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Fighting AIDS on Rural Plantations

By: Patrick Brown, Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation Four hundred kilometers to the west of Abidjan, and one hundred kilometres east of Liberia, at the Societe des Caoutchoucs de Grand-Bereby rubber plantation (SOGB), Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Four hundred kilometers to the west of Abidjan, and one hundred kilometres east of Liberia, at the Societe ...
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PEPFAR Funds a Step Forward

PEPFAR Funds a Step Forward   A Step Forward: Promoting Evidence-Based Policy Dialogue About Human Resources for Health Emerging Challenges. The issue of human resources for health is receiving increasing national and international attention. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), many limited-resource countries cannot scale up health interventions without a sufficiently large workforce that ...
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From Promise to Performance: Scaling Up the National Response

In 2002, 25 health professionals in Cote d’Ivoire set out to turn the promise of HIV research into a lifesaving reality. They called themselves ACONDA-VS and opened a clinic in one of Abidjan’s poorest districts. Four years later, ACONDA is helping lead the nationwide fight against HIV/AIDS with a comprehensive, family-centered approach that extends from ...
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Data Diplomacy: Conducting an AIDS Indicator Survey in a Country in Crisis

Côte d’Ivoire’s HIV prevalence rate continues to be reported as the highest in the West African region, at an estimated 7% among adults. Since September 2002, Cote d’Ivoire has experienced a profound political-military and economic crisis with an uncertain but anticipated deleterious impact on HIV transmission.  To date, information on the epidemic has been largely ...
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