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Welcome to the Learning Collaborative. This learning centre is intended to be a gathering place where users share the latest knowledge and evidence to catalyze innovation, sustain the HIV response and end AIDS for every child.

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Evidence-based practices for retention in care of mother-infant pairs in the context of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa EBP for retention in care for EMTCT in Eastern and Southern Africa

This document outlines evidence-based practices for retention in care of mother-infant pairs in the context of elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (EMTCT) in Eastern and Southern Africa.

2019
New Horizons Disclosure of HIV Status Toolkit Disclosure of HIV Status Toolkit for Pediatric and Adolescent Populations

This toolkit was developed by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) with funding from a consulting agreement with Johnson & Johnson, in support of the New Horizons Advancing Pediatric HIV Care Collabor

2019
Global Breastfeeding Collective: Advocacy Brief on Breastfeeding and HIV Advocacy Brief on Breastfeeding and HIV

Led by UNICEF and WHO, the Global Breastfeeding Collective is a partnership of more than 20 prominent international agencies calling on donors, policymakers, philanthropists and civil society to increase investment in brea

2019
Dakar Call: Renewed Commitment Dakar Call: Renewed Commitment , Appel de Dakar: Renouvellement d'Engagement , Apelo de Dakar: Renovação de Compromisso

At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal in January 2019, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urged countries in Western and Central Africa to strengthen their commitments towards EMTCT and universal coverage for paediatric testing an

2019
The Latest Science in HIV and AIDS - Q4 2018 Research Summary_Q4-2018-Newsletter.pdf 2018
poc breif connectivity Connectivity Issue Brief - POC.pdf

Decentralized diagnostic testing using point-of-care (POC) or near-POC platforms can significantly improve patient care by expanding access to critical diagnostic services, reducing result turnaround time (TAT), and improv

2018
poc brief Connectivity Issue Brief - POC - French.pdf

Les tests de diagnostic décentralisés réalisés au moyen de plates-formes présentes sur les lieux de soins ou à proximité peuvent considérablement améliorer les soins prodigués aux patients en élargissant l’accè

2018
POC EID Implementation Approaches English POC EID Implementation Approaches - English , POC EID Implementation Approaches - French

Expanding access to POC early infant diagnosis: Implementation approaches and testing strategies

2018
Strengthening POC Early Infant Diagnosis Towards the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS Strengthening Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis ENGLISH

A game changer for paediatric HIV, point-of-care early infant diagnosis (POC EID) is an innovative approach to strengthen EID programs, and improve health outcomes for the youngest and most vulnerable children.

2018
Strengthening POC Early Infant Diagnosis Towards the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS Strengthening Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis FRENCH

Susceptible de changer la donne en matière de traitement pédiatrique du VIH, le dépistage précoce du nourrisson (DPN) sur le lieu de soins est une approche innovante visant à renforcer les programmes de DPN et il amé

Care of infant Care of the HIV-Exposed Infant Flipchart.pdf

CDC-Atlanta Maternal Child HIV Branch and International Lab Branch, in collaboration with partners, have developed tools to support health care workers and laboratorians to provide services to HIV-exposed infants, includin

2018
Post-Market Surveillance

Post-market surveillance aims to ensure that IVDs continue to meet the same quality, safety and performance requirements as when they were initially pl

2018
research summary Summary of Research Articles - Q3 2018 2018
DBS Job Aids for the Clinic: DBS collection, drying, and packaging Collection of Dried Blood Spots - DBS - Clinic Job Aid.pdf

CDC-Atlanta Maternal Child HIV Branch and International Lab Branch, in collaboration with partners, have developed tools to support health care workers and laboratorians to provide services to HIV-exposed infants, includin

2018
HEI Toolkit: DBS Job Aids for Laboratory Receiving and Storing Dried Blood Spots - DBS - Laboratory Job Aid.pdf

CDC-Atlanta Maternal Child HIV Branch and International Lab Branch, in collaboration with partners, have developed tools to support health care workers and laboratorians to provide services to HIV-exposed infants, includin

2018
Chai Cover CHAI Site Selection Tool Guidance 2018
Site Monitoring Site Monitoring Guidance , Hub Testing Site - POC-EID.pdf , Spoke Site - POC-EID.pdf , Stand Alone Testing Site - POC-EID.pdf

Regular monitoring of POC EID implementation sites is crucial for ensuring the quality and efficacy of site-level operations throughout the pr

2018
competency Assessment Guide Guidance on Competency Assessments for POC EID Testing , Abbott-mPIMA Form , Cepheid-Xpert HIV 1 Quality Form

Regular assessments of the competency of POC EID device operators are crucial for ensuring the quality of the testing procedure at an individual level, and can also serve as a key component of a POC EID quality assurance (

2018
CSWG Policy Brief: Providing peer support for adolescents and young people living with HIV Providing peer support for adolescents and young people living with HIV

WHO recommends peer support, including peer counseling, for adolescents and young people living with HIV age 10-24 years (AYPLHIV).

2018
CSWG Policy Brief: Providing differentiated service delivery to children and adolescents Providing differentiated service delivery to children and adolescents

Children and adolescents living with HIV (CALHIV) have a lifetime of antiretroviral therapy (ART) ahead of them.

2018