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Entries in HIV care (15)

Wednesday
Mar132013

From Provider-Oriented to Client-Driven Care: Report on the Development and Testing of a Take-Home Monitoring Tool for People Living With HIV in Cameroon

From Provider-Oriented to Client-Driven Care: Report on the Development and Testing of a Take-Home Monitoring Tool for People Living With HIV in Cameroon   

This report provides client-driven care information and tools to program staff who work with people living with HIV.

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Thursday
Oct042012

Not Just Another Food Program: Integrating Food by Prescription Into HIV Care

Not Just Another Food Program: Integrating Food by Prescription Into HIV Care   

This presentation describes the context and outcomes of the Food by Prescription pilot project in Zambia. The presentation explains integration approaches and recommends ways of making Nutrition Assessment, Counseling and Support a systemic service.

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Thursday
Oct042012

Addressing the Nutritional Needs of Malnourished Clients in HIV Programs

  

This presentation provides an introduction to NACS—Nutrition Assessment, Counseling and Support. It outlines the key components of a strong, sustainable NACS program, including Food by Prescription.

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Thursday
Aug022012

Gender Responsive Programming: Helping HIV Infected and Affected Women Access Care and Support

Positive Living Center staff in North East India observed that participation in training sessions was low among HIV-positive women with young children. Subsequently, a child care service called Cradle Care was established, and training attendance increased among women in the care and support program.

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Thursday
Aug022012

Integrated HIV Services: Strengthening Health System to Maximize HIV Care and Support in North East India

Catholic Relief Services supports partners through Project LIFE AID to operate Positive Living Centers. The centers provide HIV care and support services. The initiative has expanded integrated services by combining resources with government-supported Drop-In Centers. The result is a facility with more comprehensive services for the HIV-positive communities in North East India.

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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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Tuesday
Jun262012

AIDSRelief Nigeria: Strengthening Local Health Networks for Sustainable HIV Care and Treatment

From 2004 to 2012, AIDSRelief Nigeria provided HIV care and treatment to more than 100,000 people through a network of 34 health facilities. During that time, nearly every program activity emphasized strengthening health systems. This new case study outlines AIDSRelief’s contributions to strengthening health systems for HIV services in Nigeria.

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Friday
Feb172012

Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition in Promoting HIV Diagnosis in Children: AIDSRelief Uganda Experience

The integrated management of acute malnutrition (IMAM) strategy focuses on integrating nutrition into routine health services including HIV care and treatment. AIDSRelief, in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, adopted IMAM to mitigate the impact of malnutrition in Ugandan children.

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Tuesday
Jan182011

Guidelines for Establishing and Operating Successful Support Groups for People Living with HIV

Catholic Relief Services conducted research with more than 10 organizations in Zimbabwe to understand the keys to formation and operation of successful support groups. This booklet articulates a set basic guidelines developed as a result of that effort. The audience is people living with HIV who belong to support groups or who want to form support groups, as well as the non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, and health facilities that help to establish and operate such groups.

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Tuesday
Jan182011

Bridges of Hope Socioeconomic Reintegration Project

An evaluation of a project helping people living with HIV, who had been marginalized because of their illness, to reintegrate into society after antiretroviral therapy.

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Thursday
Jan132011

TB and HIV

An Old Disease Takes on a New Partner

Tuberculosis and HIV are combining to create what many fear is a global health catastrophe. This short booklet highlights some of the ways in which Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is addressing co-infection around the world.

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Tuesday
Nov162010

Integration of water, sanitation and hygiene into HIV programs: Lessons from Malawi

Adequate clean water, improved sanitation infrastructure, and better hygiene may significantly improve health outcomes for people living with HIV in resource-poor settings. However, few programs effectively integrate water, sanitation, and hygiene into home-based care and other HIV services.

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Wednesday
Aug122009

Psychosocial Care and Counseling for HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents: A Training Curriculum

This competency-based training is designed to enable health care providers to provide safe high-quality counseling and support services to HIV infected children, adolescents and their families. Fourteen modules cover a range of topics that are designed to be completed in ten days.

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Tuesday
Nov252008

Home-Based Care Assessment: Giving Hope to a World in Need, 2008

Twenty-six of CRS' home-based care programs participated in an assessment of how they identify clients, what indicators are used and what monitoring challenges exist.  This report examines trends that emerged in comparing and contrasting the programs and points to promising practices in HBC models.

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Friday
Sep262008

Do No Harm: Implementation Strategy for Care and Support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children

This paper presents a plan to apply the "do no harm" principle throughout CRS' OVC programming.

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