people with improved access to health and social services in 2016

For a hard-to-reach population in Ukraine, innovative online HIV outreach proves critical

January 30, 2018
Roman Marchenko has dedicated years of his life to LGBTI activism. It's a community he knows well, yet even he was surprised at the difficulty his HIV treatment and prevention organization had in...

Through capacity development, a once-small Ukrainian NGO leads in HIV services

January 30, 2018
Although Olena Ovsyannikova was the head of a well-established HIV services NGO, she’d never heard of the concept of organizational development before.

‘Everything is different now’: With integrated development, Myanmar communities transform

January 23, 2018
The Shae Thot project has addressed villages’ most pressing needs, including health, food security and livelihoods. But its unique, integrated model – one focused on making systemic change and...

Research article: Strategies to implement pre-exposure prophylaxis with men who have sex with men in Ukraine

December 13, 2017
Journal article in AIDS and Behavior, co-authored by members of Pact's Ukraine team. (Includes abstract; full article requires subscription or payment.)

Photo story: Love in the time of HIV

December 12, 2017
Staying together, healthy and in love after an HIV diagnosis in Zambia.
Pregnant woman visits a local clinic in Nigeria as part of the PROMOT II project.

World AIDS Day 2017: To continue progress and end the pandemic, we need a systemic approach

November 30, 2017
After nearly 40 years of battling with the human immunodeficiency virus that leads to AIDS, the battle is not over. Many strides have been taken. Millions of lives are being saved today that would...

For a mother and daughter in Tanzania, a better relationship means a better chance against HIV

November 30, 2017
At 12 years old, Tumie Shomary faces everyday pre-teen adversities. But growing up in Morogoro, Tanzania, Tumie is also confronted by challenges that increase her risk of contracting HIV.

Renewing our promise to end AIDS

November 29, 2017
Around the world, Pact is using an integrated approach to end the AIDS epidemic—from Tanzania, where we’re supporting children and families vulnerable to HIV, to Malawi, where we’re increasing...

In the fight against HIV and AIDS, private-sector partnerships are a powerful tool

November 29, 2017
When Ebi found out she was HIV-positive, the news was almost too much to bear. Pregnant with her fifth child, she’d only taken the test because of Pact’s PROMOT II project, which had organized a...

In Swaziland, supporting adolescents and young women is key to HIV prevention

November 28, 2017
At first, some of them are shy. They look around, waiting to see how much others are willing to share before speaking themselves. But when they break into small groups, they all start to relax. On...