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.
- Child development in HIV-positive and HIV-affected children in South Africa and Malawi—What role for community organisations?
- Depression, pregnancy, and HIV: the case to strengthen mental health services for pregnant and post-partum women in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Practitioner review: Engaging fathers – recommendations for a game change in parenting interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence.