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Vulnerability amongst schoolboys, aged 14-20: South Africa Report

August 16, 2019

There is a major gap in the delivery of school-based care and support to boys and young men which is hindering programme and regional goals for gender equality, HIV reduction and improved educational outcomes for all children. Partners in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) programme conducted… View Article

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Successful OVC Transition: Learning from 4Children Lesotho’s Experiences

August 14, 2019

4Children Lesotho completed this learning brief to document the experience of transitioning a large USAID-funded orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) project from one USAID grantee to another. In the past several years, PEPFAR countries have transitioned OVC programs to new partners or new geographic areas. This learning brief shares key steps and the critical success… View Article

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Psychosocial Support: Facilitating Psychosocial Wellbeing and Social and Emotional Learning

August 13, 2019

The purpose of the INEE Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support is to clarify the importance of supporting the psychosocial wellbeing of children and youth, and to offer specific strategies for how to incorporate psychosocial support (PSS) into education responses. This resource addresses a gap in the tools that are currently available to educators and professionals… View Article

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FACTORS INFLUENCING UTILIZATION OF CASH TRANSFERRED TO ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN RUNYENJES CONSTITUENCY, EMBU COUNTY, KENYA

August 13, 2019

Using a descriptive design, this study aimed to answer how demographic characteristics of caregivers influence utilization of cash transferred to OVC,to determine how home factors influence utilization of cash transferred to OVC, to determine how the frequency of cash transferred influence utilization of cash transferred to OVC and to establish how the attitude of beneficiaries… View Article

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Case Management Tools for Child Programming in Uganda

August 6, 2019

The case management toolkit is comprised of two documents: Case Management Standard Operating Procedures for Child Programming in Uganda and Case Management Tools for Child Programming in Uganda. In the preview button, access the tools that Uganda is using for the seven steps in the case management process for identification, assessment, enrollment, case plan development,… View Article

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Case Management Standard Operating Procedures for Child Programming in Uganda

August 6, 2019

This harmonized case management toolkit builds on Ugandan experience and lessons identifying, enrolling, supporting, and graduating vulnerable children and families out of program support. The case management toolkit is comprised of two documents: Case Management Standard Operating Procedures for Child Programming in Uganda and Case Management Tools for Child Programming in Uganda. In the preview… View Article

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Evidence-based practices for retention in care of mother-infant pairs in the context of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa: A summary with guidance for scale up

July 24, 2019

For countries to achieve the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (EMTCT), mothers and their infants must remain in care through the cessation of breastfeeding and beyond. While many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa have made significant strides in reducing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) rates at six weeks, the final MTCT rates at the end… View Article

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Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free 2019 Report

July 22, 2019

This progress report reviews recent gains, new developments and remaining challenges as countries approach the 2020 targets of the Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free framework. It summarizes country progress at the end of 2018, and the results are mixed. The global targets set for 2018 have been missed by a wide margin in some… View Article

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Neurodevelopmental effects of ante-partum and post-partum antiretroviral exposure in HIV-exposed and uninfected children versus HIV-unexposed and uninfected children in Uganda and Malawi: a prospective cohort study

July 15, 2019

The effect of prolonged antiretroviral therapy (ART) exposure on newborn neurological development is a major concern for parents and healthcare workers. Findings, from a prospective cohort study in Uganda and Malawi show that in the first five years of life the neurological development of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants, exposed to maternal antiretrovirals before and after… View Article

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Viral suppression among children and their caregivers living with HIV in western Kenya

July 15, 2019

Despite the central role of caregivers in managing HIV treatment for children living with HIV, viral suppression within caregiver–child dyads in which both members are living with HIV is not well described. The objective of this study was to describe the association between child and caregiver viral suppression and the factors that influence viral non-suppression… View Article

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