Category Archives: Innovations – N18 (VEN)

About the possibility of controlling an HIV epidemic hotspot

P. Mendiharat


E. Rahmouni


L. Salumu Luzinga

Pierre Mendiharat Directeur adjoint des opérations de Médecins Sans Frontières, Centre opérationnel de Paris

Elba Rahmouni Chargée de diffusion au Centre de réflexion sur l’action et les savoirs humanitaires (CRASH)

Léon Salumu Luzinga Responsable des programmes à Médecins Sans Frontières, Centre opérationnel de Paris

Designed to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in a Kenyan district, a Médecins Sans Frontières project successfully exceeded the “90-90-90” target set by UNAIDS. A look back on the results that the authors of this article believe are encouraging but by no means a guarantee that the epidemic will be over by 2030. Continue reading

The Global Water Sanitation and Hygiene Cluster’s Field Support Team and the challenges of humanitarian coordination

J. Lapègue


J. Vettel


M. Rama

Jean Lapègue • Field Support Team Project Manager, Action Against Hunger

Jennifer Vettel • WASH Cluster Coordinator in Iraq, hosted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Martina Rama • WASH Cluster Coordinator in Burkina Faso, hosted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

The Water, sanitation and hygiene sector and the coordination represent two major issues in contemporary humanitarian aid. In this article, the three authors offer us an in-depth analysis of the achievements and challenges of a global system. Continue reading