Children and HIV and AIDS

Publications




General

Children and AIDS 6th Stocktaking Report,  2013 [link]

Guidance for HIV testing and counselling and care for adolescents living with HIV, WHO, 2013 [link]

Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection. WHO, 2013 [link]

Global update on HIV treatment 2013: Results, impact and opportunities. WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS, 2013 [link]

Accelerating Access to Innovative Point of Care HIV Diagnostics: CD4, Early Infant Diagnosis, and Viral Load (Project Brief). UNICEF, UNICEF, CHAI,2013 [PDF]

Investment For Results.Results for people.UNAIDS.2012 [pdf]

Together we will end AIDS. UNAIDS, 2012 [pdf

Promoting Equity for Children Living in a World with HIV and AIDS. UNICEF, 2012 [pdf]

Global HIV/AIDS Response: Epidemic update and health sector progress towards Universal Access. Progress Report. WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS, 2011 [link]

Children and AIDS: Fifth Stocktaking Report. UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, UNFPA, UNESCO, 2010 [Eng] [Summary] [ppt] [Factsheet] [Recording of the online pre-launch briefing - Jimmy Kolker, Chief HIV/AIDS, UNICEF]

Children and AIDS: Fourth Stocktaking Report. UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, UNFPA, 2009 [Eng/ Fr / Span] [Summary] [ppt] [Factsheet]

Towards Universal Access: Scaling up HIV services for women and children in the health sector. UNICEF, UNAIDS, WHO, 2009 [PDF]

Guidelines on Construction of Core Indicators. 2010 Reporting [PDF]

Joint reporting tool on the health sector response to HIV/AIDS. WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS, 2008 [link]

Guidance on Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counselling in Health Facilities. WHO, UNAIDS, 2007 [Eng PDF] [Fr PDF]

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

A Business Case for Options B and B+. UNICEF, BLC, CHAI, 2012 [PDF]

Options B and B+: Model Methodology. UNICEF, BLC, 2012 [PDF]

Options B and B+: Key Considerations for Countries to Implement an Equity-Focused Approach. UNICEF, 2012 [PDF]

JAIDS Supplement Article, "Progress, Challenges, and New Opportunities for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Under the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief." PEPFAR, 2012 [pdf]

Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive. UNAIDS, 2011 [pdf]

Operations Research on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and pediatric HIV care, support & treatment. 2009 [pdf]

Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infections in Infants: Towards Universal Access: Recommendations for a public health approach. WHO, 2010 [link] / Rapid advice: use of antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in infants. WHO, 2009 [Eng PDF] [Fr PDF] [Russian PDF] [Key messages Eng / Fr]

Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection in Infants and Children: Towards Universal Access: Recommendations for a public health approach. 2010 revision [link]

Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection in Adults and Adolescents: Recommendations for a public health approach. 2010 revision [link]

Meeting Report: Consultative Meeting on Evaluating the Impact of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Services in Low and Middle-Income Countries in Averting New HIV Infections in Children and Improving Child Survival. UNICEF, WHO, UNAIDS, Vanderbilt University, 2009 [PDF]

Guidance on Global Scale Up of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV. WHO, UNICEF, 2007 [PDF]

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) -- Generic Training Manual for Participants. WHO, CDC, 2008 [PDF

 Paediatric Treatment and Care

The Double Dividend-Action to improve survival of HIV exposed infected and uninfected children in the era of eMTCT.UNICEF, WHO, EGPAF,2013 [PDF]

Integrated Management of Childhood Illness for High HIV Settings: Manual on Paediatric HIV Care and Treatment for District Hospitals. WHO, 2011 [PDF

Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection in Infants and Children. WHO, 2010 [PDF]

WHO Recommendations on the Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Infants and Children. WHO, 2010 [link]

Integrated Management of Childhood Illness for High HIV Settings: Chart Booklet. WHO, 2008 [PDF]

Scale up of HIV-related prevention, diagnosis, care and treatment for infants and children: A Programming Framework Expanded Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Prevention of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers and their Children. 2008 [Eng PDF] [Fr PDF] [Span PDF] [ppt]

    Prevention Treatment and Care among Adolescents

    Transitioning of Care and Other Services for Adolescents Living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: Technical Brief. USAID, PEPFAR, 2012 [PDF]

    YKAP Short Course Training Materials: Understanding the Focus on Young People from Key Affected Populations in Concentrated and Low Prevalence HIV Epidemics. UNICEF, UNFPA, UNESCO, Youth Research Center, The University of Melbourne, Burnet Institute, 2012 [link]

    Adolescent Health Lancet series, April 2012 [link]

    Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to young adulthood. UNICEF, 2011 [pdf]

    HIV Prevention in young people in sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review. LSHTM, 2010 [link]

    Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection in Adults and Adolescents. WHO, 2010 [link]

    HIV Testing and Counselling Reference Handbook and Training Package for Low and Concentrated Epidemic Settings. UNICEF, FHI, WHO, 2009 [handbook] [training manual]

    Technical Guide for countries to set targets for universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care for injecting drug users. WHO, UNODC, UNAIDS, 2009 [PDF]

    Guidance Note on HIV and Sex Work. UNAIDS, 2009 [PDF]

    International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education. UNESCO, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, 2009 (Vol 1 / Vol 2)

    Condoms and HIV prevention. UNAIDS, 2009 [PDF]

    Global Guidance on HIV and Young People. Inter-Agency Task Team on Young People, 2008 [link to entire package]

    Addressing the vulnerability of young women and girls to stop the HIV epidemic in Southern Africa. UNAIDS, 2008 [PDF]

