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Both NGO and community-based organization (CBO) approaches can benefit HIV program management. This case study explores the significant role of com

The Samastha Project aimed to provide a comprehensive program of networked HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services for most-at-risk po

In Andhra Pradesh, India, the Samastha Project utilized an innovative community-based micro-planning process to train HIV peer outreach workers. Th

The Targeted Outreach Project (TOP) provides HIV prevention services, as well as social, civic, and educational programs, for sex workers and men w

In Karnataka, India, HIV testing and counseling services have revealed unexpectedly high levels of TB-HIV co-infection. In response, the Samastha P

Social stigma and fear impede HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support efforts. This case study examines how a collaboration led by the Avert P

In areas of high HIV prevalence, people living with HIV often fail to adhere to their treatment not because HIV care is unavailable, but because th

There continues to be a tremendous focus on enrolling people in treatment programs and ensuring that they remain in care. This case study examines

In many cases, HIV programming collapses transgender people under the umbrella category of men who have sex with men without taking into considerat

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widely recognized as both a cause and a consequence of HIV infection. To help program managers integrate GBV prevent

In India, most new HIV infections are concentrated in specific groups within the population and in certain areas of the country. To effectively r

Gender norms affect the behavior and life choices of both men and women. In Vietnam, these norms sometimes drive people into situations where they

Integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender norms is an increasingly important component of HIV programs. Howev

Programs focused on promoting gender equity and combating detrimental gender norms play a key role in HIV prevention. This case study (one of nine

Integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender norms is an increasingly important component of HIV programs, including

Launched in 2003, the Avahan-India HIV prevention program has become a global model for combination HIV prevention programming that meets the compl

Through their innovative Community Popular Opinion Leader (CPOL) approach, the Y.R. Gaitonde Center for AIDS Research and Education (Y.R.G. CARE) p

A step-by-step example of how a program in Vietnam integrated mental health services into 1) a HIV care and treatment program and 2) a methadone ma

Recent studies confirm that globally men who have sex with men (MSM) are at significantly greater risk for HIV infection than other adults of repro

Promising Practice

The 100% condom use programme is a collaborative program between local authorities (health services, police, public security,

Middle-income countries with adequate health system infrastructure and willingness to provide PMTCT services can implement dif

The project was organized to promote the use of health services and STI treatment for sex workers to reduce HIV incidence. The

The Aksi Stop AIDS (ASA) Project, the centerpiece of FHI's portfolio in Indonesia, is designed to assist the National AIDS Com

In this HIV prevention trial sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 34 communities in Africa (in South A

This study examines the role of incentives in encouraging companies in Thailand to adopt workplace policies and programs that

Technical Consultation Material

August 2012, Bangkok, Thailand - From August 28-30, 2012, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) most-at-risk popula

April 2011, Thailand - AIDSTAR-One organized this technical consultation to present and review the use of HIV rapid tests, focusing on progr

February 2009, India - This meeting centered on a discussion of essential program dimensions that must be part of any effort to reach MARP

Report

In 2007, Cambodia initiated “Healthcare Provider-Initiated Testing and Counseling,” in which health care providers in specialty clinics would recom

Although Thailand has made significant improvement in mitigating its HIV epidemic, it has not effectively reached men who have sex with men (MSM)

Spotlight

In countries battling the most severe HIV epidemics in the world, there is yet another powerful and under-addressed structural force at play: the u

Technical Brief

A promising development approach for addressing food and nutrition insecurity for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) is permaculture. In the con

A growing body of research suggests that alcohol consumption is associated with the sexual behaviors that put people at risk for HIV. In develo

While gender, poverty, and gender-based violence alone do not define HIV risk, they increase women’s vulnerability. Gender-responsive economic em

Gender inequity is a fundamental driver in the HIV epidemic, and integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender no

Health Policy Initiative Document

Description of design and adoption of HIV prevention curricula for Islamic middle schools in East Java, Indonesia.

This paper describes how projects supported by USAID, including the HPI, helped Vietnam to greatly improve its HIV policy and legal framework.