Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

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Improving the Quality of HIV Services to Increase Retention in Care and Treatment

Technical Briefs

This brief highlights strategies from Project Djidja on using site level data in Côte d’Ivoire to improve the quality of HIV services and strengthen the retention of people living with HIV in care and treatment services.

 

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EGPAF Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Program Tools

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks to end global pediatric HIV/AIDS through prevention and treatment programs, research, and advocacy. Read our Strategic Plan for 2017-2020. 

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PMTCT Service Uptake Among Adolescents and Adult Women Attending Antenatal Care in Selected Health Facilities in Zimbabwe

Journal Articles

By Musarandega R, et al.

Pregnant adolescents must be a priority for primary HIV prevention services and expanded HIV treatment services among pregnant women to achieve an AIDS-free generation in Zimbabwe and similar high HIV burden countries.

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The Integrated HIV/AIDS Project - Kinshasa

Fact Sheets

This provides an overview of the Integrated HIV/AIDS Project – Kinshasa in DRC and the activities it will support over the next five years.

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Addressing Early Retention in Antenatal Care Among HIV-Positive Women Through a Simple Intervention in Kinshasa, DRC: The Elombe “Champion” Standard Operating Procedure

Journal Articles

This cluster-randomized study measures the use of a standardized process (a standard operating procedure) to ensure consistency in retention support among HIV-positive women. It’s findings demonstrate a simple use of a procedure document has a positive effect on early retention of HIV-positive pregnant women on ART.

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Understanding Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence Among HIV-Positive Women at Four Postpartum Time Intervals: Qualitative Results from the Kabeho Study in Rwanda

Journal Articles

This study explored attitudes and perceptions among a cohort of HIV-positive women in Rwanda about enrolment on lifelong antiretroviral treatment. This paper provides insight into the key times and reasons for decreased adherence in the 2 year postpartum period.

 

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Understanding the Role and Impact of Effective Country and Community Leadership in Progress Toward the Global Plan

Journal Articles

By Lyons, Charles BA; Pillay, Yogan PhD

Individual leadership and leaders have played pivotal roles in the history of efforts to end the AIDS epidemic. The goal of this article is to reflect on and understand how leadership and leaders have impacted and enabled the success of the Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive (Global Plan). To accomplish this goal, multiple interviews were conducted with individuals in positions of leadership who had been identified as people whose actions drove progress. Interviewees were selected from all levels of traditional hierarchies and sectors to provide a more complete account and representation of leadership, with a particular emphasis on the community, district, and country levels. The leaders interviewed provide insight into their work, motivations, and approaches to effective leadership. Through their experiences, they shed light on the strategies they used to drive changes in policy, programs, practice, and communities that allowed for progress toward the goals of the Global Plan. Leaders also identify future challenges and areas of improvement in the effort to end the AIDS epidemic that they feel require leadership and urgent action. In conclusion, this article identifies common characteristics of effective leadership and reflects on the experiences of individuals who are leaders in the effort to end the AIDS epidemic, and how their lessons learned can be applied to help realize future global...

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Maximizing HIV-Free Survival for Children in Kigali, Rwanda

Technical Briefs

This is a brief which highlights our work on HIV-free survival among infants whose mothers were enrolled in the PMTCT program, implementing Option B+, in Rwanda.

 

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Malamu End-of-Project Report

Technical Reports

This publication documents key activities, results, achievements, lessons learned, challenges, and future directions of the Malamu project, implemented by EGPAF in DRC over five years (September 30, 2011 to September 29, 2016). This project was funded by PEPFAR through the CDC and focused on providing PMTCT services, HIV care and treatment, and implementation of Option B+.

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Detectable Viral Load in Late Pregnancy among Women in the Rwanda Option B+ PMTCT Program: Enrollment Results from the Kabeho Study

Journal Articles

By Gill, Hoffman, Bobrow, Mugwaneza, Ndatimana, Ndayisaba, Baribwira, Guay, Asiimwe

This study explored the extent of viral suppression from a prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in Rwanda  among women enrolled in the Kigali Antiretroviral and Breastfeeding Assessment for the Elimination of HIV (Kabeho) Study.

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