    Responding to HIV prevention needs of adolescents and young people in Asia: Towards cost-effective policies and programmes. UNICEF, UNFPA, UNESCO, 2007 [PDF]

    Preventing HIV/AIDS in Young People: A systematic review of the evidence from developing countries. Inter-Agency Task Team on Young People, 2006 [PDF]

    Protection and Support for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    Assessment of the Need for Palliative Care for Children-Three Country Report: South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe, UNICEF, ICPCN, 2013 [ENG]

     Taking Evidence to Impact: Making a difference for vulnerable children living in a world with HIV and AIDS: 20 things you should know. UNICEF, 2012 [ENG / FR]

    HIV-Sensitive Social Protection: State of the Evidence. UNICEF, EPRI, 2012 [PDF]

    Taking Evidence to Impact: Making a difference for vulnerable children living in a world with HIV and AIDS. UNICEF, 2011 [PDF]

    Enhancing Social Protection for HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support - the State of the Evidence. UNICEF, UNAIDS, IDS, 2010 [PDF]

    Progress Report for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS. UNICEF, 2009 [PDF]

    Joint Statement on Child-Sensitive Social Protection. 2009 [PDF]

    Home Truths: Facing the Facts on Children, AIDS, and Poverty. JLICA, 2009 [PDF]

    UN Guidelines for the Appropriate Use and Conditions of Alternative Care for Children. 2009 [PDF]

    Expanding Social Protection for vulnerable children and families: learning from an institutional perspective. 2008 [PDF]

    Evidence base for Programming for children affected by HIV and AIDS in low prevalence and concentrated epidemics. 2008 [PDF]

    Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Children and HIV and AIDS: Working Group Publications

    • Building Protection and Resilience: Synergies for child protection systems and children affected by HIV and AIDS, 2013 [ENG]
    • National Responses for Children Affected by AIDS, Review of Progress and Lessons Learned, August 2008 [link]
    • Social Protection for Vulnerable Children in the Context of HIV and AIDS, Moving Towards a More Integrated Vision, July 2008 [link]
    • Strategic analysis on civil registration and children in the context of HIV and AIDS, June 2008 [link]
    • Expanding Social Protection for vulnerable children and families: learning from an institutional perspective", May 2008 [link]
    • Expanding Social Protection for Vulnerable Children and Families: Learning from an Institutional Perspective, March 2008 [link]
    • Consensus Statement for Food and Nutrition Group, January 2008 [link]
    • Cash Transfers: Real Benefit for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS, October 2007 [Briefing Note] [Advocacy Paper]
    • School Fee Concept Note, June 2007 [link]
    • School Fee Abolition Report and Business Plan, 2006/2007 [link]

    For more resources on HIV sensitive social protection, click here.

      HIV and Emergencies 

                    Assessment of HIV in Internally Displaced Situations. Interagency Task Team for HIV in Emergencies, 2013 [ENG]

                    Interrupted HIV treatment in a forgotten conflict, Central African Republic. 

      Interagency Task Team for HIV in Emergencies, 2013 [ENG], [FR]

                    Strengthening National Responses to HIV and Adolescents in Emergency Situations: Lessons Learned from Cote d'Ivoire and Haiti. UNICEF, Irish Aid, UNAIDS. 2013 [PDF]

                   IASC guidelines for HIV in humanitarian situations. 2009 [ENG / FR / SP ]

           UNICEF’s Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action [link]

      HIV and Disabilities

      Towards an AIDS-Free Generation: Promoting Community-Based Strategies for and with Children and Adolescents with Disabilities. UNICEF, 2012 [pdf]

      HIV and Disabilities: Factsheets, statistics and guidance tools. [link]

      Es Parte de la Vida: Material de apoyo sobre educación sexual y discapacidad para compartir en familia. UNFPA, iiDi, A.N.E.P., UNICEF, ONU, 2012 [PDF]

      Nutrition and HIV

               Programming Guide: Infant and Young Child Feeding. UNICEF, 2011  [PDF]

               Guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding: Principles and recommendations for infant feeding in the context of HIV and a summary of evidence. WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNFPA, 2010 [En] [Ru]

      WHO recommendations on the management of diarrhoea and pneumonia in HIV-infected infants and children. WHO, 2010 [PDF]

               Facts for Life: Fourth Edition. UNICEF, WHO, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNDP, UNAIDS, WFP, World Bank, 2010 [PDF]

               Nutritional care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS: A training course. WHO, FAO, 2009 [Overheads] [Facilitator] [Director] [Participant

               Guidelines for an integrated approach to nutritional care of HIV-infected children (6 months–14 years). WHO, 2009 [Guide] [Handbook] [Chart booklet]

              HIV and Infant Feeding Counselling Tools: Reference Guide. WHO, UNICEF, USAID, 2005 [PDF]

      HIV, Human Rights and Gender

      Children and HIV. the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, 2011[PDF]

      Promoting Gender Equality through UNICEF-Supported Programming in HIV and AIDS.
      UNICEF, 2011 [PDF]

       


       

       

      UNAIDS Agenda for Accelerated Country Action for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV

      Click here to download the Operational plan for the UNAIDS action framework: addressing women, girls, gender equality and HIV

      PMTCT factsheets, 2010

      Factsheets on the status of PMTCT responses in 22 countries-view them here.

      Better practices in promoting an equitable HIV response

      Programme officers from around the world share better practices in identifying and expanding HIV services for the most vulnerable.

      Download the Full Report here.

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