STI* HIV* Sex* Congress – Key Highlights & Takeaways

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:03 am

The 22nd National Congress STI* HIV* Sex took place on the 23rd of November in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This year’s theme focused on ‘Together towards a breakthrough: smart solutions for successful STI & HIV control.’ ...

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A strategic action framework for multipurpose prevention technologies combining contraceptive hormones and antiretroviral drugs to prevent pregnancy and HIV

Posted on October 18, 2018 at 9:09 am

Multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) are an innovative class of products that deliver varied combinations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention, other sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention, and contraception. Combining separate strategies for different indications into singular prevention products can reduce ...

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Essential Considerations for Engaging Men and Boys for Improved Family Planning Outcomes

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 11:54 am

The purpose of this document is to (1) increase understanding of the role that gender plays in family planning (FP) with a focus on men and boys, (2) articulate a framework for male engagement that incorporates the transformation of inequitable ...

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AFEW International offers a reduced price entrance for STUDENTS for the SoaHivSeks congress

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 10:11 am

Are you a student and interested in issues related to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights? Do you want to broaden your knowledge and expand your network in the field of public health? On 23 November 2018, Aidsfonds ...

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Undetectable = Untransmittable: Public Health and HIV Viral Load Suppression

Posted on September 21, 2018 at 4:27 pm

Twenty years of evidence demonstrates that HIV treatment is highly effective in reducing the transmission of HIV. People living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy who have an undetectable level of HIV in their blood have a negligible risk of transmitting ...

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Key Messages from ‘Debriefing the 22nd AIDS conference’

Posted on September 18, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Introduction Share-Net Netherlands, AFEW International and Aidsfonds organised this debriefing for members and beyond to reflect on three key topics: 1.) Eastern Europe and Central Asia region; 2) Cures and Treatment and 3.) Funding. Furthermore, there was the opportunity to ...

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Scaling-Up Pratt Pouch Use in Uganda

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 1:56 pm

Development of a Model for National Scale-up of the Pratt Pouch to Expand Infant Nevirapine Prophylaxis in Uganda, Prevent Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV, and Save Infant Lives Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Organization Location: Washington, DC Annually, 120,000 ...

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Educating Girls, The Only Road To Achieve the SDGs

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 4:25 pm

More girls in rural Bihar, India are going to school after mini-grid-powered household lights give mothers and children two extra hours of evening work and study time. Experts say that when girls receive prolonged education this reduces HIV prevalence, child ...

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Updated recommendations on first-line and second-line antiretroviral regimens and post-exposure prophylaxis and recommendations on early infant diagnosis of HIV

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 3:08 pm

 Since 2016, WHO has recommended tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) + lamivudine (3TC) (or emtricitabine, FTC) + efavirenz (EFV) 600 mg as the preferred firstline antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen for adults and adolescents. WHO recommended dolutegravir (DTG) as an alternative option ...

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Nieuw fonds voor onderzoek naar genezing hiv

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 1:45 pm

Aidsfonds en de Nederlandse overheidsorganisatie Health~Holland bundelen krachten en richten gezamenlijk een nieuw wetenschappelijk fonds op. Dit maken we vandaag bekend op de vooravond van de internationale aidsconferentie AIDS 2018, in Amsterdam. Het fonds wil nadrukkelijk vervolgonderzoek naar de genezing ...

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