An overview

IAWG

Interagency Working Group (IAWG) on SRH & HIV Linkages Leaflet – Navigating the work in progress

This leaflet is a summary of the work of the IAWG activities and an overview of the current status of SRH and HIV linkages among key partners.

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Year 2014 | Authors IPPF, UNFPA, WHO
Keywords Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, SRH and HIV Integration

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26thpcbthematicbackground_2010_en

Background Paper of the 26th UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Thematic Segment: Sexual and reproductive health services with HIV interventions in practice

This paper outlines the conceptual basis and key principles for linking SRH and HIV, situates the linkages agenda in the current development environment, presents the evidence to-date and provides illustrative practical country experiences of integrating services.

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Year 2010 | Authors UNAIDS
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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linkagesdefinitions_2010_en

Linkages definitions

Agreed definitions of key terms used when linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors IAWG for SRH & HIV Linkages
Keywords HIV counselling and testing, Integration, Key populations, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV

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Making the most of it

A presentation that gives a general overview to linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors IAWG for SRH & HIV Linkages
Keywords Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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Top ten: frequently asked questions

Answers to ten frequently asked questions about linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV.

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Year 2010 | Authors IAWG for SRH & HIV Linkages
Keywords Family Planning, Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, People living with HIV (PLHIV)

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frameworkforprioritylinkages_2005_en

A Framework for Priority Linkages

A framework proposing a set of key policy and programme actions to strengthen linkages between sexual and reproductive health and HIV programmes.

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Year 2005 | Authors IPPF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, WHO | Also available in Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), Voluntary counselling and testing

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SRH & HIV international commitments

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Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

This document outlines the importance of SRH and HIV linkages for acheiving the Millennium Development Goals, espeically goals 3, 4, 5 and 6.

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Year 2010 | Authors IAWG for SRH & HIV Linkages
Keywords Gender, Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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pmtctconsensusstatment_2007_en

Consensus Statement: Achieving Universal Access to Comprehensive Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Services

A review of the progress made since the 2005 December Call to Action. Includes current challenges and priority actions required to achieve universal access to comprehensive PMTCT services.

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Year 2007 | Authors Global Partners Forum
Keywords Gender, International commitment, Poverty, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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amsterdamstatement_2007_en

Amsterdam Statement on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for People Living with HIV

A statement from representatives of global networks of people living with HIV outlining their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Year 2007 | Authors GNP+
Keywords Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV (GIPA), International commitment, Key populations, People living with HIV (PLHIV)

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UNGASS Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS

Political Declaration from the five year review of the UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS

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Year 2006 | Authors United Nations General Assembly | Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Key populations, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention, Rights

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calltoactionaidsfreegen_2005_en

Call to Action: Towards an HIV-Free and AIDS-Free Generation

A call to action in December 2005 for the elimination of vertical HIV transmission to infants and children.

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Year 2005 | Authors Global Partners Forum
Keywords International commitment, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Poverty, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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unaidsintensifyinghivprevention_2005_en

Intensifying HIV prevention

A policy position paper that advocates for an intensification of HIV prevention with the ultimate aim of universal access to HIV prevention and treatment.

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Year 2005 | Authors UNAIDS
Keywords Gender, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention, Rights

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World Summit Outcome

Outcome document from the 2005 World Summit as adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.

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Year 2005 | Authors United Nations General Assembly
Keywords International commitment, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Sexually transmitted infection (STIs)

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New York Call to Commitment: Linking HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health

A call to commitment following a high-level global consultation in New York on 7 June 2004

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Year 2004 | Authors FHI, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Keywords Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Youth/Young people,  sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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glioncalltoaction_2004_en

The Glion Call to Action

Documents the consensus of a high level Consultation in Glion, Switzerland in May 2004, focusing on the linkages between family planning and prevention of mother to child HIV transmission.

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Year 2004 | Authors UNFPA, WHO | Also available in French, Spanish
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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The evidence

COVER Birdthistle-et-al-2014-Integration-of-HIV-and-maternal

Integration of HIV and maternal health care in a high HIV-prevalence setting: Analysis of client flow data over time in Swaziland

Maternal and child health (MCH) care may provide an entry point for HIV services in high HIV prevalence settings. This study assesses integration of HIV with MCH services in public sector facilities in Swaziland.

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Year 2014 | Authors C E Warren, I J Birdthistle, Integra Initiative, J Fenty, J Kikuvi, K Church, R Nkambule, S H Mayhew, Weiwei Zhou
Keywords maternal health, SRH & HIV Linkages, Swaziland

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COVER Church-et-al-2014-Reliance-on-condoms

Reliance on condoms for contraceptive protection among HIV care and treatment clients: a mixed methods study on contraceptive choice and motivation within a generalised epidemic

This study describes the contraceptive practices of HIV care and treatment (HCTx) clients in Manzini, Swaziland, including their unmet needs for family planning (FP), and compare these with population-level estimates. It also qualitatively explores the causal factors influencing contraceptive choice and use.

