Practical Insights on HIV/AIDS

4 Ways HIV Programs Can Go Online to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

4 Ways HIV Programs Can Go Online to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

Published on: Apr 29 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways HIV Programs Can Go Online to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact
We are told to #stayhome, avoid gathering in groups, keep at least two meters from others, and frequently and thoroughly wash our hands – all to do our part to...
Can We Use IVR to Improve Care of People Living with HIV and AIDS?

Can We Use IVR to Improve Care of People Living with HIV and AIDS?

Published on: Feb 19 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Can We Use IVR to Improve Care of People Living with HIV and AIDS?
The last decade has seen a rise in the use of mobile phones in developing countries. In the paper, Supporting Treatment of People Living with HIV / AIDS in Resource...
Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries

Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries

Published on: Jan 20 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries
PEPFAR 3.0 focuses on achieving sustainable control of the global HIV epidemic through a focus on transparency, accountability, and impact aligned with the UNAIDS...
How an HIV Program in Angola Went Online to Succeed

How an HIV Program in Angola Went Online to Succeed

Published on: Dec 18 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How an HIV Program in Angola Went Online to Succeed
Leveraging online and mobile platforms to deliver HIV services was a “white elephant” in Angola. It was totally unrealistic given the local context, such as...
3 Ways to Leverage Social Media Outreach in HIV Programs

3 Ways to Leverage Social Media Outreach in HIV Programs

Published on: Dec 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 3 Ways to Leverage Social Media Outreach in HIV Programs
HIV programs have progressed and innovated over the years by continually using new online and virtual platforms and implementing them with increasing levels of...
New WHO Guidelines on Economic Evaluations of Digital Health Solutions

New WHO Guidelines on Economic Evaluations of Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Oct 09 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New WHO Guidelines on Economic Evaluations of Digital Health Solutions
Digital health interventions are often very dynamic, evolving through several stages of maturity during which the monitoring and evaluation needs of the intervention...
Nollywood: A Secret Weapon for African Social and Behavior Change

Nollywood: A Secret Weapon for African Social and Behavior Change

Published on: Jul 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Years ago, I remember debating the design of an intervention meant to increase the role of women in Africa society. The budget was relatively small, but the donor...
4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health

4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health

Published on: May 29 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health
Digital financial services provide health programs with opportunities to accelerate progress toward global health goals and outcomes. Global health program managers...
Reinventing the Call Centre for Better Healthcare Services in Uganda

Reinventing the Call Centre for Better Healthcare Services in Uganda

Published on: Feb 07 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Uganda is one of the youngest countries in the world with 81% of Uganda’s population under age 35. Public health programs in Uganda are constantly faced with...
How We Get 80 Percent Engagement with Our HIV ART Mobile App

How We Get 80 Percent Engagement with Our HIV ART Mobile App

Published on: Oct 18 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How We Get 80 Percent Engagement with Our HIV ART Mobile App
Over 50% of HIV-positive adolescents in Western Kenya fail to adhere to antiretroviral therapy (ART), despite the availability of free services and medications....