Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment

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Spotlight on Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment

Technical Bulletins

This issue of Haba Na Haba features pediatric HIV care and treatment; the challenges which have existed in provision of accessible and effective antiretroviral treatment to children in need and best practices that EGPAF has employed in order to address these challenges. This issue highlights our work in Swaziland, Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Malawi and Lesotho.

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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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Scaling up pediatric HIV care and treatment in Africa: clinical site characteristics associated with favorable service utilization

Journal Articles

By Adjorlolo-Johnson G1, Wahl Uheling A, Ramachandran S. et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. January 2013

To improve pediatric enrollment and retention in HIV treatment programs in Africa, this study examined factors associated with service utilization within EGPAF programs in Côte d'Ivoire, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

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Elizabeth’s Story

Fact Sheets

The story of our founder, Elizabeth Glaser, and how her own battle with HIV and the battle to save her children, inspired the mission of EGPAF.

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Pediatric HIV Treatment Must Be A Global Priority

Fact Sheets

This document demonstrates how children are being left behind in the HIV response and why interventions are needed for this population. It explains why children are so difficult to reach with lifesaving services, but also illustrates interventions proven successful in reaching children with the care and treatment services they need to survive and thrive.

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Innovation Needed on Pediatric ARV Formulations

Issue Briefs

This issue brief discusses why new HIV drug formulations are needed in order to better address the needs of children and infants. Current regimens can be difficult to administer and are not always palatable to children.

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Hope in a Bottle: Keeping Infants HIV-free Through Nutrition

By Laura Elizabeth Pohl

A mother holds her child while listening to a research nurse as she asks questions about her child's nutrition. EGPAF partners with the Rwandan government to study the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in 608 HIV-positive mothers and their children. The results of this, called the Kabeho study, could mean a revamping of public health policies around the world and thousands more children living an HIV-free life.

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