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SASA! An Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV
SASA! is a comprehensive and user-friendly program tool to help organizations, institutions, and groups interested in mobilizing communities to prevent violence against women and HIV
An Assessment of the Outpatient HIV/AIDS Treatment Package Provided by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
I. Reyes-Lao / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2013
The Philippines is one of the few countries where the prevalence of HIV/AIDS remains relatively small. However, recent data show that while other countries have shown a decrease in the incidence rate for this disease, the Philippines ...
Constitutional Reforms and Access to HIV Services for Women in Low-resource Settings in Nairobi, Kenya
P Ooosterhoff; E Kageha Igonya / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
Four years after the approval of the new Constitution in Kenya in 2010, and one year after the devolution of health services in 2013, this case study examines: the difficulties that poor women and girls living in slum areas face in ge...
Health expenditure implications of SACU’s revenue volatility in BLNS countries
H. Ngalawa; K. Ahmed; A. Whiteside 2010
Revenue of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is on the decline and a likely effect of this is that critical areas such as health, education and agriculture may be scaled down. This is an issue of major concern given that SACU ...
Voluntary medical male circumcision: considerations for policy and practice
In 2007, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) issued recommendations that voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) be implemented in countries with a generalised HIV epidemi...
Survey of barriers to HIV testing among people who inject drugs
Curatio International Foundation 2013
HIV testing is an important preventive measure to avoid the HIV epidemics spread. Along with other measures implemented with the Government and donor organizations support in Georgia HIV testing is offered to the representatives of hi...
HIV risk and prevention behaviours among people who inject drugs in six cities of Georgia: bio-behavioral surveillance in Tbilisi, Batumi, Zugdidi, Telavi, Gori, Kutaisi in 2012
Curatio International Foundation 2013
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence but high potential for developing a widespread epidemic. From the early stage of HIV epidemic in Georgia injecting drug use was the major mode of transmission. However, for t...
Population size estimation of female sex workers In Tbilisi and Batumi, Georgia
Curatio International Foundation 2014
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence, but with a high potential for the development of a widespread epidemic. From the early years of epidemic injecting drug use was the main route of HIV transmission, however, ...
HIV risk and prevention behavior among female sex workers in two cities of Georgia
Curatio International Foundation 2014
Currently Georgia belongs to the groups of countries with concentrated HIV epidemics. According to the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health 4,131 People living with HIV (PLWH) were officially registered by the end of ...
Background literature review: International Health Partnership (IHP+) country health sector teams
A. Harmer / DFID Health Resource Centre (HRC) 2008
This review outlines the current arrangements for country health sector teams in ten International Health Partnership countries: Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria and Zambia. It provides ...
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A scientific diagram of the circulatory system, painted on a wall in Dubangat Momicha government-run secondary school, in Ethiopia. The mural indicates the main arteries and veins of the heart.

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