High uptake of HIV self-testing among adolescents

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:49 am

Uptake, accuracy, safety, and linkage into care over two years of promoting annual self-testing for HIV in Blantyre, Malawi: a community-based prospective study. PLoS Med. 2015 Sep 8;12(9):e1001873. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001873. ...

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Condoms or PrEP? Women’s decision-making for the prevention of HIV-transmission in Kenya and South Africa

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:45 am

Motivations for reducing other HIV risk-reduction practices if taking pre-exposure prophylaxis: findings from a qualitative study among women in Kenya and South Africa. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2015 Sep;29(9):503-9. doi: ...

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Cost-effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis targeted to high-risk serodiscordant couples as a bridge to sustained ART use in Kampala, Uganda.

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:33 am

J Int AIDS Soc. 2015 Jul 20;18(4 Suppl 3):20013. doi: 10.7448/IAS.18.4.20013. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Despite scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for treating HIV-positive persons, HIV incidence remains elevated among those at high ...

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Communities Deliver

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:26 am

This comprehensive report draws on multiple sources that document the many ways in which communities are advancing the response to AIDS, and the evidence for the effectiveness of these responses. ...

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Strengthening Community Systems for HIV Treatment Scale-up. A case study on MaxART community. interventions in Swaziland.

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:22 am

This case study describes and analyses the results of the Community Systems Strengthening (CSS) interventions and activities of the Maximizing ART for Better Health and Zero New HIV Infections (MaxART) ...

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Guideline on when to start antiretroviral therapy and on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:17 am

This early-release guideline makes available two key recommendations that were developed during the revision process in 2015. First, antiretroviral therapy (ART) should be initiated in everyone living with HIV at ...

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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 ...

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How reliable are self-reports of HIV status disclosure? Evidence from couples in Malawi

Posted on October 20, 2015 at 10:03 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 144, November 2015, Pages 28–37. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.09.007 Highlights Self-reported HIV disclosure and a partner’s confirmatory account are often discrepant. Confirmatory reports of a partner’s disclosure may improve the ...

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Attitudes of Violence and Risk for HIV: Impact on Women’s Health in Malawi

Posted on October 13, 2015 at 9:49 am

Sexuality & Culture. December 2015, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 659-673 Abstract This study was designed to investigate the pathways that lead to HIV exposure, based on Malawi Demographic Health Survey data (2010). It ...

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HIV After 40 in Rural South Africa: A Life Course Approach to HIV Vulnerability Among Middle Aged and Older Adults

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 9:43 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 143, October 2015, Pages 204–212. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.08.023 Highlights South Africa will soon have the world’s largest population of people aging with HIV. We conduct a mixed methods study ...

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