Brands in the commercial and public health (PH) sectors add value to the relationships between products and consumers. PH brands can be differentiated from commercial brands by their purposes (changing health behavior), value exchange between brand and consumer, and outcomes (health behavior change).
Integrating HIV prevention into mainstream Health, Population and Nutrition (HPN) is important. In particular FP can help in the fight against the HIV pandemic. In the PEPFAR priority areas there is HIV prevention; PMCT; and BCC. Both HIV prevention and FP programs are synergistic in their efforts to prevent HIV and unwanted pregnancies. Both are […]
Men who have sex with men (MSM) are often ignored or excluded from HIV prevention programs in Africa because of cultural and social barriers. PSI conducted an exploratory study in 2006, demonstrating that an MSM population was present in Togo. These results spurred the launch of an MSM pilot program in Lomé in 2007.
With a 0.13% HIV prevalence rate among the general population, Madagascar is classified as a country with a concentrated HIV/AIDS epidemic. Prevention efforts focus on key populations at risk, such as female sex workers (FSWs), where HIV prevalence is 0.5%. As part of its HIV prevention activities, PSI has promoted and distributed male condoms since […]