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cover of report with group of adolescents Ending the AIDS Epidemic Among Young People in the Middle East and North Africa: Advocacy report

This advocacy report discusses the HIV epidemic among young people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, particularly among key populations.

adolescent health publication cover The adolescent health indicators recommended by the GAMA

This document is an interactive guide for the uniform collection, compilation, reporting, and use of adolescent health data.

Cover of the brief Technical Brief on Paediatric HIV Case-Finding: Beyond Infant Testing

Despite global progress in HIV treatment for children, the gap between adult and paediatric treatment coverage continues to widen.

Cover of the document screenshot Strengthening capacity in translating evidence to action: Data mentoring and the journey to triple elimination

The report outlines the progress and achievements in the triple elimination of vertical transmission of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) over the last two decades. The data mentorship pro

Cover of the document Progress Report and Road Map for the Triple Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis B

This is the first report on progress towards the triple elimination of mother-to-child transmission (EMTCT) of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B virus (HBV) across 23 countries in the Middle East and North Africa/ Eastern Medi

Round-4-Brief-cover Ujana Salama: A Cash Plus Model for Safe Transitions to a Healthy and Productive Adulthood

The Ujana Salama (‘Safe Youth’ in Swahili) cash-plus model on youth well-being and safe, healthy and productive transitions to adulthood is an integrated social protection pilot that aims to improve the future economic opp

cover of A Cash Plus Model for Safe Transitions to a Healthy and Productive Adulthood: Round 4 Impact Evaluation Report A Cash Plus Model for Safe Transitions to a Healthy and Productive Adulthood: Round 4 Impact Evaluation Report

The report presents the round-four findings from the impact evaluation of the Ujana Salama cash-plus model for safe transitions to a healthy and productive adulthood.

Roger et al 2024 Systematic review cash plus or bundled inventions targeting adolescents in Africa to reduce HIV risk
Cover of the brief Best practices and common bottlenecks in EMTCT in seven priority countries

This brief reviews existing resources and analyses potential bottlenecks for the processes in applying for EMTCT/Path to Elimination and to strengthen ongoing PMTCT programmes in such applications. Eight UNICEF priority co

GACA Toolkit cover Global Alliance Communications and Advocacy Toolkit

pregnant mother and spouse holding child Introducing a framework for implementing triple elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and HBV

This 2023 framework from WHO and partners guides operationalization of a person-centred and integrated approach to interventions that country programmes can use to effectively scale-up triple elimination efforts and reach

icasa cover ICASA 2023 Roadmap , Y+ Global Roadmap for Youth Sessions at ICASA , Satellite Session - UNICEF Child Budgeting Series Zimbabwe , Satellite Session: Breakthrough Partnership , Satellite Session: Global Alliance to End AIDS in Children by 2030

The 22nd International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) is taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe on 4-9 December, 2023.

Pregnant adolescent girl holding medicine Leveraging the Learning: Insights from HIV Programming for Pregnant and Parenting Adolescent Girls

This brief, the first in UNICEF's new Leveraging the Learning series, sets out to leverage the learnings from holistic, integrated, multisectoral, and age- and gender-responsive approaches to respond to and reduce

Young woman in front of wall 2023 Global Snapshot on HIV and AIDS: Progress and priorities for children, adolescents and pregnant women , 2023 Regional Snapshot on HIV and AIDS: West and Central Africa , 2023 Regional Snapshot on HIV and AIDS: Eastern and Southern Africa , 2023 Regional Snapshot on HIV and AIDS: Middle East and North Africa

UNICEF's annual global and regional epidemiological and response snapshots of Eastern and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa, based on the UNAIDS 2023 HIV estimates.

Mother holding child Ending AIDS in Children - JIAS Viewpoint on World Children's Day 2023

In this viewpoint Getting back on track to ending AIDS in Children: It could just be easier than you think, published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society on World Children's Day, 20 November 2023, UNI

Covers of the 6 evidence-to-action briefs. Increased Screening for Adolescents at High Risk of Antiretroviral Non-Adherence , Pregnancy and Motherhood among Adolescent Girls Affected by HIV , Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Young People Affected by HIV , New Evidence and Programming Implications for Adolescent Pathways in HIV Care in Sub-Saharan Africa , Mental Health and Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence among Adolescents Living with HIV  , New Evidence on the Impact of Violence on ART Adherence amongst Adolescents Living with HIV

With support from the Joint UN 2gether 4SRHR programme, a research partnership with the University of Oxford and University of Cape Town was established with the aim to improve HIV, SRH, and the overall well-being of adole

Cover of synthesis report UNICEF-Synthesis-of-Evidence-to-Action-2023.pdf

This synthesis report reflects a comprehensive review of the body of research undertaken through the Evidence-to-Action partnership.

    Adolescent girl laughing on cover page

    This second edition of AA-HA! guidance to support country implementation builds on the first edition published in 2017.

    young HIV advocates at Y+ ESARO Story: Young Advocates Stand Up to Stigma Article from the UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office highlighting young HIV advocates addressing stigma and misinformation. 2023
    VLS Treands 2023 Study (PDF, 8MB) , 2021 Study (PDF, 2MB) , 2021 Advocacy Brief (PDF, 561KB)

    In 2022 an estimated 930,000 children (aged 0-14 years) were living with HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa. Nearly one-third of these children were not receiving lifesaving treatment.