Part 1: #AgeingHIV: Glory days, (s)he ain’t never had

Posted on April 18, 2016 at 9:01 am

Let’s face it, in today’s society there is no such thing as growing up gracefully. Most individuals dread getting old and its perceived negative impact on life. But there was a time in the 80’s that people would do anything ...

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Conference Special: Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston – NAM AIDS MAP

Posted on April 7, 2016 at 9:13 am

The recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston in the US was one of the most interesting and productive for a long time, with a particularly rich crop of news about HIV prevention strategies ranging from trials ...

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Thesis: Cultural encounters of the secular kind: Religious and secular dynamics in the development response to HIV/AIDS – Brenda Bartelink

Posted on April 7, 2016 at 7:09 am

When religious leaders or organisations dismiss condom or contraceptive use, or speak out against homosexuality this is sometimes seen as a sign of conservatism. Based on research on how Christian development organisations from the Netherlands and Uganda cooperate in the ...

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Stronger together: From health and community systems to systems for health – UNAIDS

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 11:47 am

This report is intended as a guide to governments, in particular ministers of health and finance, in making decisions on the integration of community responses to HIV in national AIDS plans, including budget allocations. Resilient systems for health that integrate ...

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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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