Increasing adult mortality due to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving children. Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on child health and education.
Report on access to treatment to HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Malawi has had a rising population of orphans and vulnerable children who are reported to lack care, food, educational opportunities and adult role models.
Public Law 109-95, the Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 was signed into law four years ago to respond to the global orphans and vulnerable children crisis. It calls for the U.S.
The AIDS Mitigation Initiative to Enhance Care and Support in Bukavu, Lubumbashi and Matadi (AMITIE) Project was a four-year community-led, cross-sectoral project to reduce transmission and mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS in three of Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) major urban c
A goal of orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) programs is to improve wellbeing. Yet, measuring wellbeing has proven to be an elusive concept for many engaged in OVC programming.
The Way We Care was written by FHI staff for all readers, including those for whom English is a second language. The manual aims to improve the knowledge and skills of people who implement or support services for vulnerable children, youth, and families affected by disease, poverty, and trauma.
The theme of the 2010 GMR on Reaching and Teaching the Most Marginalized has particular relevance for the IATT on Education as marginalization is a cause of HIV risk and vulnerability, and often a consequence of being HIV-positive.
This publication is addressed to people who work with adolescents in West Africa, be it as teachers, nurses or social workers, as activists, politicians or bureaucrats, in national institutions or in international organisations.
WHO revised the first version of a Guide to Monitoring and Evaluation for Collaborative TB/HIV Activities which was published in 2004 to reflect further field experience in monitoring TB/HIV activities and to harmonize the indicators with revisions of the Organization's recommended TB and HIV rec