Keeping Children Safe Africa Conference 2020

September 11, 2019

Nairobi, Kenya January 8, 2020–Working Group Discussions January 9, 2020–Conference Keeping Children Safe will be leading discussions child safeguarding through evidence-based communication and information, promoting donor and researcher involvement in supporting and undertaking studies, building capacity and improving knowledge of child abuse internationally. The discussions will cover: Safeguarding Children in Conflicts and Crisis Situations –… 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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International Federation of Social Work Africa Region Conference

August 5, 2019

The 3rd International Federation of Social Work (IFSW) Africa Region Conference 2019 Theme: Strengthening Human Relations for Socio-economic and Political Transformation When: 28-31 October 2019 Where: Speak Resort and Conference Centre Munyonyo, Uganda For more details visit the conference website or view the conference announcement.  

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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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Savings Groups for Adolescents and Youth Affected by HIV

March 26, 2019

How can savings groups for adolescents and youth contribute to positive youth development and HIV prevention, care, and treatment outcomes? On January 30, 2019, Carrie Miller and Benjamin Allen of CRS shared insights on designing and implementing adolescent and youth savings groups withing the context of a PEPFAR project. This webinar draws from the new Accelerating Strategies for… View Article

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Strengthening Referral Pathways for Children and Adolescents Affected by Sexual Violence: Lessons from Kenya and Uganda

Children affected by sexual violence should access core health and social welfare support, and both services should work together to build a case that can be referred to the justice system.  Ensuring that children receive the support they need and that perpetrators are brought to justice requires a strong referral pathway within and across sectors…. View Article

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