Mentor mothers support and empower pregnant women in protecting their babies from HIV infection and staying healthy.
In developing this revised document, WHO and the GVAC considered the input of national
programmes, regional validation teams and committees, and experts in the areas of programme,
data quality, laboratory standards, human rights, gender equality and community engagement.
Topic areas that needed revision were also discussed during face-to-face meetings of the GVAC
held in Geneva in June 2016 and June 2017.
DREAMS works together with partner governments to deliver a core package of interventions that combines evidence-based approaches that go beyond the health sector, addressing the structural drivers that directly and indirectly increase girls’ HIV risk. Not only is DREAMS an effort to reduce new HIV infections, but it aims to reduce other critical vulnerabilities such as gender-based violence.
This document is a multinational rights-based comprehensive sexuality education handbook to transform advocacy into a youth-led process using critical conversations, facilitation guides, and ally ship at multiple levels. Youth Advocates ACT! draws accessible models of problem identification and best practice initiatives for empowered youth ownership, including direct how-to’s in interpersonal communication and feasible reform of existing response. This guidance is intended for use by young advocates.
This toolkit is a practical tool that allows companies to identify, assess and address risks to children they interact with; aiming at preventing any physical, sexual and emotional abuse and maltreatment by employees and other persons whom the company is responsible for. The Toolkit guides companies through six steps in the process of assessing their safeguarding risks and developing a child safeguarding program.
With the aim to understand more about the relative strengths and weaknesses of current tools and approaches being used for risk assessment within oral PrEP studies and implementation, and to make recommendations about their use within the context of rollout, this analysis aimed to answer the following questions: 1) What risk assessment tools and processes are used in the delivery of oral PrEP, and how are they used? 2) How do tools and processes help identify those at substantial risk of HIV infection?
Council researchers, with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are leading the implementation science component of the DREAMS initiative – assessing different aspects of the various approaches being used to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women – to determine what is working and what is not. This research will provide new evidence and guide program models that DREAMS partners need to: 1. Reach girls and young women and their sexual partners at high risk of HIV infection; 2. Link them and their partners with essential resources; 3.