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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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Review and synthesis - ten years of research evidence in health and development: ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research
Sridhar Venkatapuram; Adam Coutts; Pooja Mall / Economic and Social Research Council, UK 2016
The ESRC–DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research was established in 2005 in order to ‘provide a robust conceptual and empirical basis for development and enhance the quality and impact of social science research whi...
Using provider performance incentives to increase HIV testing and counseling services in Rwanda
Damien de Walque / World Bank Publications 2013
Paying for performance provides financial rewards to medical care providers for improvements in performance measured by specific utilisation and quality of care indicators. In 2006, Rwanda began a paying for performance scheme to impr...
How can community health programmes build enabling environments for transformative communication? Experiences from India and South Africa
Catherine Campbell; Flora Cornish / London School of Economics 2010
This paper seeks to characterise the social environments in which community-led health programmes are most likely to facilitate effective and sustainable health improvements, using three dimensions to characterise social contexts: mat...
Prevention gap report 2016
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Tremendous progress against AIDS over the last 15 years have inspired a global commitment to end the epidemic by 2030. The United Nations General Assembly agreed in June 2016 that ending AIDS by 2030 requires a Fastâ??Track resp...
Evaluation of the television drama series, Intersexions: Episodes 1 – 26
Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation, South Africa 2011
This summary shares the findings of a qualitative evaluation of the first series of Intersexions, a 26-part South African entertainment-education television drama series to communicate health- and HIV-related messages, with a focus on...
Alcohol use: summary of the findings from the Third National HIV Communication Survey
Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa 2012
Alcohol use and abuse is an important risk factor for HIV infection in southern Africa. A number of studies have found a relationship between alcohol and HIV seropositivity. Alcohol is increasingly being recognised as an indirect cont...
Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
Adolescents' HIV Prevention and Treatment Literacy Toolkit for Eastern and Southern Africa
Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service 2014
The Adolescents' HIV Prevention and Treatment Toolkit for Eastern and Southern Africa is made up of 10 publications which are designed to help young people better understand HIV and what it means in their lives. The Toolkit, also know...
The role of community conversations in facilitating local HIV competence: case study from rural Zimbabwe
BMC Public Health 2013
This journal article examines the potential of using community conversations to strengthen positive responses to HIV in resource-poor environments. Guided by a facilitator, community members collectively identify local strengths and c...
Group dialogue and critical reflection of HIV prevention: an evaluation of the C-Change Community Conversation Toolkit
C-Change 2012
Communication for Change (C-Change) set out to develop support tools that would foster interactive communication among low-literacy adults and prompt engagement on HIV prevention issues, including encouraging individual and group-orie...
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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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