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Evaluation of a male engagement intervention to transform gender norms and improve family planning and HIV service uptake in Kabale, Uganda

Journal Articles

By Elena Ghanotakisa, Theresa Hokeb, Rose Wilcherb, Samuel Fieldb, Sarah Mercerb, Emily A. Bobrowa, Mary Namubiruc, Leila Katirayi

Men’s limited understanding of family planning (FP) and harmful cultural gender norms pose obstacles to women’s FP use. Thirty-two model men called ‘Emanzis’ were recruited from the community in Kabale, Uganda to lead men from their peer group through a 10-session curriculum designed to transform gender norms and motivate men to engage in FP and HIV services.

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Cote d'Ivoire Annual Report 2014

Technical Briefs

This report describes work accomplished under two CDC awards throughout 2014, Project Djidja and Project Keneya, which both strive to ensure access to prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and HIV care and treatment services, while promoting local ownership and sustainability of this work in Cote d'Ivoire.

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Reaching Orphans and Vulnerable Children with Care and Support Services in Côte d’Ivoire: Experience from Project Keneya

Technical Briefs

This technical brief looks at approaches to reach orphans and vulnerable children with care and support services, engage people living with HIV, and build the capacity of local community-based organizations in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Facts About Our International Programs

Fact Sheets

EGPAF works hand-in-hand with governments, local organizations, and health facilities in supported countries to ensure that all women, children, and families have access to comprehensive HIV and AIDS health services. This fact sheet describes our support in a comprehensive array of health service areas including: prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission; maternal, neonatal and child health; and pediatric and adult HIV care and treatment. It also describes how we assist local governments in the management of health systems and HIV care and treatment programs.

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Temporal trends in treatment outcomes for HIV-1 and HIV-2-infected adults enrolled in Côte d’Ivoire

Journal Articles

By Auld AF, Ekra KA, Shiraishi RW, et al. PloSOne May 2014.

This study conducted a retrospective chart review to assess trends in patient characteristics and attrition (death or loss to follow-up) over time, among a nationally representative sample of 3,682 adults (≥15 years) initiating antiretroviral therapy during 2004-2007 at 34 health facilities.

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Option B+ Means Treatment for Life

By Heather Mason

Lesotho, with assistance from EGPAF, was one of the first countries to adopt a new set of World Health Organization guidelines for treatment of pregnant women living with HIV. The new guidelines, referred to as “Option B+,” recommend that all pregnant or breastfeeding women who test HIV-positive be immediately enrolled on ART and remain on treatment for life.

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Facts About EGPAF’s Public Policy and Advocacy Work

Fact Sheets

This fact sheet illustrates how EGPAF advocates for change and support in the field of HIV.

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