Category: HIV/AIDS

  • African Journal of AIDS Research
  • African Recovery - Special Edition on AIDS 2004
    • This special reprint edition of Africa Recovery documents some of the key developments in Africa’s struggle against the disease, and highlights the efforts of Africans and their international partners to turn back the tide. The articles include an analysis of the role of men in prevention, a look at efforts to reduce HIV transmission in the military, and the terrible combination of famine and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa.
  • African Renewal
    • A website offering information on the AIDS situation in Africa, it's current status, and prevention techniqes and information.
  • Columbia Clinical Manual
    • Contains 24 chapters organized into seven sections: family care coordination; adherence assessment and support; psychosocial assessment and support; nutritional assessment and support; clinical care of adults; clinical care of infants and children; and of the caregiver. Chapters on the care of infants and children with HIV/AIDS have also been collected into the ICAP Pediatric Clinical Manual.
  • Common at Its Core: HIV-Related Stigma Across Contexts
    • This report presents findings from studies of HIV-related stigma in four countries: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Vietnam. The report discusses root causes, common expressions, and consequences of stigma, and suggests anti-stigma measures suitable for adaptation in the African and Asian regions.
  • Creating and Validating an Algorithm to Measure AIDS Mortality in the Adult Population Using Verbal Autopsy
    • Vital registration and cause of death reporting is incomplete in the countries in which the HIV epidemic is most severe. A reliable tool that is independent of HIV status is needed for measuring the frequency of AIDS deaths and ultimately the impact of antiretroviral therapy on mortality.
  • Engaging Men in HIV and AIDS at the Community Level
    • This interactive manual offers master trainers approaches for working with community-based health outreach workers and gender activists a means to mobilize community members to take action related to HIV, AIDS and gender. Following a brief section defining male gender norms linkage to negative health outcomes, the manual offers numerous strategies for community engagement for change, such as conducting a needs assessment, conducing marches and rallies, engaging theatre practitioners, among others. Utilizing an ecological model linked to the formation of community action teams (CATs), the manual offers strategies to reach various community members for actual and sustain change specific to HIV, AIDS and men.
  • Engaging Men in HIV and AIDS at the Service Delivery Level
    • Designed for trainers of health workers, this manual offers skills-building sessions on developing more male-friendly health services. Utilizing participatory and experiential activities, the manual examines attitudinal and structure barriers that inhibit men from seeking HIV and AIDS services (both from the client and providers perspectives), as well as strategies for overcoming such barriers.
  • Gender Inequality and HIV
    • An article describing how gender disparity can lead to differences in perception and treatment of men and women with HIV.
  • HIV Basics (Part 1)
    • Basic concepts in HIV including biology of the virus; epidemiology and modes of infection; prevention fundamentals for sexual transmission; additional approaches to prevention.
  • HIV Curriculum for the Health Professional
    • A comprehensive curriculum on HIV/AIDS intended for use by nurses, physicians, dentists, social workers, counselors, home care workers, and students. Each module has been designed to be as complete and user-friendly as possible, and includes key points, objectives, case studies, review questions and references.
  • HIV Health and Your Community (Hesperian)
    • A thorough, easy-to-understand guide for health workers throughout the world. Designed as a manual for people confronting the HIV pandemic in their communities, it is easily accessible to those with little medical or technical knowledge.
  • HIV/AIDS and the Public Sector Workforce
    • Offers practical guidance on creating or expanding HIV/AIDS workplace programs for civil services.
  • HIV/AIDS Information Guide
    • This CD-ROM contains much of the information found on the CDC Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention Web site
  • HIV/AIDS Minicourse
    • This course is designed for reproductive health and other health care providers, staff, planners, and managers in resource-poor settings who would like to improve their knowledge of HIV and AIDS, with the end result of improving the services provided to their clients. Although these are the primary audiences for this course, the information may be useful to others interested in learning more about HIV and AIDS.
  • Integrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care
    • The overall objective of this course is to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes of healthcare service providers requisite to the provision of comprehensive care to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.
  • Journal of the International AIDS Society
    • The JIAS covers HIV-related topics from across all scientific disciplines, including but not limited to:Basic and biomedical sciences; Behavioural sciences and epidemiology; Clinical sciences; Health economics and health policy; Operations research and implementation sciences; and, Social sciences and humanities, including political sciences and media. The JIAS prioritizes submissions from operational research and implementation science as publication of such material can provide valuable information on various algorithms for monitoring and providing support for comprehensive, yet affordable and sustainable treatment, prevention and care programmes in different contexts. Submission of HIV research carried out in low- and middle-income countries is strongly encouraged.
  • Making Comprehensive Care for HIV a Reality in African Urban Slums
    • With support from the Rockefeller Fund, Jhpiego/Kenya implemented a comprehensive HIV/AIDS program in the Nairobi slums of Korogocho and Viwandani. Working with the community to identify the health care needs, and the sustainable strategies to address those needs, Jhpiego has strengthened health care facilities, increased community awareness and support for HIV-affected people, and empowered people living with HIV/AIDS. This report provides an in-depth look at the realities facing Africa with respect to urbanization and HIV; appendices provide full documentation, survey tools and responses.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programmes
    • This page contains course modules, handouts and other training materials from a workshop on monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS programs that was implemented by MEASURE Evaluation and our regional partners at the School of Health Sciences and Public Health at University of Pretoria in August 2006.
  • Women and AIDS: Have You Heard us Today?
    • The World AIDS Campaign for 2004 is on “Women, Girls and HIV/AIDS”. This theme reflects how women are biologically, socially and economically more vulnerable to HIV infection, especially in regions hardest hit by the epidemic.