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HIV Support Groups Help Members and Health Facilities Alike in Namibia

Community groups keep each other accountable and healthy while living with HIV.

In Senegal, HIV Peer Mediators Are a Lifeline for These Young Men

It’s tough having no one to talk to. Peer mediators know what clients are going through and are connecting more of them to care.

In One Guatemalan Hospital, Peer Support Groups Boost Quality of Life for People Living with HIV

Groups meet each month to learn from each other’s experiences and encourage one another to strive for better lives.

Workplace HIV Services Provide a Turning Point for Men in Tanzania’s Kagera Region

One morning in May 2019, I met Hamisi Kuya (36), a father of two who received voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services through IntraHealth International.

Hamisi lives near...

For Children in South Sudan, Managing HIV and its Treatment Is Complicated

Abdu* is five years old and lives with his mother in South Sudan’s capital city of Juba. He is HIV-positive and must remain vigilant about adhering to his antiretroviral treatment (ART) plan....

Seven Creative Approaches to Health Workforce Challenges

In a new technical publication, we highlight seven examples of how and why we look for new ways to get results.

In Uganda, One Teen Tackles the Stigma of Violence Against Women

After surviving gender-based violence, she’s using her experience to mentor other girls and end harmful customs in her community.

In Tanzania, Transportation Meets HIV Education

Meet these surprising public health activists.

In Tanzania, Local Champions Are Key to Preventing HIV in Adults

They're the bridge between their neighbors and the information and services that could help end the country's epidemic.

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