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What's new in research - Newsletter - October 2012

Reviewed in this edition of What’s New in Research?

-PEPFAR’s support for orphans and vulnerable children: some beneficial effects, but too little data, and programs spread thin - Mental health and resilience in HIV/AIDS-affected children: A review of the literature and recommendations for future research - Comparative analysis of health care expenditures and presence of mental health conditions of HIV-affected versus non-HIV-affected children - Asset ownership among household caring for orphans and vulnerable children in rural Zimbabwe: The influence of ownership on children’s health and social vulnerabilities - Examining dimensions of vulnerability among children in Uganda - 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 has partnered with The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa to produce What's New in Research? - a monthly newsletter that will alert readers to new scientific publications. The newsletter focuses on relevant, evidence-based applied science about children affected by HIV and AIDS, policy research, tests of effectiveness, rigorous program evaluation, and cost analysis. What's New in Research? is an effort to make existing research more visible and accessible, and to encourage further research activities in the field of Orphans and Vulnerable Children.

October, 2012 Issue No.10


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