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A handbook for network support agents and other community workers supporting HIV prevention, care support and treatmentInternational HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2009Uganda like many other developing countries, suffers from inequitable distribution of health workers between rural and urban areas and between public and private sectors. To strengthen the referral systems, people living with HIV have been trained as Network Support Agents (NSA) to work alongside health care workers in health facilities.Document
Towards universal access: scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector: progress report 2008World Health Organization, 2008This progress report, published by the World Health Organization, finds that the combined efforts of countries and international partners have resulted in substantial, ongoing progress towards providing HIV interventions in low- and middle income countries.DocumentHealth Systems Trust, South Africa, 2008This report, collated by the Health Systems Trust, contributes to the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) AIDS 2008 review process. It looks at the goals set by UNGASS to improve the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa and how it hopes to achieve them.Document
Routine offer of antenatal HIV testing (“opt-out” approach) to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in urban ZimbabweBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2007This paper from the World Health Organization aims to assess the impact of routine antenatal HIV testing for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in urban Zimbabwe.Document
Keep the best, change the rest: participatory tools for working with communities on gender and sexualityInternational HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2007Gender and sexuality are cross cutting factors in the transmission of HIV and the care and support of those infected and affected. Based on seminars and field experience in Zambia, this toolkit aims to enable those working on HIV and AIDS issues to address gender and sexuality effectively as well as giving guidance on building trust in the community. It looks speciDocumentWorld Health Organization, 2007This progress report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows a steady increase in the global levels of access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV. However, it shows less improvement in other priority areas of HIV treatment. The coverage rate for access to prophylactic ART by pregnant women, to prevent mother to child transmission of the virus, continues to be low.Document
Why the development industry should get over its obsession with bad sex and start to think about pleasureInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2007The development industry has emphasised the dangers of sex and sexuality - in relation to population control, disease and violence. This negative approach to sex has been filtered through a view of gender which stereotypes men as predators, women as victims, and fails to recognise the existence of transgender people.Document
Infant feeding counselling for HIV-infected and uninfected women: appropriateness of choice and practiceBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2007This article in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization examines infant feeding intentions of HIV-infected and uninfected women in South Africa, and the appropriateness of their choices according to their home resources.DocumentUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2006This annotated bibliography from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) provides an overview of the theoretical perspectives on the complex relationship between culture and HIV.DocumentExchange on HIV/AIDS, Sexuality and Gender, 2006This issue of Exchange, produced in association with the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW), focuses on the experience of women living with HIV. The issue focuses particularly on sexual and reproductive rights.