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A Client-Centered Counseling Framework. REDI offers a comprehensive approach and training curriculum to strengthen counseling for contraception. If you see Herman, ask him about his work in Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations with EngenderHealth, transforming lives and communities through peer outreach on familyplanning.
For presentation topics and schedule, click here: Agency for International Development—funded project on which EngenderHealth worked as a partner, determined that program staff working at the municipal and district levels and staff of community organizations needed additional training on HIV, gender, and youth.
An advantage of the modular arrangement is that rather than having to set aside large blocks of time for training workshops, exercises and modules can "Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations" conducted on a stand-alone basis through sessions as short as two to three hours, or, if time permits, over a day or several days, or intermittently over a number of weeks or months.
The toolkit also provides a detailed outline of the key principles and techniques of participatory learning.
Integrating Family Planning and Antiretroviral Therapy: A Client-Oriented Service Model Service integration is an approach in which health care providers use opportunities to engage a client in addressing broader health and social needs beyond those prompting the initial health care encounter. Integrated programming can take many forms, both "Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations" the health sector and between sectors such as integration between health and environment programs.
Integration of family planning services with antiretroviral therapy ART services offers an opportunity to support the basic human right of people living with HIV to achieve their reproductive intentions. While this guide focuses on the integration of family planning with ART, the approach and principles are applicable for integrating core and additional services, whatever they may be.
This program guide has a potentially wide Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations of audiences and applications. Donors, implementing organizations, technical advisors and supervisors, trainers, counselors, and community health personnel may all find this guide helpful in thinking through the steps needed to make service integration a programming reality.
These achievements have been highlighted in 16 project briefs, available as PDFs below. Clinical trials using the Shang Ring device for male circumcision in Africa: These include a proof of concept study, a study of delayed removal of the Shang Ring, two studies comparing Shang Ring circumcision to conventional surgical approaches, and a large field trial to evaluate safety of Shang Ring circumcision during routine service delivery.
Results from these studies demonstrate that the Shang Ring has an excellent safety profile and that Shang Ring circumcision is relatively easy to teach and learn, making Shang Ring MC an appealing technique for use in sub-Saharan Africa where doctors are in short supply and non-physician providers such as nurses and clinical officers are playing a major role in providing MC.
Guidance for Program Managers, Health Workers, and Activists While women and girls living with HIV should be able to exercise the same rights as everyone else—including to choose freely if and when to become pregnant—this is often not the case. Even in Brazil, which has one of the most progressive HIV programs in the world, yet where the face of HIV is increasingly female, women have faced a host of challenges.
Guidance for Program Managers, Health Workers, and Activists draws on lessons learned in Brazil to offer guidance and recommendations for creating programs that protect and promote the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls living with HIV and AIDS. Based on experiences in Brazil, the report presents guidance in four key programmatic areas:. Download this publication in English 3.
A Manual for Trainers and Programme Managers This manual, developed in collaboration with the International Community of Women Living with HIV ICWprovides information and a structure for a four-day training and a two-day planning workshop that will enable program managers and health workers to provide comprehensive, nonjudgmental, and high-quality SRH care and support to HIV-positive women and adolescent girls.
The manual is designed for a local context with limited resources. Furthermore, they must have the proper training, support, and supplies to provide services safely, in ways that make their clients feel comfortable. They must also be able to make appropriate referrals for prevention, treatment, care, and support, as necessary. The COPE tools for MC offer a structured Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations for assessing the unique considerations inherent in the delivery of MC services, regardless of whether services are provided through a health facility or through mobile outreach teams.
Download this publication PDF, 1. The tools address such issues as information, education, informed consent, confidentiality, disclosure of HIV status, clinical management of HIV, antiretroviral treatment, palliative care, counseling on drug adherence, positive prevention, monitoring drug toxicity and viral load, HIV-TB coinfection, referrals to home and community-based care, integration of SRH and HIV services, and community action to reduce stigma and discrimination and increase support for HIV prevention and care services.
Download this publication PDF, kb. The tools address such issues as information, education, informed consent, disclosure of HIV status, counseling on HIV prevention and care, condom promotion, HIV counseling and testing approaches, laboratory diagnostics, referrals to care and treatment services both at the health facility and in the community, integration of SRH and HIV services, and community action to reduce stigma and discrimination and increase support for HIV prevention and care services.
A Framework for Integrating Family Planning and Antiretroviral Therapy Services This document is intended to stimulate critical thinking about programmatic gaps related to the reproductive health needs of women and couples living with HIV and to help community- and facility-based providers of HIV care and treatment and their supervisors tailor services to reflect the family planning needs of the users and communities they serve.
Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations at service delivery considerations for achieving integration.
Family Planning-Integrated Antiretroviral Therapy: As a result, the unmet need for family planning FP and reproductive health RH services among people living with HIV is growing, yet until recently, these needs have largely been overlooked. Health personnel often lack the knowledge and skills needed to help men and women to make free and informed decisions regarding their reproductive and contraceptive options, and they may be less equipped to support women receiving ART.
This curriculum presents a systems approach to integrating FP services with HIV care and treatment services. HIV Prevention in Maternal Health Services This two-volume set programming guide and training guide is designed to address the challenge of enabling HIV-negative women who become pregnant to remain infection-free.
Packaged with the programming guide is a key messages card, a stand-alone laminated Sexually transmitted infections and hiv/aids organizations showing 10 key prevention messages for counselors to impart to pregnant and postpartum women.
The training guide provides a series of activities designed to build the capacity of program managers and staff to offer integrated HIV and STI services for pregnant and postpartum clients within their particular service-delivery setting.
Also available in PDF: Preparing for Microbicide Introduction This report details the results of a qualitative study that explored a wide range of positive and negative issues likely to influence the introduction of microbicide use to prevent HIV transmission in South Africa.
By presenting the contextual and product-related concerns surrounding microbicides, the report paves the way for policy makers, program managers, and health care workers who may be planning to introduce microbicides to the public. Provides guidance in developing action plans to help the participants put what they have learned into practice at their service settings.
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