Tools and Curricula

CARE & SUPPORT
Integrating Mental Health into HIV Services Standard Operating Procedures & Training Manual

Integrating Mental Health into HIV Services Standard Operating Procedures & Training Manual

This training package was developed to support a pilot project for MH and HIV integration at the community level such that health facilities, community-based organizations (CBOs), and traditional medical practitioners (TMPs) can collaborate to support MH screening and service provision for PLHIV in Zimbabwe.


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Tools to Increase and Sustain Co-trimoxazole Use

Limited awareness of the benefits of Co-trimoxazole use among health care providers and service recipients in lower-income countries is a key barrier to its access and use; in response, AIDSTAR-One developed provider and client educational tools to increase prescription and use for eligible individuals.


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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Training Curriculum

This training resource aims to address problems around water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) at health facilities to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV and their families.


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Palliative Care and Pain Management

Palliative care is a key component of caring and supporting people living with HIV; this guide targets clinicians to improve their knowledge and skills in managing pain in an African clinical setting, paying special attention to children's needs and is accompanied by a self-directed e-learning guide that supports ongoing education.


FIELD SUPPORT/CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES
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Toolkit for Transition of Care and Other Services for Adolescents Living with HIV

This toolkit is designed to support healthcare and community care providers, families, caregivers, and the adolescents themselves with the transition of care, support and transition services from pediatric to adult care. A trainer's manual for health care providers is also included.


Ampliándonos hacia lo diverso: manual de capacitación sobre salud sexual y diversidad sexual para profesionales de atención primaria en salud

Ampliándonos hacia lo diverso: manual de capacitación sobre salud sexual y diversidad sexual para profesionales de atención primaria en salud

En fechas recientes ha aumentado el número de médicos , personal de enfermería, trabajo social y otros profesionales de la salud que han recibido capacitación en temas relacionados con VIH, el uso de antiretrovirales, información epidemiológica, consejería en el tema y otras cuestiones técnicas.


GENDER & HIV
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Program Guide for Integrating GBV Prevention and Response in PEPFAR Programs

Like HIV, gender-based violence (GBV) has implications for almost every aspect of health and development; this guide serves as a tool for program managers to not only begin to address GBV within their programs, but also to plan for greater integration and coordination within country teams when designing workplans and budgets.


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Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) Gender & Health Toolkit from K4Health

The K4Health Project IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit provides practical and hands-on how-to resources for gender integration and mainstreaming in health policies, programs, and institutions.


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Resources for the Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence

These technical considerations and accompanying job aids serve as a guide for medical providers to address and respond to the unique needs and rights of children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation.


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Facilitating South-to-South Technical Support Toolkit

AIDSTAR-One's "how-to" framework and related tools guide productive collaborations between technical assistance (TA) providers in gender & HIV program integration and organizations seeking to strengthen their capacity in this area.


HIV TESTING & COUNSELING
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CDC Handbook for Planning, Implementing, and Monitoring, Home-Based HIV Testing and Counselling

The purpose of this handbook is to provide practical guidance on ways to address these challenges and to outline some of the key considerations when planning, implementing, and monitoring HBHTC.


INJECTION SAFETY
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Assessment of Infection Prevention and Patient Safety Commodities in Ethiopia

This assessment used a consultative approach to develop a national standardized and prioritized list of IPPS commodities for all levels of health care facilities, and quantified the annual need of infection prevention and patient safety (IPPS) commodities for the four levels of health care facilities in Ethiopia. This report summarizes the findings of the assessment.


PMTCT
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Mother-Infant Health Cards

Health care workers providing care and follow-up to the mother or the infant can use health cards that specify infection status and HIV exposure.


PREVENTION
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Resource Tool for Structural Approaches to HIV Prevention - DRAFT

This draft resource tool provides guidance on operationalizing structural programming for HIV prevention. The tool is designed to help both U.S. Government teams and decision makers who set funding priorities for interventions as well as national HIV programs and planners.


TREATMENT
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Draft Capacity Assessment Tool: Transitioning Management and Leadership of PEPFAR HIV Care and Treatment Programs to Local Partners

The focus of this draft tool is on the assessment of capacity at the country level to take on greater responsibility and accountability for planning, organizing, and managing HIV care and treatment programs and services.


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Pediatric HIV Treatment Toolkit

In April 2008, the World Health Organization (WHO) Technical Reference Group for Paediatric HIV/Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and Care released a series of nine updated recommendations for diagnostic testing, initiation of treatment, and appropriate treatment regimens for HIV-exposed and -infected infants. These guidelines were updated again in 2010.


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Pediatric & Youth Disclosure Materials

This series of booklets is designed to aid caregivers of children living with HIV in the step-by-step pediatric disclosure process.