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Introducing AfNHi youth cohort – Evelyn Odhiambo

“As a young African leader, I chose HIV research advocacy as my focus because I grew up in a community largely affected and infected with HIV.” One of the greatest needs for prevention advocacy in my home town, Nyanza region, is how to fuse Advocacy and Behavior Change communication. This would target people’s attitudes and […]

NPT Capacity Building Interests among African Civil Society Advocates

Background: The Africa Free of New HIV Infections (AfNHi) commissioned an assessment in order to map national level organisations undertaking biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy, or that have an interest therein. Opportunities and enablers for an expanded African led civil society network driving biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy were explored. Methods: Organisations were identified through […]

Environmental enablers for implementing biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy

Background: The Africa Free of New HIV Infections (AfNHi) commissioned an assessment in order to map national level organisations undertaking biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy, or that have an interest therein. Opportunities and enablers for an expanded African led civil society network driving biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy were explored. Methods: Organisations were identified through […]

African-Led Civil Society Network Characteristics

Background: The Africa Free of New HIV Infections (AfNHi) commissioned an assessment in order to map national level organisations undertaking biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy, or that have an interest therein. Opportunities and enablers for an expanded African led civil society network driving biomedical HIV prevention research advocacy were explored. Methods: Organisations were identified through […]

Advocacy Experiences by Steering Commitee

The section below provides in-country reflections from AfNHi steering committee members on doing HIV prevention research advocacy, as well as looking ahead as AfNHi into what might be needed to champion civil society advocacy in the future. Alice, UgandaMaureen, Malawi Morenike, NigeriaSydney, GhanaNtando, South AfricaRosemary, KenyaAlice, Uganda While there is some level of consultation at [...]

Advocacy Experiences by Country

This section presents country level discussions for the advocacy context in which different participants deliver their programmes. Case studies from stakeholder interviews and core group interviews are presented to highlight contextual enablers and challenges.   BotswanaZimbabweKenyaMalawiNigeriaTanzaniaUgandaBotswana It is easy, I participate at the Ministry of Health. I have been doing advocacy for many years, in [...]

Commemoration of OAU

For Africa, where a high burden of disease still persists, it is important that we find a safe, effective and affordable vaccine. It will be one of the most critically important tools to control the HIV epidemic in our region. Beyond controlling the epidemic, development of an effective HIV vaccine will likely be necessary to […]

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