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Journal Article
28 April 2021

HIV risk screening and HIV testing among orphans and vulnerable children in community settings in Tanzania: Acceptability and fidelity to lay-cadre administration of the screening tool

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In this article, authors discuss a study which aimed to assess the fidelity to which an HIV risk screening tool was administered by lay workers and acceptability of delivering home-based screening coupled with HIV testing to beneficiaries in an orphans and vulnerable children program.

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Journal Article
28 April 2021

Depressive symptoms, HIV-related stigma and ART adherence among caregivers of children in vulnerable households in rural southern Malawi

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In this article, researchers examine factors associated with depressive symptoms among caregivers living in vulnerable households in Malawi and assess how reported depressive symptoms and other factors affect antiretroviral (ART) adherence among caregivers who report testing positive for HIV and currently on ART.

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Journal Article
28 April 2021

Importance of support groups to the health and well-being of vulnerable children and young people living with HIV: a case study of the Kids Clubs program in Haiti

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This article describes program enrollment and participant engagement, antiretroviral treatment adherence and viral suppression among participants, and other outcomes attributed to the program by participants, caregivers, and program implementers.

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Journal Article
24 March 2021

Timing of HIV testing among pregnant and breastfeeding women and risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Malawi: a sampling-based cohort study

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In this article, authors discuss their findings from estimating the association between the timing of last positive HIV test (during pregnancy vs. breastfeeding) and outcomes of maternal viral suppression and mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Malawi’s prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program.

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Journal Article
30 January 2021

Integrated psychosocial, economic strengthening, and clinical service-delivery to improve health and resilience of adolescents living with HIV and their caregivers: Findings from a prospective cohort study in Zambia

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To evaluate delivery of integrated psychosocial, economic strengthening, and clinical services to HIV-affected households through the Zambia Family (ZAMFAM) Project, a prospective cohort study compared socio-economic, psychosocial, and health outcomes among ZAMFAM beneficiaries to non-beneficiaries.

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Results Brief
30 January 2021

HIV knowledge, service utilization, and exposure to DREAMS among male partners of adolescent girls and young women in Malawi

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This brief summarizes findings from a qualitative study in Malawi on men’s knowledge of HIV, use of HIV services, stigma, and exposure to PEPFAR’s DREAMS (Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS-free Mentored and Safe) program which took a multi-sectoral approach to reduce HIV risk among adolescent girls and young women and their male partners.

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