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Report Training Guide
24 January 2021

Project YES! Youth engaging for success: report and training guides

Download Report │ Youth peer mentor pre-service training (Youth peer mentor guide or Facilitator guide) │ Youth peer mentor in-service training (Youth peer mentor guide or Facilitator guide)

This study examined the impact of Project YES!, a youth peer mentoring program, with well-trained youth employed at the clinic level, on improving viral suppression and reducing internalized stigma among HIV-positive AYA attending four HIV clinics in Ndola, Zambia.

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Journal Article
30 January 2021

Examining the relationship between physical and sexual violence and psychosocial health in young people living with HIV in rural South Africa

Go to article on the Journal of the International AIDS Society website

This article summarizes a study that aimed to quantify the associations between physical and sexual violence and depressive symptoms in youth living with HIV in rural South Africa and explore the modification of these associations by key measures of psychosocial well-being.

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Journal Article
30 January 2021

‘So hurt and broken’: A qualitative study of experiences of violence and HIV outcomes among Zambian youth living with HIV

Go to article on the Global Public Health website

Emerging data show associations between violence victimisation and negative HIV outcomes among youth in sub-Saharan Africa. This article summarizes in-depth interviews conducted with adolescents and young adults living with HIV (aged 15-24 years) in Ndola, Zambia, to better understand this relationship.

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Journal Article
10 August 2020

“Most of what they do, we cannot do!” How lay health workers respond to barriers to uptake and retention in HIV care among pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in Malawi

Go to article on the BMJ Global Health website

This qualitative study sought to examine how prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) LHW deployed by Malawi’s three most prevalent community-facility linkage models respond to known barriers to access and retention to antiretroviral therapy and PMTCT.

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