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HIV Prevention Knowledge Base

A Collection of Research and Tools to Help You Find What Works in Prevention

Combination Approaches: An Overview of Combination Prevention

Link to important additional materials and websites

PEPFAR Announces Largest Study of Combination Prevention

U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). (2011).

This media note provides details on three PEPFAR-supported evaluations on combination prevention in Zambia and South Africa, Botswana, and Tanzania. A total of $45 million dollars over a four-year period was awarded to leading research organizations and universities to conduct the research. Critical research questions on combination prevention programs will be answered through these evaluations. Additional links are provided to the websites for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Institutes of Health.

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Practical Guidelines for Intensifying HIV Prevention

UNAIDS (2007)

These guidelines provide a “synthesis of essential prevention measures required for countries to ‘tailor your prevention plans’ in relation to the epidemic scenarios.” Topics include Prevention; Leadership; Know Your Epidemic; Match Your Response to the Epidemic; Prioritizing According to Epidemiological Scenario; Set Ambitious, Realistic, and Measurable Prevention Targets; Tailor Youth Prevention Plans; and Use Strategic Information to Stay on Course. Fifty-four references are provided and links to 21 Tools for HIV Prevention Planning are offered.

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