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Volunteer Tourism Practices in Ghana: A practice approach

Qualitative methods including participant observations and face-to-face interviews were used to examine the impact of volunteer tourism at a school and orphanage in Ghana, one of the most popular destinations for volunteer tourism.

Interventions for Promoting Reintegration & Reducing Harmful Behavior & Lifestyles in Street-Connected Children & Young People

This report is a review of 11 studies in 12 countries on effectiveness of intervention for street-connected children and young people that promote reintegration.

On the Fast-Track to End AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

The 2015 World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, includes 50+ examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up health and social services to reach more people.

Le Renforcement des Systemes de Protection de l'Enfance en Afrique SubSaharienne: Un Appel a l'Action

L’objectif de cette déclaration est (i) de présenter notre vision commune des systèmes de protection de l’enfance en Afrique subsaharienne et d’expliquer pourquoi ils sont importants et méritent des investissements et lancer un appel à l’action auprès des gouvernements, à l’Union africaine.

Investing in Children and Families to Avoid Unnecessary Separation (Français and Español)

S’Engager pour les Enfants et les Familles Afin d’é Viter la Séparation - Aujourd’hui, il est évident que les acteurs de la prise en charge des enfants et  des familles devraient s’engager d’avantage pour les enfants et les familles pour permettre leur développement harmonieux et leur participation...

Household Economic Strengthening in Support of Prevention of Family and Child Separation

This paper prepared by FHI 360 summarizes learning related to prevention of family-child separation, reintegration of children in family care, and economic interventions that might support these aims. It includes reference to the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and Better Care Network...

An Analysis of Child-Care Reform in Three African Countries: Summary & Country Care Profiles

These reports include a summary of the care-reform process of three sub-Saharan African countries - Ghana, Liberia and Rwanda. The review covers the key components of the reform including the legal and policy framework, programmes and service delivery, advocacy and networking. Country care profiles...

USAID’s Vision for Health Systems Strengthening

Prevention and promotion have a high impact on sustained improvements in health systems performance. USAID focuses on an integrated, comprehensive and holistic approach to improve health systems to achieve an AIDS-free generation.

Factors Influencing the Career Choice and Retention of Community Mental Health Workers in Ghana

This study examines the views of stakeholders related to factors that influence career choices and retention of community mental health workers in Ghana. Those working in the field cited the positive reasons as well as challenges.

Evaluating the Target Effectiveness of Social Transfers: A Literature Review

This report is a review of the literature on social transfer programs, including their cost effectiveness of administering through community-based approaches involving the social service workforce and others working in child protection.

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