Community Mobilization

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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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EGPAF Country Fact Sheet: Swaziland

Fact Sheets

Key facts on HIV and AIDS in Swaziland and EGPAF's work to support health programs in-country. 

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Implementing a District Focal Person Model to Strengthen PMTCT Service Delivery: Early Lessons

Technical Briefs

In Zimbabwe, EGPAF seconded staff to the Ministry of Health to support district health systems and the delivery of antenatal care and HIV prevention care and treatment.

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EGPAF Country Fact Sheet: Zambia

Fact Sheets

Key facts on HIV and AIDS in Zambia and EGPAF's work to support health programs in-country. 

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Working With Communities Toward Elimination of Pediatric HIV and AIDS

Technical Bulletins

This issue of our technical bulletin illustrates how EGPAF works with communities to build support around prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission service uptake and retention.

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