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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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Report
30 January 2021

Improving PMTCT outcomes for mother-infant pairs through community-facility linkage: Results from a mixed methods study in Malawi

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This report summarizes findings from Project SOAR's “Maternal-Infant Retention Study” in Malawi which aimed to rigorously characterize three community-facility linkage models and comparing their impact against each other and the “traditional” standard of care according to routinely collected health outcomes for mother-infant pairs, including maternal retention in care and viral suppression, and infant HIV-free survival.

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Report
30 January 2021

Assessment of community-based ART service model linking female sex workers to HIV care and treatment in Blantyre and Mangochi, Malawi

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This report summarizes findings from a study Project SOAR and partners conducted in Malawi to: assess whether acquiring antiretroviral medication through community-based drop-in centers would appeal to female sex workers, describe any observed effects on treatment outcomes, and  identify opportunities for improvement should this model be selected for future scale-up.

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Results Brief
30 January 2021

Factors influencing HIV care outcomes among adolescents living with HIV in rural South Africa

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This brief summarizes findings from a study that sought to better understand HIV care outcomes among HIV-positive adolescents in the Agincourt Health and Socio-Demographic Surveillance System site in rural Mpumalanga Province, South Africa in the era of universal test and treat so we can better inform HIV care programs targeting this vulnerable population.

 

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Report
30 January 2021

The power and process of shifting gender norms: Insights from a randomized controlled trial in South Africa

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In this report from a randomized controlled trial of Tsima ra rihanyu (“working together for health”) in South Africa, authors explore the types of gender norms that are salient for women and men, how these relate to HIV testing and treatment, and the pathways through which gender norms operate to affect women’s and men’s HIV service use and experience and perpetration of intimate partner violence.

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