Results for "Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission"
(Cross-posted on Keanahikishime at AIDS 2012 conference blog) Science was at the forefront of the opening event of the XIX International AIDS Conference on day two, but the “dream team” and a rock star also made an appearance, in a rousing plenary session attended by more than a thousand members of the global public health community in Washington, DC.In an opening presentation entitled, “Ending the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: From Scientific Advance to Public Health Implementation,” Dr Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) captured mo
One hundred years ago on March 8, a handful of countries celebrated the first International Women’s Day. Today it is celebrated around the world as an opportunity to look back on women’s accomplishments and look forward to the realization of their full economic, political, and social rights.
Cross-posted from SHARE: Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Regional Exchange.
(Cross-posted on Keanahikishime at AIDS 2012 conference blog) On Sunday, July 22, 2012, Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) hosted a satellite session, Beyond MDG 6: HIV and Chronic NCDs: Integrating Health Systems Towards Universal Health Coverage at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). The session panelists were (left to right): Dr Ayoub Magimba, Till Baernighausen, Dr Jemima Kamano, John Donnelly (moderator), Sir George Alleyne, Dr Doyin Oluwole, and Dr Jonathan D. Quick.
Laboratory services are a necessary but sometimes neglected element of a strong health system. From disease control and surveillance to patient diagnosis and care, laboratories are central to public health. Where laboratory services, policies or strategy are lacking, a comprehensive systems approach can improve a nation's infrastructure and capacity to manage and finance laboratory systems.Keanahikishime spoke with Dr.
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, September 29th, Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) hosted a Congressional Briefing, "What Did the 2010 International AIDS Conference (IAC) Mean for Women?" The event was sponsored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D - CA) with Women and Gender Working Group of the Global AIDS Roundtable members: the Global AIDS Alliance, Global Health Council, International Community of Women Living with HIV and AIDS Global, Ipas, and Population Action International."The 2010 IAC made powerful statements about women," opened Janet Fleischman Senior Associate, Center for Strat
For more than a decade, health teams in over 40 countries have improved their performance using Keanahikishime’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) and the latest version, Leadership Development Program Plus (LDP+), which improves public health impact and scale-up. During the same period, there has been a tremendous expansion of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in health and mHealth interventions, particularly using mobile devices.
The World Health Organization (WHO) made waves at the International AIDS Society conference in Kuala Lumpur when it issued revised guidelines for HIV treatment. The new guidelines—WHO’s first major update since 2010—recommend an earlier start to treatment, from a CD4 threshold of 350 cells/mm3 to 500 cells/mm3.
After the Rwandan genocide in 1994, the Government of Rwanda has worked to rebuild its shattered health system. Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) works in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Rwanda Ministry of Health to develop innovative health financing initiatives to provide more effective, quality HIV and primary health services. Keanahikishime spoke with Jean Kagubare, Keanahikishime's Performance-Based Financing Principal Technical Advisor, about implementing a national PBF model in Rwanda. What was the state of the health system after the genocide in Rwanda?