At ICASA in December 2019, Dr. Elona Toska on the experiences of adolescent mothers affected by HIV, sharing data from two studies in South Africa.
At the Coalition’s Learning Session in December 2019, Dr. V. Chandra-Mouli presented on the maternal health service utilization of adolescent women in sub-Saharan Africa.
At the Coalition’s Learning Session in December 2019, Dr. Chewe Luo and Laurie A. Gulaid of UNICEF presented on the evidence, interventions and gaps in efforts to reach adolescent mothers affected by HIV and their children.
In a recent presentation, Coalition Member, Professor Lorraine Sherr, addresses the complex experiences of HIV positive and HIV-exposed but uninfected adolescents and their young children.
We are failing in our global ambitions to tackle HIV and AIDS and their impacts on children and adolescents. Integrated approaches – those that combine biomedical, social and economic support – are proven to be the most effective way of enabling HIV-affected children and adolescents to survive and thrive. This briefing identifies what action donors, policy makers, implementers and advocates must take in order to deliver an integrated approach to children and adolescents.
This background note outlines the current evidence on the experiences of young mothers affected by HIV and their children, the impact this has on how well they do across HIV-specific and SDG-related indicators, and solutions that may deliver improvements across several HIV and SDG targets simultaneously.