Perinatal outcomes associated with maternal HIV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 6:04 am

The Lancet HIV. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(15)00207-6 Background The HIV pandemic affects 36·9 million people worldwide, of whom 1·5 million are pregnant women. 91% of HIV-positive pregnant women reside in sub-Saharan Africa, a region that also has very poor perinatal outcomes. We aimed ...

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Youth, Technology, and HIV: Recent Advances and Future Directions

Posted on November 13, 2015 at 11:14 am

Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Dec;12(4):500-15. doi: 10.1007/s11904-015-0280-x. Abstract Technology, including mobile technologies and social media, offers powerful tools to reach, engage, and retain youth and young adults in HIV prevention and care interventions both in the USA and globally. In this ...

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and HIV 101 workshop guide

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 9:19 am

A guide to facilitating a workshop on linking up HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights with young key populations. The key focus of the Link Up project is to make a significant contribution to the integration of vital ...

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Can Disease-Specific Funding Harm Health? in the Shadow of HIV/AIDS Service Expansion

Posted on October 20, 2015 at 10:26 am

Demography. October 2015, Volume 52, Issue 5, pp 1671-1700 Abstract This article examines the effect of introducing a new HIV/AIDS service—prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT)—on overall quality of prenatal and postnatal care. My results suggest that local PMTCT introduction in Zambia may ...

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Integrated care: necessary but not sufficient to improve the PMTCT cascade

Posted on October 2, 2015 at 9:19 am

Implementation and operational research: effects of antenatal care and HIV treatment integration on elements of the PMTCT cascade: results from the SHAIP cluster-randomized controlled trial in Kenya. Turan JM, Onono M, Steinfeld RL, Shade SB, Owuor K, Washington S, Bukusi EA, Ackers ...

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UN set to change the world with new development goals – The Lancet

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 6:06 am

This report from the Lancet gives a good summary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including arguments pro and con. The report also provides clarity on how the Health sector can engage with the SDGs and potential opportunities and threats.  Author: John ...

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SRH and HIV Linkages Compendium: Indicators and Related Assessment Tools

Posted on September 23, 2015 at 4:31 am

While there are many separate indicators related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV, a key challenge has been the lack of internationally agreed indicators to measure progress in linking SRH and HIV. This SRH and HIV Linkages Compendium contains a focused set ...

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Report Special Session Share-Net at AIDS IMPACT – Step it up: Making HIV & SRHR Integration a Reality

Posted on September 18, 2015 at 6:27 am

Share-Net organised the Thematic (Expert) Meeting Step it up: Making HIV & SRHR Integration a Reality. This thematic meeting is a Satellite Session at the AIDS IMPACT Conference in Amsterdam at 30 July 2015 at the University of Amsterdam. Linking HIV and sexual and ...

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Gender, SRHR and the Post-2015 Agenda

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:30 am

The process to formulate the post-2015 development agenda was unleashed upon the world in early 2013. In order to create an ambitious new global development agenda— which will influence national development strategies, global discourse, and purportedly, to be so transformational ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting Report: SRHR and HIV Integration

Posted on August 12, 2015 at 10:58 am

Please find attached the report of the Share-Net Expert Meeting on SRHR and HIV Integration of 30th July 2015. Linking HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) refers to joined work in these two sectors at various levels, ...

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