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The Red Carpet Program: Improving Linkage to Care and Optimizing Early Retention of Adolescents with Newly Identified HIV Infection in Homa Bay County, Kenya

According to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation’s Kenya program (EGPAF-Kenya) data in Homa Bay County, adolescents have a HIV-positivity rates of 2.9%, with girls ages 15 to <20 years at 5.1%. Current strategies seem to be failing to successfully link and retain many of these youths living with HIV to sustained treatment. To address this crisis, EGPAF-Kenya is implementing the Red Carpet Program, a concept adapted from a successful Washington D.C.-based program of the same name.

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Strengthening Health Systems for a Sustainable HIV Response in Tanzania

Strong health systems are critical for achieving the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic, including ending HIV/AIDS in children. This brief describes the approach of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) to building the capacity of and strengthening the health system in Tanzania, enabling it to support high-quality, cost-effective, accessible HIV services and to increase the number of people accessing those services.

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

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.

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Improving Access to HIV Care & Treatment Through Decentralization & Integration in Kenya

This brief focuses on EGPAF’s Pamoja Project in Homabay in the four sub-counties in which the project operated, during the period October 2010 to September 2016.

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Cote d'Ivoire Annual Report 2014

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

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

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.

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Strengthening Antiretroviral Treatment for Women and Children in Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Services

This brief outlines the approach EGPAF developed and implemented to improve PMTCT and HIV care and treatment service delivery. The approach involved galvanized support from the Ministry of Health and partners and resulted in improved capacity to deliver HIV-specific health services to a wider population in Zimbabwe.

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Supporting Improved Health Outcomes for Mothers and Babies Through the Use of Electronic Database Systems

Highlights EGPAF’s work in strengthening the HIV service utilization data management system in Zimbabwe. The implementation of an electronic data base has resulted in a wide-scale ability to follow mothers and children through the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission service cascade.

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EGPAF’s Affiliation Model

This program brief highlights EGPAF's work to build and scale up locally-owned organizations in three supported countries.

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