Zvandiri Briefs

The Zvandiri Briefs are a set of 10 resources that document the work of Zvandiri. The introductory brief outlines the Zvandiri model and highlights the 7 pillars of our work. The nine remaining briefs describe our service delivery, research, advocacy, tool development and capacity building work in the areas of HIV testing, disclosure, ART, mental health, EMTCT, disability, Tuberculosis, social protection and SRHR. Additional briefs are under development for other areas of our work.


ART Adherence and Viral Suppression



HIV Testing Services

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Social Protection



Zvandiri’s work and impact is documented in a range of internal and external publications. These documents highlight Zvandiri’s contribution to strengthening policy and guidance, service delivery and outcomes for young people living with HIV. Publications include policy briefs, implementation guidance, evaluations and case studies by WHO, UN, PEPFAR and other implementing partners as well as internal publications developed by Zvandiri.

HIV and the climate crisis: safeguarding health in a changing world. A Frontline AIDS evidence brief. (2024)

Compendium of Promising Practices (2023)

Identifying Best Pratices in HIV Service Delivery- the CATS model

Zvandiri—when medicines alone are not enough . The Lancet (2022)

Holding the line: communities as first responders to COVID-19 and emerging health threats

Learning session on HIV affected adolescent mothers and their children in Sub-Saharan Africa

UNICEF-ESA Young Mothers HIV Report 2020 

UNICEF-WHO Giving priority to Young mothers

WHO technical brief on peer-driven interventions

Best Practices for Adolescent and Youth-Friendly HIV Services (2017)

Zvandiri Trial Policy Brief

Implementing the WHO standards

Supporting school-age children living with HIV and disability in Zimbabwe (2019)

Peer counselling to improve adolescent HIV care and support

REPSSI Resourcing Resilience Report

Zvandiri in the HIV Care Continuum (2015)