Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health—through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
CDC seeks to accomplish its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and the world to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, and provide leadership and training.
This project works to strengthen the national response to HIV among key populations and in prisons in order to contribute to the reduction of HIV incidence.
In South Africa, Pathfinder promotes the adoption of safe sex practices while increasing access to quality, integrated, and youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services.
PAST PROJECT: This project increased prevention of mother to child transmission service successes and male involvement programming by integrating services, strengthening, and increasing health facilities and districts providing counseling and psychosocial support.
Strengthening Sustainability of High Quality HIV Pre-Service Training in Hai Phong and of Integrated Supervision for HIV Care and Treatment in Viet Nam
PAST PROJECT: Pathfinder implemented this project to support capacity-building for local partners in areas of palliative care, methadone maintenance therapy, and anti-retroviral therapy.
This program focused on increasing access to HIV testing and counseling for pregnant women, improving antenatal care, increasing access to prophylactics antiretroviral drugs for HIV positive mothers and HIV-exposed infants.
PAST PROJECT: This project provided community-home-based-care for people living with HIV & AIDS and their families. Pathfinder also worked in the community to reduce the stigma and increase the voice and visibility of people living with HIV & AIDS.