Providing care for the mother during pregnancy has huge implications not just for her health but also for the child she carries and her community. Many health problems in pregnant women can be prevented, detected and treated during antenatal care by trained health workers.
Helen Cornman, Deputy Director of the AIDSFree project, reports from the General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS which took place June 8-10, 2016 in New York.
One in three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused at least once in her lifetime. And women who have experienced gender-based violence (GBV) can face up to three times greater risk for HIV compared to those who have not, according to UNAIDS. GBV is common, affecting both women and men. Children and key populations are also at high risk, and often don’t have access to the resources they need.
The efforts of the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project have helped to ensure that a hospital pharmacy in Haiti is consistently stocked with life-saving HIV medication.
Can the private sector scale up PMTCT services? AIDSFree is looking at how to expand PMTCT service delivery and alleviate challenges by engaging the private sector, including civil society organizations (CSOs).
The Advancing Partners and Communities applied a human-centered approach to addressing challenges to Tanzania’s community health worker system at a two-day intensive workshop in Mbeya.
For the March 10 observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), here are recent developments in HIV prevention, care and treatment, research, and policy to inform your conversations around women’s health.
Implementing or expanding third-party billing is a way for publicly-funded STD clinics to diversify revenue streams, ensure access to care, and potentially expand services to populations who need them the most. JSI’s Jennifer Kawatu and Andee Krasner offer tips and tools to help clinics navigate third-party billing.
African American men, women, and communities are disproportionately affected by HIV compared to whites and Latinos. For World AIDS Day, HIV analyst Sloane Bowman presents the demographic data in the United States and urges readers to disregard myths and rumors about HIV, its causes and treatment.
Positive Spin is a digital storytelling project produced by AIDS.gov which shares the real experiences of five men living with HIV as they navigate the continuum of care.