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Monitoring HIV and AIDS Related Policy Reforms: A road map to strengthen policy monitoring and implementation in PEPFAR partner countries

Countries with high HIV burden often have low policy development, advocacy, and monitoring capacity. This manuscript describes the increased focus on policy development and implementation by the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Communities Deliver: The critical role of communities in reaching global targets to end the AIDS epidemic

The report includes community-based service delivery for orphans and other children made vulnerable due to AIDS and health service provision. Ending the epidemic requires services that reach all vulnerable populations and a strong health workforce.

The Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents who have Experienced Sexual Violence

This guide includes Technical Considerations on post-rape care for persons under the age of 18 in primary health centers that also provide HIV care.

Role of the Social Service Workforce in Care Reform (IPSCAN Presentation)

This presentation was given by Beth Bradford at the ISPCAN European Conference in September 2015.

Key Learnings from the Ishema Mu Muryango Program

This document highlights some of the key learnings from two districts in Rwanda that can be used by organizations, governments and other social and child welfare actors that are implementing deinstitutionalization programs. Professional case workers and community psychosocial workers were found to...

Making Decisions for Better Care of Children: Role of gatekeeping in strengthening family-based care/reforming alternative care

This new working paper focuses on the role of gatekeeping in strengthening family-based care and reforming alternative care systems. Gatekeeping refers to systematic procedures aimed at ensuring that alternative care for children is used only when necessary, and that the type of care provided is...

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015

Entered into in 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) helped to set ambitious targets around the world and re-shaped decision making by developing and developed nations. Yet, there is still more work to be done, and the new Sustainable Development Goals aim to build upon the goals and...

12 Approaches for Engaging with Children who have Suffered Sexual Abuse

This paper summarizes 12 reports documenting approaches appropriate for work with children who have experienced sexual abuse. The report covers specific practices as well as methods and approaches for working with the families of these children and the implications of different legal and policy...

Playgroups: A promising approach for vulnerable young children in Rwanda

This presentation reviews playgroups as part of a model for household resiliency. Presented during the "Children and HIV: Start Early, Start Now! – Integrated Interventions for Young Children Born into HIV-affected Families” symposium in Melbourne, Australia in July 2014.

Household Economic Strengthening in Support of Prevention of Family and Child Separation

This paper prepared by FHI 360 summarizes learning related to prevention of family-child separation, reintegration of children in family care, and economic interventions that might support these aims. It includes reference to the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and Better Care Network...

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