Prevention, Organization strengthening, AIDS Care and Treatment (Pro-ACT), a USAID funded Management sciences for health project supports the government of Kogi state to provide HIV care and treatment for people living with HIV (PLHIV) in four secondary health facilities since January, 2008.
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Gender inequalities such as socioeconomic disparities, domestic violence, and cultural expectations make women more vulnerable to HIV infection.
Chilbombo Child Development Agency is implementing the integrated HIV/AIDS project with a focus on Youth Friendly Health Services. youth friendly services meets young peoples sexual and reproductive health needs, regardless of their sex, religion, ethnicity,religion as well as cultural diversity.
To address chronic conditions effectively, investments need to be made in training nurses with additional and new skills. This is even more relevant in the rural low-income setting where trained workforce has a high turnover due to economic migration.
There is urgent need of innovative and multisectoral interventions to adress mental health issues in young people. Lack of trained professionnals or adapted services, impact of socioeconomic factors on mental health are some of the challenges faced by many countries around the world. Interprofessional collaboration, community programs, international partnerships and web-based interventions can maximize the […]
India is the 2nd largest HIV/AIDS infected country in the world. According to report, 35% of AIDS cases reported are below 25 years of age and 50% of new infections are between 14 to 24 years old.
Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and more recently United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002) shared with the conference team some of the main challenges at hand when it comes to access to health for all: accountability, financing, the brain drain and the responsibility of those who have the means […]
Health reform is badly needed in many countries in the developing world in order to stop the burden of catastrophic healthcare costs remaining on the shoulders of individual families. We talked to Dr. Frenk, Minister of Health for Mexico, where an important healthcare system reform was launched in 2003.