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EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

12 Projects found
Out-of-school youth in Liberia face many health challenges, including high rates of unintended pregnancy, low levels of knowledge about their HIV status, and limited access to medical care. Improving...
In Botswana, turning the corner against HIV and AIDS requires public health programs that are positive and focused on prevention. To this end, EDC supported Botswana’s Ministry of Health through the...
A key aspect of promoting adolescent health at the community level is gathering the necessary data to determine priorities, raise awareness, and support local programs and policies. Since 2006, EDC...
While teen pregnancy rates in the United States have been falling since 1990, teen birth and pregnancy rates among Latinas have risen to almost twice the national average and are higher than any...
Health clinics for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) play an important role in fighting the spread of HIV. However, designing effective, meaningful HIV prevention programs for these clinics has...
The transition from childhood to adolescence presents pre-teens with many new health decisions. Although parents play an important role in helping their children make safe choices during this time,...
Recent surveys of youth in South Africa indicate troubling increases in the prevalence of HIV and pregnancy rates. But with over 94 percent of South African youth between the ages of 7 and 18...
Many people with HIV are not benefiting from the treatments and therapies that could help them live longer, healthier lives. Co-morbid conditions, social and environmental barriers, and a lack of...
Community schools act as a vital lifeline to education for one-fifth of all students in Zambia, yet these schools face many challenges. Teachers are often unpaid volunteers, and books and basic...
While Rwanda is on track to achieve its goals of economic growth, education for young adults is lagging behind. With many unable to complete middle school, young adults aged 16–30 need training in...
While rates of HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are relatively low at 1% (UNAIDS, 2015), prevalence in population centers and along economic corridors has remained a consistent concern...
Programs intended to prevent HIV have historically struggled to reach those at greatest risk, including minorities and medically underserved groups. Often times, this is due to agencies’ lack of...