Adding it Up 2019 release

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 4:42 pm

New data published from the Adding it Up 2019 study by the Guttmacher Institute show that providing essential sexual and reproductive health care would reduce unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths by about two-thirds in low- and middle-income countries. ...

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AIDS2020 & IAS COVID-19 Conference Materials

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 11:35 am

About The 23rd International AIDS Conference took place online from the 6th-10th of July. AIDS 2020: Virtual allowed participants to access and engage with the most recent HIV science, advocacy, and knowledge in an interactive online space. It was an ...

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Sex after HIV diagnosis

Posted on February 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm

In order to get a better understanding of what helps people adjust to sex after HIV diagnosis, researchers interviewed people living with HIV.  For people living with HIV, sexual adjustment after diagnosis is affected by fears of transmitting the virus ...

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Student Blog: Lucy Kaluvu’s Research on Mhealth in Kenya

Posted on January 23, 2020 at 12:28 pm

ELIMINATION OF BOTTLENECKS IN HIV PREVENTION, CARE AND TREATMENT: THE MOBILE HEALTH (MHEALTH) OPPORTUNITY IN KENYA. At the Share-Net 8th Annual Student Meeting: Linking research, policy and practice, ISS ,The Hague My name is Lucy Kaluvu. I am a healthcare ...

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Sex Workers- A real power in curbing the HIV epidemic

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 1:45 pm

About “Just imagine – every sex worker has from 3 to 15 clients every day. She works 10 to 30 days a month. There are about 45 thousand of such women in St. Petersburg. If we empower those women with ...

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UNAIDS’ Global HIV & AIDS statistics 2019 fact sheet

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 5:32 pm

About December 1st marks World Aids Day and UNAIDS have released an updated fact sheet for 2019 regarding global AIDs and HIV statistics. UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as ...

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PrEP 4 Youth

Posted on September 12, 2019 at 2:42 pm

Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a new HIV prevention method that offers more than 90 percent protection when taken correctly. The OPTIONS Consortium, in collaboration with the South African National Department of Health, created five short, powerful videos that encourage ...

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Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure?

Posted on July 8, 2019 at 5:02 pm

Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just 15 years old when he presented at St Louis city hospital in late 1968, but the medical team drew a blank. Unexplained swelling in Rayford’s genitalia soon spread ...

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New study finds no link between HIV infection and contraceptive methods

Posted on June 19, 2019 at 4:03 pm

A large clinical research study conducted in four African countries found no significant difference in risk of HIV infection among women using one of three highly effective, reversible contraceptive methods. Published today in the Lancet, the study showed that each method ...

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Crackdown on Civil Society!

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 11:51 am

Crackdown on Civil Society – a film by Rights Reporter Foundation supported by AFEW International – is about civil society organisations who are being increasingly targeted by repressive governments in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The movie presents a story of ...

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