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     Expert Clients: Supporting Improved HIV Service Access and Retention in Care
An Expert Client explains his role using his personal experience with HIV to provide support to fellow community members.
 
     No Longer a Burden: People Living with HIV as a Resource in Their Communities
Many people living with HIV in rural communities in Malawi have become role models not only for others living with HIV, but also for their communities at large.
 
     Transitioning large programs to local management starts on Day 1
A CRS staff member from AIDS Relief in South Africa talks about the best ways to prepare for transitioning large-scale HIV programs to local ownership.
 
     Burial societies are a great way to educate people about HIV
This presentation by a CRS staff member describes how a CRS project in Ethiopia uses burial societies known as idirs to educate people about HIV. (Oral presentation at International AIDS Conference - 2010)
 
     HIV infection rates decrease when men get involved in women's care
A CRS project in southern Nigeria has decreased HIV rates by involving men in their partner's care. Several staff members explain how.
     "We Stop AIDS" helps communities address HIV
CRS' "We Stop AIDS" curriculum has reached over 18,000 people in four African countries with HIV education messages. In this clip, A CRS staff member explains how the methodology works.
 
     Simple assessments can reduce HIV mortality rates
An AIDSRelief staff member shares the results of an assessment he carried out at a hospital in Zambia, the recommendations from which led to a decrease in the number of HIV-related deaths.
 
     Socio-ecological frameworks are useful in creating gender-sensitive programs
Can a socio-ecological framework be used to develop programs that address gender inequality? In this clip, a CRS staff member explains how. (Presentation given at International AIDS Conference workshop, Vienna, Austria, 2010.) 
 
     How to encourage people to get tested for HIV
Convincing people to voluntarily get tested for HIV is one of the more challenging tasks in HIV work. In this video, the coordinator of an AIDS Relief project explains what worked and what didn't in a village in southeastern Zambia.
 
     The Faithful House
In this short clip, a CRS staff member explains The Faithful House methodology and how it helps couples strengthen their marriages by openly discussing issues related to health, HIV and sexuality.
 
     Savings groups help families save money for HIV-affected children
A CRS staff member explains how savings and lending communities can help orphans and vulnerable children. (Presentation made at pre-conference at International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, in July 2010.)
 
    

An AIDS Relief staff member describes a new tool for assessing hospitals
HIV workers use a variety of tools to help them gather data about projects. In this video, a program manager shares the results of an assessment of hospitals in Uganda using a tool he created.

    

 

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