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Implementing Point-of-Care CD4 Testing for HIV-Positive Women and Their Families in Maternal and Child Health Settings: Early Lessons

Technical Briefs

This program brief describes an approach to enable rapid HIV testing and same day receipt of HIV test results among women in Zimbabwe. 

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Preventing tuberculosis among HIV-infected pregnant women in Lesotho: the case for rolling out active case finding and isoniazid preventive therapy

Journal Articles

By Tiam A, Machekano R, Gounder C, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. September 2014.

The study evaluated the implementation of tuberculosis idenitication and treatment guidelines in maternal and child health  settings in two health facilities in Lesotho.

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EGPAF Country Fact Sheet: Lesotho

Fact Sheets

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

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Unmet Need for Family Planning, Contraceptive Failure, and Unintended Pregnancy among HIV-Infected and HIV-uninfected Women in Zimbabwe

Journal Articles

By McCoy S, Buzdugan R, Ralph L, Mushavi A, Mahomva A, Hakobyan A, Watadzaushe C, Dirawo J, Cowan F, Padian N.

Prevention of unintended pregnancies among women living with HIV infection is a strategy recommended by the World Health Organization for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. This study assessed pregnancy intentions and contraceptive use among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women with a recent pregnancy in Zimbabwe.

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Mentor Mothers: Connecting HIV-Positive Women in DRC

Issue Briefs

This brief describes the mother mentor program, a peer support group working to improve the lives of pregnant women and mothers living with HIV in Democratic Republic of Congo. 

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Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: EGPAF/Democratic Republic of Congo's Response to a National Problem

Issue Briefs

This brief summarizes the work of an EGPAF-Democratic Republic of Congo-supported facility to address sexual and gender based violence.

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The Senkatana Centre of Excellence and the Botsabelo Complex

Issue Briefs

This brief describes EGPAF-Lesotho's work in one health facility, specifically in provision of ART and cervical cancer screening and treatment. 

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Family Planning and HIV Integration: An Essential Strategy for Preventing Pediatric HIV and Protections

Technical Briefs

A global technical brief depicting the promising efforts of integrating family planning services along with prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services.

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Eliminating Congenital Syphilis in Uganda

Technical Briefs

This technical brief looks at using rapid syphilis testing integration in HIV services to increase both syphilis and HIV testing and treatment in populations in Uganda and Zambia.

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EGPAF Country Fact Sheet: Uganda

Fact Sheets

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

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