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integration of mental health and HIV interventions cover Integration of mental health and HIV interventions

This document provides a compilation of tools, best practices and guidelines that facilitate the integration of interventions and services to address the interlinked issues of mental health and HIV.

2022
mothrer holding her daughter PMTCT survey - Data Return Form , PMTCT survey - Registration form , PMTCT Survey Facility Form - Participant info for Active Linkage to Care. , 18-24m PMTCT - Caregiver questionaire , PMTCT Survey Consent Households 18-24 months , PMTCT Survey - Instructions for Registration form 2021
Adolescent mental health and adherence brief cover Policy brief: Mental health and treatment adherence among ALHIV

Building on research findings and effective interventions in low-and middle-income countries, this policy brief identifies key risks, including bullying and stigma, and facilitators, such as positive pare

2021
Boy wearing mask Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free: Final report on 2020 targets

In the global quest to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030, meeting the HIV-related needs of children, adolescents and pregnant and breastfeeding women represents a critical piece of unfinished business

2021
Mother with child Health Results 2020: HIV and AIDS (flyer) , Global Annual Results Report 2020 Goal Area 1 (report)

This flyer provides a quick overview of UNICEF's results within HIV and AIDS in 2020.

2021
Adolescent boy and girl looking at phone screen HIV Treatment, Care, and Support for Adolescents Living with HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa

Adolescents in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) are key to achieving the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

2021
Accelerating Access to Innovative Point-of-Care HIV Diagnostics cover Accelerating Access to Innovative Point-of-Care HIV Diagnostics , Accelerating Access to Innovative Point-of-Care HIV Diagnostics - French

This document was developed to compile knowledge, insights and recommendations from UNICEF focal points in country offices implementing a project aimed at introducing, scaling up, and integrating point-of-care (POC) diagno

2021
Parent with child at clinic VLS CLHIV study report , VLS CLHIV advocacy brief

In 2019 it was estimated that 1.2 million children (0-14) were living with HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa, yet more than a half million of these children (504,000) were not receiving lifesaving treatment.

2021
Accelerating Access to Optimal  cover Paediatric ARV-Lessons-Learned-Brief

EGPAF, with funding and support from Unitaid and DNDi, is bringing new-to-market pediatric ARV formulations to full-scale implementation in eight African countries.

2021
ped report cover HIV Pediatrics 2020 Workshop Report

The International Workshop on HIV & Pediatrics 2020 took place virtually on 16-17 November.

2020
Frontpage of good practice guide Good Practice Guide: Integrating peer support into service delivery

This guide developed by Pediatric-Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA) draws on lessons learned on integrating peer support strategies across several programmes in sub-Saharan Africa.

2020
Adolescent mother with child UNICEF-ESA-Young-Mothers-HIV-Report-2020.pdf

Adolescent and young mothers are a priority population for UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa, including those who are affected by HIV.

2020
Young woman receiving HIV test Operational Guidance for National Roll-Out of Family HIV Testing , Directives operationnelles pour la mise à l'échelle nationale du depistage familial du VIH

HIV testing and treatment remains low among children in West and Central Africa. Various barriers prevent the scale-up of services and improved coverage for children, including limited coverage of early infant diagnostic c

2020
nurturing care framework publication Nurturing care for children affected by HIV

In the early years, we lay down critical elements for health, well-being and productivity, which last throughout childhood, adolescence and adulthood.

2020
adolescent girl smiling New Evidence and Programming Implications for Adolescent Pathways in HIV Care in Sub-Saharan Africa 2020.pdf

Adolescents have the lowest rates of retention in HIV care and ART adherence when compared to other age groups.

2020
Adolescent girl jumping AGYW catalogue of available documents (spreadsheet) , AGYW repository navigation (slides)

The AGYW Programming & Implementation Repository contains resources relevant to AGYW programming that have been collated to support enhanced implementation and programming of Global Fund Catalytic Funding for HIV preve

2020
Strengthening Paediatric TB and HIV cover Lessons from the field - TB HIV iCCM

Community and primary health facility platforms have been recognized as important, but under-utilized entry points to address the large prevention, case detection and treatment gaps faced by young children with TB and/or H

2020
improving service delivery Framework: Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants, Children and Adolescents (WEB) , Framework: Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants, Children and Adolescents (PRINT) , Worksheet: Assessing the situation

2019
Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants Children and Adolescents cover Brief: Improving HIV Service Delivery for Infants Children and Adolescents

In June 2019, UNICEF convened a group of about 40 global experts from 24 organizations and institutions to advance the collective thinking on paediatric HIV service delivery.

2019
Q3-Research Summary Q3 2019 Newsletter - Research Summary

Download a selection of abstracts related to children, HIV and AIDS published in peer-reviewed journals between July and October 2019.

2019