Sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV: a global community survey

Posted on March 23, 2016 at 10:55 am

Abstract Objective To determine the sexual and reproductive health priorities of women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and so allow the values and preferences of such women to be considered in the development of new guidelines. Methods A core ...

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Report – Assessing the readability and usefulness of research based narrative health communication material for SRH of HIV infected women

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm

“Let us give you some stories to read.”- Assessing the readability and usefulness of research based narrative health communication material for sexual and reproductive health of HIV infected women in western Maharashtra, India From 2008-till 2013, Prayas in collaboration with ...

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Two Large Studies Show IPM’s Monthly Vaginal Ring Helps Protect Women Against HIV

Posted on March 7, 2016 at 11:56 am

First long-acting HIV prevention method for women reduced infections by approximately 30% overall, with differences in efficacy by age and level of use; IPM to seek regulatory approval for investigational product.  BOSTON (Feb. 22, 2016) — In an important scientific ...

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Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do with It?

Posted on March 7, 2016 at 11:50 am

The contributions to this Edited Collection reveal the complexity of the deceptively simple question posed by its title: Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do With It? Many of those involved in this publication are directly involved ...

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Presentation Briefing session: Results of Dapivirine Ring Safety & Efficacy Studies

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 1:18 pm

Worldwide, women are at greater risk for HIV than men and continue to become infected at alarming rates, despite recent progress against the disease. Femaleinitiated microbicides are biomedical products being developed to give women new practical prevention options. On March ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities ...

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WHO guideline for brief sexuality-related communication: implications for STI/HIV policy and practice

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:46 am

Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 23, Issue 46, November 2015, Pages 177–184 doi:10.1016/j.rhm.2015.11.009 Abstract Brief sexuality-related communication (BSC) aims to identify current and potential sexual concerns and motivate those at risk to change their sexual behaviour or maintain safe sexual behaviour. BSC ...

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The HIV Risk Profiles of Latino Sexual Minorities and Transgender Persons Who Use Websites or Apps Designed for Social and Sexual Networking

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:21 am

Health Education & Behavior. February 2016; Vol. 43, No. 1 Abstract The use of websites and GPS-based mobile applications (“apps”) designed for social and sexual networking has been associated with increased HIV risk; however, little is known about Latino sexual minorities’ ...

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Facilitators and Barriers to HIV Screening A Qualitative Meta-Synthesis

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:06 am

Qualitative Health Research. Special Issue: Qualitative Meta-Analysis. February 2016; Vol. 26, No. 3 Abstract Accomplishments in biomedical research and technology, combined with innovative community and clinically based interventions, have expanded HIV testing globally. However, HIV screening and receipt of results remains a ...

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PrEP: why we are waiting

Posted on January 10, 2016 at 9:49 am

The Lancet HIV, Volume 3, No. 1, e11–e12, January 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(15)00250 Summary Scientific research has proven that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing HIV transmission in men who have sex with men. Therefore, the people are now asking ...

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