Integrating and Mainstreaming HIV Services The Global Health Initiative and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief prioritize integrating and mainstreaming HIV services to improve access to prevention, testing, treatment, and care. FAMILY PLANNING AND HIV In regions of high fertility and HIV prevalence, integration of family planning (FP) and HIV services has emerged as a promising strategy to prevent transmission of HIV, particularly from mother to child. Integrating Family Planning and HIV Services—Programs in Kenya and Ethiopia Lead the Way Case Study: This case study explores models of family planning and HIV service integration from Kenya and Ethiopia. http://www.aidstar-one.com/fphivcs MATERNAL, NEWBORN, AND CHILD HEALTH (MNCH) AND HIV Integrating MNCH and HIV programming can help better meet the needs of patients and families, increase access to equitable coverage, and improve service delivery efficiency. Technical Brief on Practical Information and Guidance for Integration of MNCH and HIV Programs: This technical brief provides a guide for program planners interested in integration across the HIV and MNCH continuum of care. http://www.aidstar-one.com/mnchhivintegration
DECEMBER 2013 This publication was made possible through the support of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Agency for International Development under contract number GHH-I-00-07-00059-00, AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources (AIDSTAR-One) Project, Sector I, Task Order 1. © Georgina Goodwin/World Bank
Meeting Report on Integration of FP/HIV/MNCH Programs: This report summarizes findings, research priorities, experiences, and strategies for FP/HIV/MNCH integration. http://www.aidstar-one.com/fphivmtg
Technical Brief on Integrating Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV Interventions with MNCH Services: This technical brief reviews clinical and programmatic considerations, as well as challenges, of reorienting health systems to include PMTCT interventions within the full continuum of MNCH health services. http://www.aidstar-one.com/pmtcthivmnchtb
Mainstreaming HIV prevention is a process whereby organizations adopt policies and procedures to reduce susceptibility to HIV infection. The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) in Tanzania Case Study: This case study documents how JGI is mainstreaming HIV issues into its natural resource management and economic growth activities in Tanzania. http://www.aidstar-one.com/janegoodallcs
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Community Conversation Among the Maasai—Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS into Natural Resource Management in Tanzania: This case study profiles the LOOCIP Project, which engages with Maasai people of Tanzania to identify cultural practices that put them at risk for HIV infection and to develop prevention strategies. http://www.aidstar-one.com/maasaics
MENTAL HEALTH AND HIV
People living with HIV (PLHIV) experience higher rates of depression and report a poorer quality of life compared with persons who are not infected, underscoring the critical need for mental health support. Mental Health Care and Support Case Study: This case study shows how an initiative in Vietnam integrated mental health services into an HIV care and treatment program to improve the quality of life among PLHIV. http://www.aidstar-one.com/mhvietnamcs
Prioritizing HIV in Mental Health Services Delivered in Post-Conflict Settings Case Study: This case study offers an in-depth look at the Peter C. Alderman Foundation’s efforts to integrate HIV services and referrals into their mental health program in the post-conflict area of Northern Uganda. http://www.aidstar-one.com/mhugandacs
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