Innovations in Community-led Monitoring for OVC & DREAMS Programming

December 8, 2021

On December 2, 2021, ACHIEVE hosted a webinar around the launch of its Community-led Monitoring Toolkit for OVC and Dreams Programming. During the event, the ACHIEVE team shared details from the toolkit development process including field experiences from pilot activities held in August and September 2021. Click the following link to watch a recording of… View Article

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Guide: Supporting Pediatric ART Adherence

December 6, 2021

Lay health workers, OVC case managers, and community health workers can play an important role in pediatric and adolescent HIV treatment adherence. The CDC partnered with ICAP to develop training materials to support OVC case managers lay workers and community health workers, and other community-based cadres to support peds ART adherence. By understanding the basic… View Article

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Providing Care and Support to Children of Female Sex Workers: Training for Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Program Staff

December 1, 2021

Children of female sex workers (CFSWs) are a highly vulnerable group of children due to their exposure to a combination of health, social, and economic risk factors. These children often live in extreme poverty, experience food insecurity, have poor access to essential services, and are at increased risk of HIV infection, as well as physical,… View Article

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Supporting Children’s Wellbeing During COVID-19: Staff Supervision, Coping and Wellbeing, and the Impact on Service Delivery

August 18, 2021

This second report in the series of COVID Learning Reports presents the findings from COVID 4P Log responses about respondents’ experiences of receiving supervision during the pandemic, as well as about their coping and wellbeing during this time. The report discusses topics such as the characteristics of useful supervision, as well as the impact of… View Article

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Guide: Multi-Month Dispensing (MMD) for Children and Adolescents Living with HIV

June 23, 2021

Download English Guide Here Download French Guide Here – Guide français ici.   Please click the above links for a guide to assist OVC program personnel (community- or facility-based case management workers) to understand the importance of MMD and to understand their role and responsibilities in supporting MMD for C/ALHIV. INCLUDES: Background information on MMD… View Article

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Resources for OVC Programming 2021 & Guidance Summary

May 11, 2021

Priorities in OVC Programming 2021 & OVC Task Force Guidance Summary Priorities in OVC Programming 2021 – Revised PEPFAR COP21 Guidance Summary – Revised The OVC Task Force has recently prepared two documents that we hope you find helpful. One is a summary of the OVC-related sections of the PEPFAR 2021 Country and Regional Operational… View Article

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Understanding and Improving Viral Load Suppression in Children with HIV In Eastern and Southern Africa

April 14, 2021

Understanding and Improving Viral Load Suppression in Children with HIV In Eastern and Southern Africa VLS CLHIV study report VLS CLHIV advocacy brief In 2019 it was estimated that 1.2 million children (0-14) were living with HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa, yet more than a half million of these children (504,000) were not receiving… View Article

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Identify Gaps in HIV Care and Treatment for Children and Adolescents Living with HIV

April 2, 2021

Triangulating OVC and Health Facility Data to Identify Gaps in HIV Care and Treatment for Children and Adolescents Living with HIV Document attached here. According to PEPFAR guidance, OVC programs and PEPFAR HIV clinical partners in health facilities (HFs) need to work hand in hand to improve pediatric HIV treatment outcomes for C&ALHIV under the… View Article

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Webinar Resources: What Works? Effective coordination between OVC and HIV clinical partners to improve pediatric HIV case finding, retention and viral load suppression

March 16, 2021

Webinar Resources: Coordination OVC Slides Data Triangulation Tech Brief Questions & Answers from Webinar OVC Task Force and interagency PEPFAR colleagues discussed how OVC and HIV clinical implementing partners have coordinated their efforts to improve pediatric HIV case finding, retention and viral load suppression in Malawi, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The… View Article

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USAID Office of HIV/AIDS Optional Custom Indicators for USAID OVC Programs

March 14, 2021

Custom Indicators Optional Custom Indicators for USAID OVC Programs: Standard Operating Procedures Optional Custom Indicators for USAID OVC Programs: Performance Indicator Reference Sheets The Standard Operating Procedures document guides OVC programs funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to operationalize the optional OVC custom indicators. This document accompanies the Performance Indicator Reference… View Article

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