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Year 2014 | Authors A Wringe, Integra Initative, J Kikuvi, K Church, P Fakudze, R Masuku, S H Mayhew, Z Nhlabatsi
Keywords Contraception, Family Planning, Swaziland

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Family planning services & integration in the prevention of vertical transmission

“Quality of family planning services and integration in the prevention of vertical transmission context: Perspectives and experiences of women living with HIV and service providers in Cameroon, Nigeria, and Zambia”

This report presents the findings of a study conducted by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW), with the support of many local networks of women and people living with HIV (the Project Partners). The aims of this study were to understand: (1) the family planning experiences of women living with HIV in the context of PVT programs; (2) the preferences of women living with HIV in relation to family planning, especially young women; and (3) how care providers perceive and engage with women living with HIV, especially young women, in relation to family planning.

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Year 2014 | Authors Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW)
Keywords Cameroon, Nigeria, vertical transmission, Zambia

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Integra Initiative website

The Integra Initiative showcases the latest developments in research and best practices and highlights emerging concepts in the integration of HIV and SRH services. Visit www.integrainitiative.org to access the latest findings and resources.

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Year 2014 | Authors Integra Research team, IPPF, LSHTM, Population Council
Keywords Integrated, Research, SRH & HIV,  HIV.

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Integra 6

Integra Initiative Newsletter: Issue 6

The 6th issue of Integra newsletter highlights the key research findings from the five year pioneering research project, the ‘Integra Initiative’, with a specific focus on cost and efficiency and on clients’ perspectives and preferences for integrated services. This issue also includes some concluding remarks from the main investigators and partners.

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Year 2013 | Authors IPPF, LSHTM, Population Council

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COVER Swaziland_SRH_HIV_Best_Practice_Report

The Swaziland Linking HIV and SRH Programme Best Practices Series. A model of integrated services integrating family planning into ART services

A case study of integration at the Siphofaneni Clinic in Swaziland, one of five centres of excellence in the country. This report from the Best Practices Series outlines a model of integrated services integrating family planning into ART services.

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Year 2013 | Authors EU, Ministry of Health, UNAIDS, UNFPA
Keywords Best practice, SRH & HIV integration, Swaziland

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COVER Assessing the benefits of integrated HIV and SRH services Kenya Swaziland Intervention Report 2012

Assessing the Benefits of Integrated HIV and SRH Services in Public Health Facilities in Kenya and Swaziland Intervention Report

The impact of integration in public health facilities is influenced by the process of implementation and the context in which this implementation is taking place. This intervention report finds that intervention using the mentoring process was found to be a feasible and effective method in building the capacity of service providers on HIV and FP and PNC integration.

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Year 2011 | Authors Charity Ndwiga, Charlotte Warren, Integra Initiative, Jacqueline Kivunaga, Joshua Kikuvi, Lawrence Oteba, Timothy Abuya
Keywords Integra Initiative, Intervention, Kenya, Research, SRH & HIV Linkages, Swaziland

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COVER Overview-of-Research-Components 2011

Overview of Integra Initiative Research Components

Presentation outlining the Research Components of the Integra Initiative, including the benefits for clients and services, the impact of integration on behaviour, stigma, and unintended pregnancy, and cost and feasibility of integration.

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Year 2011 | Authors IPPF, LSHTM, Population Council
Keywords Integra Initiative, Research, SRH HIV Linkages

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systematicreviewlinkages_2010_en

Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV interventions: a systematic review

Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2010. 13(26): An article which systematically reviews the existing evidence for the benefits of linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV programmes at the policy, systems and service delivery levels.

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Year 2010 | Authors Almers L, Brickley DB, Collins L, Kennedy CE, Kennedy GE, Mbizvo M, Mirjahangir J, Osborne K, Packel L, Spaulding AB
Keywords Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Millennium Development Goals, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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linkagesevidencereview_2009_en

Linkages: Evidence Review and Recommendations

This document presents the findings of a systematic review of the literature on sexual and reproductive health and HIV linkages and provides recommendations for how to enhance linkages at the research, policy and programme levels.

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Year 2009 | Authors IPPF, UCSF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, WHO | Also available in Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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linkagesevidencereviewpres_2010_en

Linking Sexual & Reproductive Health and HIV: Evidence Review and Recommendations

A presentation on the findings of a systematic review of the literature on sexual and reproductive health and HIV linkages.

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Year 2009 | Authors IPPF, UCSF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, WHO
Keywords Antiretroviral therapy (ART), Integration, Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV, Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

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