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Entries in Faithful House (15)

Thursday
Oct252012

Family-Centered Services Enhance PMTCT

Family-Centered Services Enhance PMTCT   

This presentation describes results from Uganda, where Catholic Relief Services used the Faithful House curriculum to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The evaluation showed increases in male involvement, adherence, delivery at health facilities and awareness of feeding options.

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Thursday
Aug022012

Longer-Term Impact of Faithfulness-Focused Curriculum on HIV-Positive Couples From Four Regions in Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services evaluated a version of the Faithful House curriculum that is tailored to strengthening the relationships of couples living with HIV. This version of the curriculum was implemented in four regions of Ethiopia. The 10-month follow-up survey data strongly suggests that the workshop curriculum was successful in strengthening the relationships of couples living with HIV and in maintaining the positive attitudes and behaviors observed three months after the intervention.

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Monday
Jul232012

Effects of a Faithfulness-Focused Curriculum on Couples From Three Regions in Uganda

In Uganda and many other African countries, it is common for new HIV infections to occur within marriages. However, relatively few prevention programs focus on the couple as a unit of behavior change. This evaluation describes how the Faithful House program has helped couples in Uganda.

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Monday
Jul232012

Effects of a Faithfulness-Focused Curriculum on HIV-Positive Couples From Four Regions in Ethiopia

Currently, Positive Health, Dignity, and Prevention models focus primarily on the individual. The Faithful House curriculum was tailored to focus on strengthening the relationships of couples living with HIV. This evaluation contributes to the evidence base for couples-centered programming.

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Monday
Jul232012

The Faithful House and Uganda's National Campaign: "Go Together, Know Together"

This evaluation documents the results of the Faithful House program in Uganda. It gives special attention to the indicators and outcomes that support Uganda's national campaign to promote couples' HIV counseling and testing.

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Monday
Jul232012

Impact of a Faithfulness-Focused Curriculum on Couples From Three Regions in Ethiopia

Even though a large share of new HIV infections in many African countries
occurs within marriages or cohabiting relationships, there are relatively few prevention programs specifically focused on the couple as a unit of behavior change. This evaluation was conducted in Ethiopia to determine the long-term effects of the Faithful House program.

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Monday
Jul232012

Effects of a Values-Based Curriculum on Couples From Northwest Cameroon

CRS conducted this evaluation to measure the effectiveness of a three-day Faithful House workshop in Northwest Cameroon. The evaluation found that attendance at the workshop had a sustained effect on relevant perceptions and attitudes.

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Sunday
Jul222012

Effects of Faithfulness-Focused Curriculum on Couples From Three Countries in Africa

Effects of Faithfulness-Focused Curriculum on Couples From Three Countries in Africa   

CRS conducted this evaluation to measure the effectiveness of The Faithful House in Cameroon, Ethiopia and Uganda. The evaluation found that couples who participated in the program retained positive attitudes and behaviors that reduce HIV risk.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Faithful House: PMTCT Couple Handbook

The Faithful House PMTCT Couple Handbook is a picture-based summary of The Faithful House PMTCT program.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Faithful House Couple Handbook: Couples Affirming Life and Love

This handbook is a picture-based summary of The Faithful House couple training and formation.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Faithful House: Building Strong Families to Affirm Life and Avoid Risk 

Core Module Manual

This manual contains five modules with eight sessions for use in training couples how to strengthen their marriage.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Faithful House Couple Handbook: Affirming Life, Avoiding Risk

The Faithful House Couple Handbook is a picture based summary of The Faithful House couple training and formation. It is intended to be used after a couple has had the Faithful House Training. The pictures and accompanying text serve as a refresher course to supplement what the couple learned and experienced in their training.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Faithful House: Affirming Life, Avoiding Risk 

The Faithful House PMTCT Supplement builds upon the information presented in The Faithful House program. Information for facilitators and counselors supporting pregnant women who are HIV positive are included in this supplement.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Faithful House: Training of Facilitators Manual (Secular)

The Faithful House Trainer of Facilitators secular manual is a curriculum for training master couples as facilitators for Faithful House workshops outside of the church context.

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Sunday
Apr272008

The Faithful House: Challenging Gender Norms to Reduce Multiple and Concurrent Partnerships

This paper describes results from pre- and postworkshop evaluations that explored what attitude and behavior differences occurred from participation in the Faithful House program and how men and women differed in reported changes.

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