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COVID-19 creates new urgency for access to HIV self-testing, says global health agency Unitaid

This press release was originally published on Unitaid‘s website. The number of countries with self-testing policies in place has increased by nearly 15-fold since 2015, with

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COVID-19 | HIV & TB

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FIND and Unitaid invest $50 million to speed lifesaving testing and treatment solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontlines

This press release was originally published on Unitaid‘s website. New funding to the COVID-19 response across seven complementary grants will help fill testing and treatment

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COVID-19

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A new initiative will deliver enhanced malaria prevention to children under two across Africa through a WHO-recommended but under-implemented intervention

Originally published on unitaid.org. A safe, effective and affordable intervention for preventing malaria in infants (IPTi), has been recommended by the WHO since 2010, yet

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Malaria

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PSI MADAGASCAR AND PARTNERS SUPPORT NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF MOSQUITO NETS AHEAD OF PEAK MALARIA SEASON

Madagascar — On Tuesday, 24 August, in Vangaindrano district in the southeast of the island, Prime Minister Christian Ntsay launched the latest national campaign to

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Global Scale-up of HIV Self-Testing Reveals Important Lessons for Response to COVID-19 and Other Looming Epidemics

Johannesburg, 19 July 2021—HIV self-testing (HIVST) has rapidly become a standard approach to HIV diagnosis in many high burden settings in order to reach people

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HIV & TB

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Human-centered design lends a new approach to increase uptake of HIV services among South African men who have sex with men

Johannesburg – Population Services International (PSI) and Matchboxology, with support from the MSD Foundation, have launched a new initiative to improve access to HIV prevention, testing and treatment services for men

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HIV/Tuberculosis

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Lesotho: Dreams Programme Relaunched

THE United States Ambassador to Lesotho, Rebecca Gonzales, last night led the relaunch of the DREAMS Lesotho programme. DREAMS is an acronym for the Determined,

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HIV & TB

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ONG promove planeamento familiar porta a porta na capital de Moçambique

A organização não-governamental norte-americana Population Services International (PSI) em Moçambique criou um serviço de planeamento familiar porta a porta, na cidade de Maputo, para garantir

Practice Area:

Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Football increases HIV testing in Malawi by 30%

A project that used football to attract young people to raise awareness about HIV / AIDS increased HIV testing by around 30%, according to an impact assessment

Practice Area:

HIV & TB | HIVST

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Greenstar celebrates Mother’s Day with a commitment to female-health

Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM) conducted a special session on Facebook, to commemorate the occasion of Mother’s Day 2020. This emotionally rich event inspired the families,

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Maternal Health | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Because Hamiltonians Make Change: Mary Phillips ’11

Her path to a job with a nonprofit in Ethiopia began with Hamilton and a prestigious Watson Fellowship, with several career stops en route. Mary Phillips

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Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Maternité : espacer intelligemment les naissances

La maternité est une joie qui n’est pas offerte à toutes les femmes. Mais lorsqu’on se retrouve coincée entre deux accouchements rapprochés, cela peut perturber

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Maternal Health | Primary Care | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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How COVID-19 could complicate treatment for HIV patients

NAIROBI — As cases of COVID-19 rise globally, so are concerns about the toll this pandemic could have on populations living with HIV. This alarm

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COVID-19 | HIV & TB | HIV/Tuberculosis

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The spread of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Greater Mekong subregion: a molecular epidemiology observational study

Evidence suggests that the PfKelch13 mutations that confer artemisinin resistance in falciparum malaria have multiple independent origins across the Greater Mekong subregion, which has motivated

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Malaria is getting bigger and badder — and we’re not ready for it

Over the past 15 years, the number of annual deaths due to malaria has plummeted by about 400,000, according to the World Health Organization. Scientists

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Malaria

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Malaria risk factors and care-seeking behaviour within the private sector among high-risk populations in Vietnam: a qualitative study

Vietnam has successfully reduced malaria incidence by more than 90% over the past 10 years, and is now preparing for malaria elimination. However, the remaining

Practice Area:

Malaria

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An assessment of national surveillance systems for malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific

Heads of Government from Asia and the Pacific have committed to a malaria-free region by 2030. In 2015, the total number of confirmed cases reported

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Malaria and the mobile and migrant population in Cambodia: a population movement framework to inform strategies for malaria control and elimination

The relationships between human population movement (HPM) and health are a concern at the global level. In the case of malaria, those links are crucial

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Malaria Wars

A disaster is looming in Cambodia and the rest of the Greater Mekong subregion: A deadly malaria parasite has become resistant to both drugs used

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Malaria

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New film tells the story of the journey from research to practice for self-injectable contraception in Malawi

The film: Made in partnership with Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), FHI 360 and USAID, “The Power of Self-injectable Contraception“ communicates the findings of a study [1]

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Au Kenya, une plate-forme numérique pour aider les jeunes filles à prévenir leurs grossesses

Le centre de santé intégré Milele est une petite clinique privée familiale au cœur de Githurai-Roysambu, un quartier d’une banlieue défavorisée de Nairobi. Plus qu’un

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Can self-care health interventions help countries reach UHC?

NAIROBI — On a recent afternoon, 19-year old Peter was approached by an NGO worker at the Kahawa West County Market on the outskirts of

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Seattle may soon have a Bill Gates-funded at-home coronavirus test

In the Seattle area, where dozens of people have tested positive for the new coronavirus and hundreds more may be infected and not know it,

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