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  • American Academy of Pediatrics An organization of 57,000 pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Contains general information related to child health as well as more specific guidelines concerning pediatric issues n.d.
  • Association François-Xavier Bagnoud The Association undertakes a range of humanitarian initiatives focused on children and HIV/AIDS. n.d.
  • Bernard van Leer Foundation The Bernard van Leer Foundation funds and shares knowledge about work in early childhood development (ECD). Its Web site contains information on the foundation's worldwide projects, a diary of ECD events, links to ECD resources, and a collection of foundation publications which are available for download or order. n.d.
  • Children's Hospital HIV Program The Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program Youth Project provides medical services, education, counseling, and other assistance for youth aged 13-24 and pregnant women who are HIV positive or at risk for acquiring HIV. n.d.
  • CORE Initiative A USAID-funded global program designed to enhance the response of community and faith-based leaders and institutions to the causes and consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. n.d.
  • Maternal and Child Health Integration This is the website of USAID's program on maternal, neonatal, and child health. The program focuses on reducing maternal, neonatal and child mortality and accelerating progress toward achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 through collaborative partnerships. U.S. Agency for International Development, JHPIEGO Corporation. 2009.
  • MTCT-Plus Initiative The initiative supports the provision of HIV-specific care, including access to antiretroviral options, to HIV-infected women and children identified in PMTCT programs, and to their HIV-infected family members as appropriate. n.d.
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) One of the national Institutes of Health, NICHD's mission is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from the reproductive process, and that all children have the chance to fulfill their potential for a healthy and productive life, free of disease or disability. n.d.
  • ProCAARE (Program for the Collaboration Against AIDS and Related Epidemics) A discussion forum, established as a partnership between SATELLIFE and the Harvard University, that provides a forum for dialogue among clinical and public health physicians, nurses, researchers, policy makers, program managers, and other interested health practitioners both in the developing and industrialized world who are engaged in the fight against AIDS. n.d.
  • The RHO Cervical Cancer Resource Library A library of free science-based resources on cervical cancer. The Reproductive Health Outlook (RHO) resource library includes information on the screening, treatment, the HPV vaccine, and other cervical cancer prevention methods. It also includes a multimedia section, and training materials. Some materials are available in French and Spanish. Program for Appropriate Technology in Health. n.d.
  • The WHO Child Growth Standards This web site presents the WHO Child Growth Standards, developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study. The site presents documentation on how the physical growth curves and motor milestone windows of achievement were developed as well as application tools to support implementation of the standards. n.d.
  • Toolkit on Adolescents Living with HIV (ALHIV) This "etoolkit" from Knowledge for Health includes resources that address the needs, gaps, and best practices of service provision for adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) in sub-Saharan Africa. Such digital toolkits are electronic libraries of resources that have been vetted by experts in the field. These resources are organized by topic under tabs such as advocacy, policy, training, or psychosocial report. Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs, Management Sciences for Health, FHI 360, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. 2011.
  • WHO Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) The World Health Organization's department responsible for interventions concerning health, growth, and development for the age group of 0-19 years. n.d.