Manuals, Toolkits and Guidance

Supplemental Counseling Cards for the Essential Package

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CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,ICAP, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

The Essential Package (EP) is a comprehensive set of tools and guides for program managers and service providers that enables programs to address the unique needs and competencies of young children, particularly those affected or infected by HIV/AIDS, in an integrated and holistic way.

This resource contains three supplemental counseling cards for the EP covering:

  1. Child Safety and Violence Prevention
  2. Early Stimulation and Responsive Parenting
  3.  Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT)

This guidance has been produced by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global HIV and TB response. To learn more about the CDC Division of Global HIV and TB response, please visit their website.

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