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Next generation virtual HIV programming for the COVID-19 era and beyond

Webinar hosted by the EpiC and LINKAGES projects as part of the Key Populations: Evidence in Action series. To access the audio recording of the webinar, please click here.To access the webinar presentation slide deck, please click here.For more information, please refer to the webinar Q&A document. On June 3rd, the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported EpiC project hosted a webinar in a series on …

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COVID-19 case management in Bhutan: Establishing a cadre of master trainers

Tashi Dendup, Consultant, Save the Children BhutanKarma Doma Tshering, Project Manager, Save the Children BhutanSumita Taneja, Program Director, FHI 360 Bhutan is a small Himalayan country located in Southeast Asia. Health care services are delivered free of cost by the state through a health system built upon a primary health care foundation. Since Bhutan’s first …

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Liberia begins to ease burden on health system by dispensing ART in community pharmacies

Lirica Nishimoto, Technical Officer, EpiCMichael Odo, Technical Advisor, EpiC LiberiaMoses Bateganya, Director, Technical, EpiCDanielle Darrow de Mora, Technical Advisor, EpiCJulia Toomey, Project Manager, National AIDS Control Program Liberia has an estimated 40,000 people living with HIV, 46 percent of whom are on life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART). About 70 percent of those on ART reside in …

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Delivering care in small packages: EpiC Cambodia’s efforts to assist people living with HIV and key populations during COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Maly Phou, Technical Officer, EpiC CambodiaSopheap Seng, Country Representative Deputy Director, EpiC CambodiaSteve Wignall, Project Director, EpiC CambodiaVirak Vinich, Social & Behavior Change Communication Technical Advisor, EpiC Cambodia In Cambodia, people living with HIV and members of key populations have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, “red zones” — the hot spots …

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Building a community of practice on COVID-19 critical care management in the Philippines

Webinar hosted by USAID and FHI 360 in collaboration with the Department of Health and the Philippine College of Chest Physicians. To access the audio recording of the webinar, please click here. The Philippines continues to face an increase in COVID-19 cases and challenges in managing critically ill patients. To augment the knowledge gap and learn …

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Leila and her smiling eyes: First-line support for people experiencing intimate partner violence

Olga Samoilova, Project Director, EpiC Central AsiaDaniyar Shakirov, Regional Communications Manager, EpiC Central AsiaYekaterina Li, Project Manager, EpiC Kazakhstan At the time of her HIV diagnosis, Leila met Alexander, a peer navigator from the community-based organization (CBO) called “You are not alone.” This CBO provides support and community services to people living with HIV (PLHIV). …

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Sustaining access to HIV treatment in Indonesia through the Jak-Anter antiretroviral treatment home delivery system

In response to restrictions posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, LINKAGES Indonesia collaborated with the Provincial Health Office in Jakarta to create Jak-Anter, a new home-based antiretroviral treatment (ARV) delivery system. Jak-Anter provides safe and secure delivery of ARVs from facility to client via ride-based apps or transport courier services. In this new YouTube video, LINKAGES …

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Ensuring the security of key population program implementers in challenging environments: Experiences from the Middle East and North Africa

Webinar hosted by the EpiC and LINKAGES projects as part of the Key Populations: Evidence in Action series. To access the audio recording of the webinar, please click here.To access the webinar presentation slide deck, please click here. On March 22nd, the USAID- and PEPFAR-supported EpiC and LINKAGES projects collaborated with the Arab Foundation for …

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Systems to sustain: Institutionalizing continuous quality improvement in provincial HIV health systems

Pham Thu Trang, Senior Technical Officer, CQI, EpiC VietnamRachel S. Coley, Project Manager, EpiC Vietnam For more than two decades, FHI 360 has worked with the Government of Vietnam and community partners to strengthen the health system’s ability to find, test, treat, and sustain treatment for people living with HIV. Today, Vietnam is taking on …

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