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Research article: Understanding the association between caregiver sex and HIV infection among orphans and vulnerable children in Tanzania

April 6, 2020
Journal article by members of the Kizazi Kipya team in Tanzania, published in BMC Health Services Research.

Photo story: Suna

February 10, 2020
Rukaya lost three babies because they didn't breathe immediately after birth. Then came Suna, whose life was saved by a health worker trained in newborn resuscitation through the SAQIP project.

Local partner profile: Rock of Hope serves a key group in the fight against HIV and AIDS

February 3, 2020
Rock of Hope was established in 2011 with the mission of providing essential health services for one of Eswatini’s most vulnerable key populations in the fight against HIV and AIDS – men who have sex...

With support from local social workers, a family in South Africa thrives

January 21, 2020
Lerato hasn’t had an easy life. After Lerato contracted HIV from her husband, her sister died of AIDS at the age of 30. In addition to raising her own two children, who are HIV-negative, Lerato cares...

Local partner profile: House of our Pride, Eswatini’s first LGBTQ organization

January 13, 2020
Founded in 2010, House of our Pride was the first LGBTQ organization in Eswatini. For the past decade, HOOP has striven to provide a vibrant, supportive community for one of Eswatini’s most...

In partnership with the government of South Africa, stopping the spread of HIV

November 21, 2019
Letlhabile Community Health Center, located in a tiny town called Brits, in the northwest corner of South Africa, provides many essential social services for the community. One of them is patient...

Photo story: DREAMS girls

November 20, 2019
With support from Pact and PEPFAR, Zambia is building an AIDS-free generation.

World Toilet Day: Promoting WASH and waste management in Myanmar

November 18, 2019
Nov. 19 marks World Toilet Day. This year’s theme, Leave No One Behind, draws attention to those still without sanitation, and the social, economic and environmental consequences of inaction.

‘I am free & empowered’: With Pact's support, two HIV-positive young women in Eswatini own their future

October 21, 2019
The Ready, Resourceful, Risk-Aware project, locally named Insika ya Kusasa, which means The Pillars of Tomorrow, is a USAID-funded project implemented in Eswatini by Pact, with assistance from the...

‘Had I known, I would have saved my babies’: A mother in Nigeria takes control of her family’s health

August 27, 2019
Like many women in Funakaye, in Nigeria’s Gombe State, Asabe Abubakar had never sought health care for herself or her babies during pregnancy. There is a cultural belief among some here that only...

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