Learning Center

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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Document Download Description Year
young mother with her baby Technical brief: Giving priority to the needs of adolescent and young mothers living with HIV

This technical service delivery brief details core programmatic examples from across sub-Saharan Africa and key multi-sectoral strategic actions that demonstrate how governments, health facilities, social services, communi

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
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
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
Adolescent-friendly health services for adolescents living with HIV: from theory to practice Adolescent-friendly health services for adolescents living with HIV: from theory to practice

This publication primarily seeks to define and clarify the key elements of adolescent-friendly health services to help ensure that adolescents living with HIV receive appropriate and effective treatment, summarize existing

2019
Accelerating Access to POC VL Testing Brief Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (English) , Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (French)

This brief highlights the current scenario of policies and programmes related to point-of-care viral load testing among pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV.

2019
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: Sensitizing health workers to providing responsive care for adolescents and young people living with HIV Sensitizing health workers to providing responsive care for adolescents and young people living with HIV

The 95-95-95 targets will only be achieved with zero discrimination, including within healthcare settings.

2018
Child Survival Working Group - Policy Briefs Approaching 2020: Scaling up key interventions for children and adolescents living with HIV

Urgent and ambitious 2020 global targets are on the horizon, yet there has been insufficient progress in paediatric and adolescent HIV to date.

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2018
CSWG Policy Brief: Preventing and treating tuberculosis among children living with HIV Preventing and treating tuberculosis among children living with HIV

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in children living with HIV (CLHIV), particularly in TB endemic settings. TB in CLHIV is a

2018
sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV Cover Guideline on sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV.pdf

2017
Caring for People Living with HIV During the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Caring for People Living with HIV During the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone (2016)

Caring for people living with HIV during the ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.

2016
Mozambique Tratamento Antiretroviral e Infecções Oportunistas do Adulto, Adolescente, Grávida e Criança (2016) Mozambique Guidelines for ART (2016) - Pt

The guidelines are focused on HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, addressing specific issues for adults and adolescents, pregnant women and children. 

2016
Report: Optimizing Access for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women (2015) Optimizing Treatment Access for Women (2015)

Report on the external mid-term, formative evaluation of the Optimizing HIV Treatment Access (OHTA) for pregnant and breastfeeding women Initiative in Uganda, Malawi, Ivory Coast and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

2015
Report: Community-Facility Linkages to Support the Scale Up of Lifelong Treatment for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (2015) Community-Facility Linkages for Mothers Living with HIV (2015)

This report discusses how community-facility linkages can be used to support the scale up of lifelong treatment for pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV. It offers a conceptual framework and describes eleven pr

2015
Monitoring & Evaluation Framework for ART Treatment for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women Living with HIV & Their Infants Option B/B+ M&E Framework (2015)

The purpose of this framework is to provide operational guidance on monitoring and evaluation of pregnant and breastfeeding women receiving ART for life and their HEIs. This document is organized around a series of recomme

2015
Conducting HIV Surveillance among Pregnant Women Guidelines for Conducting HIV Surveillance among Pregnant Women attending Antenatal Clinics Based on Routine Programme Data.pdf

This document is written for national HIV surveillance programme staff responsible for monitoring trends in country HIV epidemics.

2015
Promising Practices & Key Operational Considerations for Community-Facility Linkages in the Scale up of Lifelong ART Promising Practices & Key Operational Considerations for Community-Facility Linkages in ART Scale-Up (2015)

Research commissioned by UNICEF through the OHTA Initiative Presented by Laurie Ackerman Gulaid, Consultant

2014 IATT Webinar Series

2014