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With support, an HIV-positive mother in Nigeria gives her baby the gift of health

May 11, 2018
In Nigeria’s Bayelsa State, awareness about HIV and AIDS is improving, but many people are still hesitant to be tested, including pregnant women. They make up a critical demographic because proper...

A health center in Nigeria comes back to life

May 11, 2018
Across the Niger Delta region, it is not uncommon for government health centers to stand empty and unused. For community members, this leaves few options. Some visit ill-informed alternative medicine...

After her husband's death, WORTH becomes a lifeline for a mom in Nigeria

May 11, 2018
Money was always tight for Florence Engman’s family. She and her husband had four children, and he was the sole breadwinner. It was often a stretch to feed everyone on her husband’s income. So when...

Pact, Chevron partnership tests nearly 60,000 pregnant women for HIV in Bayelsa State

April 26, 2018
Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture (JV), and Pact, an international nongovernmental organization, announced results from their prevention of mother-to-child...

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...

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