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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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Policy brief on gender equity and empowerment towards achieving the MDGs
CISLAC false 2012
In reaction to various international conventions and covenants on women’s equality, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Nigerian governments have undertaken legislative and administrative reforms to address multip...
Strengthening linkages for sexual and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS: progress, barriers and opportunities for scaling up
Department for International Development Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2006
This review explores the policy, financing and institutional factors that enable or constrain the integration of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) programmes, with policy and programmes for HIV prevention, and AIDS trea...
HIV antiretroviral therapy: can franchising expand coverage? Revised version
R. England / Department for International Development Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2006
Franchising aims to increase the supply of an established product or service by contracting a number of independent retailers in different localities to offer those products or services to consumers. It also aims to raise demand by al...
A synthesis of institutional arrangements of National AIDS Commissions in seven African countries: work in progress
C. Dickinson; J. Mundy; J. Whitelaw Jones / HLSP Institute, UK, 2007
This paper presents a synthesis of institutional arrangements and issues currently facing National AIDS Councils/Commissions (NACs) in 2007. It reviews the governance and institutional arrangements of African NACs as well as harmonisa...
Background literature review: International Health Partnership (IHP+) country health sector teams
A. Harmer / Department for International Development 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 ...
Helpdesk Report: Women, harm reduction practices, HIV/AIDS and women as injecting drug users
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
Harm reduction refers to policies, programmes and practices that aim to reduce the harms associated with the use of psychoactive drugs in people unable or unwilling to stop. The defining features are the focus on the prevention of har...
Helpdesk Report: Nutrition for under 2s
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
Nutrition and nurturing during the first years of life are both crucial for life-long health and well-being. Malnutrition is responsible, directly or indirectly for about one third of deaths among children under five. Well above two t...
Helpdesk Report: Female condoms
C. Holley / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This Helpdesk report is divided into the following sections: Who Uses the Female Condom? Typical users seem to vary in different countries and according to different studies. This section looks at different countries and identi...
Effectiveness of communication strategies embedded in social marketing programmes on health behaviours and related health and welfare outcomes in LMICs
The Campbell Collaboration, 2015
Health related communication strategies have changed significantly in the last 15 years from top down public service announcements to a wider approach which draws on behaviour models and methods used in marketing and adapted for the p...
The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in Uganda
R. Rawat; E. Faust; J.A. Maluccio; S. Kadiyala / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studies that examine this, and is...
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