The HOW TO guides are comprehensive, covering philosophies such as the psychology of change, developing changes, sustainability, and spread and also the use of specific tools like process maps, PDSA cycles, and run charts. Using these HOW TO guides as part of training programs or ... Read more
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The objective of the research was to evaluate the outputs and outcomes of the “Don’t Give AIDS a Chance!” campaign: induced changes, measuring HIV and AIDS-related knowledge, behaviour, and attitudes in Ukraine. ... Read more
The following rules are not intended to describe in detail a model system of penal institutions. They seek only, on the basis of the general consensus of contemporary thought and the essential elements of the most adequate systems of today, to set out what is generally accepted as ... Read more
Mpowerment is an HIV prevention program for young MSM (18-29 years) which seeks to develop safe sexual practices and HIV testing as social norms within the community. The approach used in the intervention is unique because HIV prevention and testing are smoothly built into a broader ... Read more
'The Road to Results: Designing and Conducting Effective Development Evaluations' presents concepts and procedures for evaluation in a development context. It provides procedures and examples on how to set up a monitoring and evaluation system, how to conduct participatory evaluations and do ... Read more
Project Start is a personalized structured risk reduction program which begins up to 60 days before clients release and continues with clients for 3 months in the community after release. In addition to information on HIV, sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis, ... Read more
A brief overview of RESPOND area of focus, its objectives, intermediate results, and examples of how these results are being reached. To view the booklet, please open the PDF file attached below.Read more
The Pact Organizational Performance Index (OPI) supports measurement of change in organizational performance, and clarifies the link between capacity development inputs and community level impact. It is a revolutionary yet user-friendly approach that looks beyond the development of ... Read more
Street Smart is an HIV/AIDS and STI prevention effective behavioral intervention (EBI) for youth and adolescents who practice risky sexual behavior or drug use. This skills building program aims to develop control over behavior, building responsible and safe behavior of youth through ... Read more
The publication prepared by RESPOND presents the analysis of legal and regulatory aspects of medical and non-medical services to key populations and PLHIV and provides conclusions and recommendations for closing the gaps in the continuum of care and improving the quality of services.
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RESPOND in partnership with the Ukrainian Center for Disease Control developed and published a guide on the Use of Strategic Information in the Area of HIV/AIDS. The guide was developed to equip health care professionals and NGO workers, particularly monitoring & evaluation specialists with ... Read more
Stigma and discrimination from healthcare workers prevents people living with HIV and representatives of key populations from seeking help in healthcare facilities, and facilitates development of the epidemic. Many governmental and non-governmental organizations in Ukraine work to overcome ... Read more
The goal of this review was to analyze existing HIV counseling and testing training resources for healthcare providers in order to develop a revised training program in line with modern requirement and national protocols. The subject matter of the review deals with HIV counseling ... Read more
The Science of Quality Improvement
Quality improvement projects are necessary to address complex and recurring performance issues that have multiple causes and require the involvement of many stakeholders to find out what parts of the system of care needs to be ... Read more
Understanding the presence of services in different regions
To inform its activities, the USAID RESPOND project has been conducting HIV service mapping as part of the project’s formative research, which also includes key informant meetings, a secondary ... Read more
One of the mail objectives of the USAID RESPOND is adaptation and implementation of effective behavioral interventions in the area of HIV/AIDS that are being successfully implemented internationally and are most relevant to Ukraine.
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RESPOND undertook a secondary data review of the HIV epidemic among key populations in Ukraine in order to form a detailed analysis of the situation, identify gaps and review program interventions.
This report summarizes findings of national assessments, bio-behavioral surveillance, and ... Read more