A Global Response to HIV and AIDS that Begins in the Home
This edition of Pathways addresses Pathfinder's unique approach to reaching vast numbers of people with integrated family planning and HIV services through community home-based care.
Download to read about Develini, one of our courageous volunteers whose work in Tanzania means her clients are better informed about family planning and HIV prevention.
Develini is proud of her clients and knows all too well that an HIV-positive diagnosis doesn't mean the end.
"For all who have lost hope, they should know they can work and be as active as everyone else. ... There is more life."
The Single-Visit Approach as a Cervical Cancer Prevention Strategy Among Women With HIV in Ethiopia: Successes and Lessons Learned
With the single-visit approach for cervical cancer prevention, women with positive “visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid wash” test results receive immediate treatment of the precancerous lesion with cryotherapy. The approach worked successfully for women with HIV in Ethiopia in secondary and tertiary health facilities, with high screening and cryotherapy treatment rates.
This practical guide presents evidence and example activities that serve as a resource for program implementers and planners working to prevent HIV among female sex workers (FSWs), men who have sex with men (MSM), and people who inject drugs (PWID).