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Adolescents with HIV in Asia Pacific
Medical record of an HIV positive patient
C. de Bode / Panos Pictures
Adolescents living with HIV are now dealing with the complex consequences of life-long HIV and ART. This report documents the experiences of adolescents living with HIV as they disclose their HIV status, deal with life-long ART, move from pediatric to adult health care services, navigate sexuality and relationships and build their independent lives.

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The informal economy and decent work: a policy resource guide supporting transitions to formality
International Labour Organization 2013
This is a policy resource guide developed to build the capacities of ILO constituents in approaches that facilitate transitions to formality. Previous work has shown that the move out of informality requires approaches that are target...
Social protection programmes contribute to HIV prevention
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
This brief describes the pathways through which social protection contributes to HIV prevention, particularly in addressing the social, economic and structural drivers of HIV in adolescents. Drawing on evidence from various studies of...
Cash transfers for HIV prevention: considering their potential
L. Heise; B. Lutz; M. Ranganathan; C. Watts / Journal of the International AIDS Society 2013
Cash transfers programmes are increasingly being recognised for their potential to reduce poverty and achieve other social goals, such as improved health and education. Evidence from Malawi and Tanzania suggests that cash transfers ca...
How does a national poverty programme influence sexual debut among Kenyan adolescents?
S. Handa; T. Palermo; M. Rosenberg / Routledge Taylor and Francis Group 2016
Cash transfer programmes have recently emerged as promising interventions for HIV prevention among adolescents in Africa. However, the precise mechanisms through which risk reduction occurs are not well understood. This report seeks t...
Is Violence against Women Preventable? Findings from the SASA! Study summarized for general audiences
Raising Voices 2015
This report showcases the findings from the SASA! study, a cluster randomized control trial (RCT) of a community mobilization intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda. It summarizes ...
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 ...
SASA! | Raising Voices
Raising Voices 2008
SASA! is a community mobilisation intervention developed in Uganda to prevent VAW and HIV/AIDS. SASA! is an evidenced-based methodology that takes a gender relational approach by working at multiple social levels with a range of stake...
A cluster randomized-controlled trial of a community mobilization intervention to change gender norms and reduce HIV risk in rural South Africa - Sonke Gender Justice
A Pettifor / BMC Public Health 2015
This paper describes the intervention design and implementation and presents the baseline findings of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) of a two-year, theory-based community-mobilisation intervention that aimed to change gen...
Mobilising and mediating global medicine and health citizenship: the politics of AIDS knowledge production in rural South Africa
S. Robins / Institute of Development Studies UK 2009
The paper investigates the ways in which global health messages and forms of health citizenship are mediated by AIDS activists in rural South Africa. It focuses on how international health agencies and NGOs engage with local communiti...
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