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 ...

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Are Geographical “Cold Spots” of Male Circumcision Driving Differential HIV Dynamics in Tanzania?

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 12:32 pm

Front Public Health. 2015 Sep 29;3:218. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00218 BACKGROUND: Growing evidence suggests significant geographic clustering of male circumcision (MC) in Tanzania. The impact of spatial heterogeneity of MC prevalence on HIV ...

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Uptake and Yield of HIV Testing and Counselling among Children and Adolescents in SubSaharan Africa: A Systematic Review

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 12:28 pm

ournal of the International AIDS Society (October 2015), 18(1): 20182, doi: 10.7448/IAS.18.1.20182 This electronic review of literature on HIV testing and counseling (HTC) among children and adolescents (5–19 years) from ...

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HIV epidemic and human rights among men who have sex with men in sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for HIV prevention, care, and surveillance.

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 12:22 pm

Glob Public Health. 2015 Oct 30:1-14. Recent research has presented evidence that men who have sex with men (MSM) bear a disproportionate burden of HIV and are at increased risk for ...

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Feasible, Efficient and Necessary, without Exception – Working with Sex Workers Interrupts HIV/STI Transmission and Brings Treatment to Many in Need.

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 11:53 am

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10):e0121145. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121145 BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW: High rates of partner change in sex work-whether in professional, ‘transactional’ or other context-disproportionately drive transmission of HIV and other sexually ...

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Rights in Action: Access to HIV Services among Men Who Have Sex with Men

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:38 am

MSMGF has partnered with LINKAGES and FHI360 to publish, Rights in Action: Access to HIV Services among Men Who Have Sex with Men, the first of a series of technical briefs highlighting the main findings from MSMGF’s ...

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The safety of hormonal contraceptives for women living with HIV and their sexual partners

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 11:59 am

Contraception. Volume 93, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 11–16. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.10.002 Background Hormonal contraceptives are important for the health and well-being of some women living with HIV, so evaluation of evidence regarding their ...

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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 ...

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Technical brief: HIV and Young People Who Sell Sex

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:45 am

This brief aims to inform discussions about how best to provide services, programmes and support for young people who sell sex.It offers a concise account of current knowledge concerning the ...

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Services Under Siege: The Impact of Anti-LGBT Violence on HIV Programs

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:34 am

Due to their increased visibility, LGBT rights defenders and service providers are at increased risk for violent attacks. Not only are these incidents violations of basic human rights, they have ...

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