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Community-based Approach Prevents HIV in Children and Keeps HIV+ Mothers Healthy in Bondo, Kenya

In Africa, HIV and AIDS affects women and mothers at a greater rate than men, creating a heavy disease burden among families. When parents die of the disease, children are left orphaned or given to the care of relatives who may not have the means to raise them. Pregnant and breastfeeding women who are infected with HIV also run the risk of transmitting the disease to their children.

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ROADS II Video: Transforming Corridors of Risk into Pathways of Prevention and Hope

FHI 360 congratulates PEPFAR for 10 years of improving lives worldwide. Read more >>

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Building Capacity: Racking Warehouses in Ethiopia

Ethiopia will play a large role in meeting the global goal of putting 15 million people on HIV treatment by 2015 and in helping create an AIDS-free generation. Read more >>

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#AskAg Twitter Chat: Intersection of HIV and AIDS & Food Security

Do you wonder how we can improve food security for HIV-affected households? Do you ask yourself how activities in the agriculture sector and for improving economic growth can play a role in helping these vulnerable populations? Well, then please join us on Thursday, May 23 from 12-1:30 pm EDT for an #AskAg Twitter Chat on […]

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Living Positively: The Importance of Pediatric HIV Disclosure

Senior Treatment Officer Bisola Ojikutu, at AIDSTAR-One, discusses the positive, transformative effects disclosing an HIV status have for children living with HIV. Read more >>

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Inspiration for the Journey to an HIV Vaccine

All the evidence today suggests that, if we persevere, it is just a matter of time before HIV vaccines become available. Read more >>

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The Best Mother’s Day Gift of All

Every day, around 1,000 babies are born with HIV, and there is a growing
recognition that we can decrease that number to near zero. Read more >>

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Using Technology For STH Control

The reach of mobile phones into even the poorest and most remote parts of the world has shown these devices to be the tool of choice for civil and social transformation. Read more >>

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The Story Behind the Headline: Investments in Implementation Science Tackle HIV Prevention in Swaziland

USAID, through PEPFAR, is partnering with a global health center at Columbia University to evaluate an innovative approach to HIV prevention in countries like Swaziland. Read more >>

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Book Review: “No Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses” by Peter Piot; Reviewed by Jennifer Albertini, USAID Africa

For many, childhood is a time of wonder and ambitious dreams to travel to foreign lands and work on issues of social justice. Often times, such dreams remain unfulfilled – but, not for Peter Piot. Read more >>

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