Electronic case management systems aim to capture key OVC data and improve case management for PEPFAR-supported programs. The guidance builds upon the related tool published by PEPFAR in… View Article

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Webinar: The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS Business Meeting

November 3, 2021

Click here to register  Thursday, November 4, 2021 About the webinar: The Coalition strives to be ‘ahead of the curve’; to anticipate what major challenges and opportunities lie ahead for children and adolescents affected by HIV and their caregivers, and to be ready to address them effectively.  Picking up on issues for which there is only… View Article

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Webinar: Understanding and Improving Viral Load Suppression in Children Living with HIV

April 14, 2021

Integrating the Health and Social Service Sectors to Achieve Health for All Tuesday, April 20 2021 8:30-10AM New York (GMT-4) 2:30-4PM Geneva (GMT+2) 3:30-5PM Nairobi (GMT+3) Click here to register! Population-based surveys have found that children on antiretroviral treatment fare worse in achieving viral load suppression compared to adults. With this persistent inequity, ending AIDS… 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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Integrating Early Childhood Development Interventions into HIV Clinical Care Interventions

June 21, 2018

Integrating Early Childhood Development Interventions into HIV Clinical Care Interventions The importance of early childhood development (ECD) has been made abundantly clear as has the particular vulnerability of children living with HIV.  What has been less clear is the best way to integrate ECD interventions into HIV clinical care.  The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children… View Article

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The critical role of OVC Programs in increasing access to HTS for children most at risk: lessons from the field and implications for programming

October 27, 2017

  Despite the dramatic success of HIV treatment programs around the world, children remain under-represented in HIV testing numbers and are thus denied access to life-saving treatment.  Acknowledging that children affected by HIV are at increased risk for infection, and in alignment with PEPFAR technical guidance, over the past four years, many programs have scaled up… View Article

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