Technical Briefs

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Addressing the Social and Behavioral Barriers to Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Through Community Dialogue - An Implementer's Guide Based on the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's Swaziland Experience (July 2012)

This technical brief examines EGPAF's approaches in Swaziland to involve communities in HIV education, prevention, care, and treatment efforts.

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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

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

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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Sharing Tasks Among Health Care Workers in Uganda to Integrate Rapid Syphilis Testing in PMTCT Services

This brief highlights EGPAF's work in integrating rapid syphilis and HIV testing through health care worker taskshifting in Uganda.

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

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

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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Male Involvement in PMTCT: Reaching Men through Syphilis Testing

This technical brief examines using syphilis testing (a less stigmatized disease in Uganda than HIV) to increase male involvement in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services.  

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Zambia Policy Analysis for the Elimination of Pediatric HIV

Findings from a qualitative study which aimed to determine how close Zambia is to eliminating pediatric HIV.

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Developing an Integrated MIYCN/PMTCT Counseling Package in Rwanda: From Harmonization to Implementation

This technical brief describes the EGPAF model used to integrate maternal, neonatal and child health services with prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services harmoniously. 

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Transitioning Large-Scale HIV Care and Treatment Programs to Sustainable National Ownership: The Project Heart Experience (February 2012)

This technical brief describes the efforts EGPAF made to ensure the affects of Project HEART were not lost, but rather sustained in implementing countries. 

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