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Task-shifted interventions for depression delivered by lay primary health-care workers in low-income and middle-income countries

May 17, 2019

As we think more and more about how to integrate mental health support in OVC programs, the results of a cluster-randomised trial in Nigeria showed that task-shifted interventions delivered by lay health workers were associated with remission in more than three-quarters of patients with moderate to severe depression. The two interventions they tried were: Fully… View Article

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Guidelines to Strengthen the Social Service Workforce for Child Protection

May 10, 2019

The social service workforce plays a critical role in a well-functioning child protection system by identifying and managing risks, and facilitating access to and delivery of social services to enhance child and family well-being. These guidelines are a compilation of evidence of ‘what works’ and lessons learned from the field and are designed to accelerate… View Article

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Identifying Local Constructs of Resilience, Determined and Empowered Adolescent Girls and Young Women Study Report

May 10, 2019

AVSI and the AfriChild Center conducted qualitative research to understand the realities of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and the local constructs of determined, resilient and empowered AGYW in Uganda. The results suggest that determined, resilient and empowered AGYW are characterized by having the knowledge and skills to become successful, is economically self-sufficient not… View Article

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New Horizons Management of Treatment Failure for Pediatric and Adolescent Patients Resource Package

May 9, 2019

This resource was developed for health care providers, counselors and multi-disciplinary care teams who are working with adolescents living with HIV. The objective is to provide care teams with the best treatment options for young patients with high viral loads and the support needed to achieve viral load suppression or to switch to a new… View Article

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