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Call for the acceleration of the elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission and antiretroviral treatment for children in West and Central Africa by 2020

Appel pour l’accélération de l’élimination de la transmission mère-enfant du VIH et le traitement antirétroviral chez l’enfant en Afrique de l’ouest et du centre d’ici 2020

Call for the acceleration of the elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission and antiretroviral treatment for children in West and Central Africa by 2020

Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!)

WHO launched in May the long-awaited Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to Support Country Implementation. Click here for the press-release and other resources. This is a guidance to operationalize the adolescent component of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2020). Interestingly, this new guidance moves away from entry points for adolescent health, as HIV and SRH, to address broader adolescent health issues.  Click here to access the AA-HA! guidance document.

Second Stocktaking Report (April 2008)

This report reviews advances made over the past year or so in four areas where HIV and AIDS affect children. It finds that most countries have made important gains in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and in paediatric treatment. Some countries have made progress towards HIV prevention goals,and more AIDS-affected children are benefiting from protection, care and support services. But much more remains to be done. The report also explains the need for improved norms, standards and guidelines to ensure effective implementation of programmes.

Monitoring HIV Impact Using Population-Based Surveys

This publication is an update of the 2005 guidelines for measuring national HIV prevalence in population-based surveys of the UNAIDS/WHO Working Group on Global HIV/AIDS and STI Surveillance.

The purpose of the revised guidelines is to assist programme officers in monitoring the HIV epidemic and the impact of the country’s AIDS response by designing and implementing population-based surveys that include HIV infection, sexually transmitted infections, and other bloodborne biomarkers.

On the Fast-Track to an AIDS-Free Generation

This report presents the final results of the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive. It summarizes country progress from 2009 to 2015. Entitled “On the Fast-track to an AIDS-Free Generation”, the report also highlights programmatic interventions undertaken at the country, regional and global levels. The end of the Global Plan heralds the new effort to stop pediatric AIDS, Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free, which was launched in 2016.