July 2015 What' s New in Research? Newsletter
A review and analysis of recent publications on children affected by HIV and AIDS. July 2015 Edition
Webinar: Evidence on Risk & Resilience in Children Affected by HIV/AIDS
On March 31st, we hosted HSRC's Dr. Chris Desmond for an exciting webinar to explore the evidence around Children Affected by HIV & AIDS »
March 2015 OVCsupport.net Bulletin
A review of highlights in the content we've produced, featured, and helped disseminate over the past nine months »
February 2015 What's New in Research? Newsletter
The February 2015 edition of the research newsletter connects you to evidence-based applied science about children affected by HIV and AIDS »
Webinar: Vulnerable Children with Disabilities
All three recordings from our webinar on improving services for vulnerable children through disability inclusion are now available »
How poverty and stigma are hindering HIV treatment for Uganda’s adolescents
Esther Wamala helps us understand how poverty and stigma form a barrier to access to HIV services for adolescents »
Nell Freeman, International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Financial Inclusion: A Case for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
In the conclusion, Barri Shorey recaps the blog series, directs readers to some highlights, and tells us what to look for next »
How we talk about Early Childhood Development
OVCsupport.net editorial board member Ted Neill dispels myths, homes in on the facts, and re-examines the conversation on early childhood development »
Children’s Risk and Resilience in the Age of HIV/AIDS
Access materials, videos, and presentations from this exciting event on the short and long-term consequences of HIV and AIDS on children »
93% of all children directly affected by HIV and AIDS continue to live in extended families
Learn more about how strengthening families can improve and lives of children affected by HIV »
Only 34% of youth have a comprehensive understanding of HIV transmission and how to protect themselves
Learn more about educating and supporting adolescents affected by HIV »
Creating powerful and effective partnerships
Learn more about strengthening coordination at all levels. »
Poverty fuels the HIV and AIDS epidemic
Learn how household economic strengthening can empower families to provide for the essential needs of children »
Children should be active participants rather than passive recipients
Learn more about using a rights-based approach to involve children in the decisions that affect them »
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Know the Research
OVCsupport.net’s Research Newsletter provides summaries and analyses of new peer-reviewed articles on children and HIV. Find out how emerging research impacts you.
- The science of early adversity: is there a role for large institutions in the care of vulnerable children?
- Growth patterns in the first year of life differ in infants born to perinatally vs. nonperinatally HIV-infected women
- Sex differences in nutritional status of HIV-exposed children in Rwanda: a longitudinal study