The formation of a consortium is one of the forms of collaboration critical to developing strong teams, implementing and delivering programme objectives. By bringing together organisations with different experiences and knowledge through a consortium, parties share and exchange different strengths that are beneficial in delivering as one. The success of AFIDEP’s Strengthening Capacity to
As African leaders converge for the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, development experts are following this closely. The official opening ceremony on 30th January 2017 will feature, among other things, the launch of the AU 2017 theme, “Harnessing
AFIDEP and other stakeholders led by the Kenya National AIDS Control Council (NACC) will be hosting the 4th Maisha HIV and AIDS Conference whose theme will be Translating the Science to End New HIV Infections in Kenya: Perspectives, Practices and Lessons. The conference which is scheduled to take place from 28th to 31st May 2017 seeks to promote
Carrying out a systematic review is a highly technical undertaking and also tends to be time consuming. However, the rigour required to produce a good review ensures that the evidence it contains is of better value than that presented through other common tools such as policy briefs and single studies. We speak with Dr.
Teenage girls around the world face enormous challenges. Many are considered by their communities or parents to be ready for marriage and motherhood; forced from school, damaging their future prospects and even among girls who stay in school, access to basic information about their health, human rights and reproductive rights can be hard to
There is a growing interest among African policymakers in the demographic dividend, the economic growth unleashed when a society shifts from an age structure dominated by child dependents to one with a greater proportion of working-age adults. This interest in the demographic dividend is one factor to why there is a new wave of optimism