Community Mobilization

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A case study on joint community-facility review of PMTCT dashboards in Malawi

Technical Briefs

This case study is intended for programme managers and others who are interested in strategies for involving communities in the review and use of health information to help women and children stay in care and improve prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme performance and outcomes.


Bringing Rural Sub-Saharan African Communities and the Global Response to the HIV and AIDS Epidemic

Technical Briefs

This technical brief highlights background, methodology and early results of our Advancing Community Level Action for Improved Maternal and Child Health and PMTCT (ACCLAIM) project. The project aims to improve utilization and outcomes of maternal and child health and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services through community engagement in Swaziland, Uganda and Zimbabwe.


Positive Action For Children Fund in Malawi

Program Tools

A compilation of photography and stories of our work in Malawi through local, community-based organizations, which take small steps in every supported community to ensure all women and families have access to HIV prevention, care and treatment.


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.


Community-based approaches for prevention of mother to child transmission in resource-poor settings: a social ecological review

Journal Articles

By Busza J, Walker D, Hairston A, et al. J Int AIDS Soc. July 2012.

This paper reviews community-based approaches that have been used in resource-limited settings to increase rates of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission service enrollment, retention in care and successful treatment outcomes. It aims to identify which interventions work, why they work and what knowledge gaps remain.

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Swaziland Adolescents Work Toward an HIV-free Generation

By Heather Mason

When he was 17, Mbongeni became a founding member of a support group for young people living with HIV. Sponsored by EGPAF, the Mkhuzweni psychosocial support group began in 2010 with three members—and has since grown to more than 100.

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Community Engagement

Issue Briefs

This brief features EGPAF's efforts in working alongside communities to increase sustainability and utilization of HIV care and treatment, precention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, maternal, newborn and child health and psychosocial support services.


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