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Recognizing Gender-Based Violence as a Clinical & Multi-Sectoral Issue: Jhpiego's support to MOH Mozambique

This report recognizes that equity and universal access to health services is not yet a reality in Mozambique. The major impediment to delivering essential interventions is the shortage of skilled health workers. Psychosocial care is a key aspect of those services. Training providers in basic...

On the Fast-Track to End AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

The 2015 World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, includes 50+ examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up health and social services to reach more people.

Principles for Engaging with Families: A framework for local authorities and national organisations to evaluate and improve engagement with families

What is important is not just that engagement with families happens, but how it happens. As this booklet shows, partnership should be based on a ‘principled’ approach that recognises and builds on parents’ expertise, where professionals and parents really listen to and learn from each other in ways...

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Capacities and Experiences

This publication is a review of International Medical Corps's philosophy and practice in providing relief and development programs and engagement in advocacy with national governments, international agencies and organizations, policy makers and donors for mental health and psychosocial support...

Community Case Management Toolkit: Tools for Planning and Design

Community case managers extend health care and treatment to hard-to-reach areas with poor access in order to improve deliver life-saving treatments and provide prompt care. Trained and supervised community health workers linked to health services provide this care. Integrated community case...

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...

Caring for Child Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The IRC, in partnership with UNICEF, developed field-tested guidelines and tools for health and psychosocial staff working with child survivors of sexual abuse in humanitarian settings. They include new care guidelines for child survivors and tools to build the capacity of service providers. The...

Standards for Integration of HIV/AIDS Information Systems into Routine Health Information Systems

In recent years, there has been a strong push to strengthen national health systems in developing countries through a six building block approach: health service delivery; health workforce; health information; medical products, vaccines and technologies; health financing; and leadership and...

Building Foundation: Reflection from USAID's Largest OVC Program

Yekokab Berhan Program for Highly Vulnerable Children incorporated early childhood learning at the community-level to improve outcomes. Presented during the "Children and HIV: Start Early, Start Now! – Integrated Interventions for Young Children Born into HIV-affected Families” symposium in...

Clinic-Based Peer Support by Women Living with HIV

Peer support is an important strategy for improving health outcomes, including the mental and physical health of mothers living with HIV. It also has the advantage of allowing tasks to be shifted from healthcare professionals to paraprofessionals. Research findings from a peer support study were...

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