http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-by-category/36/rss.xml?tid=102 en Enhancing Benefits or Increasing Harms: Community Responses for HIV among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Transgender Women, Female Sex Workers, and People Who Inject Drugs http://www.comminit.com/global/content/enhancing-benefits-or-increasing-harms-community-responses-hiv-among-men-who-have-sex-me <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/5294-prevention-work-men-who-have-sex-men-india-150x300.jpg" alt="" title="" width="50" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stefan Baral </div> <div class="field-item even"> Claire E Holland </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Kate Shannon </div> <div class="field-item even"> Carmen Logie </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Paul Semugoma </div> <div class="field-item even"> Bhekie Sithole </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Papworth </div> <div class="field-item even"> Fatou Drame </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Chris Beyrer </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Key Populations Program, Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Structural determinants are especially important in mediating HIV risk among key populations, including men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers of all genders, and transgender women. The objective of this systematic review was to synthesize the evidence characterizing the community-level determinants that potentiate or mitigate HIV-related outcomes for key populations."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/Enhancing_Benefits_or_Increasing_Harms___Community.12.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/stefan-baral-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-public-health">Stefan Baral - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a></em>, August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - p. S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: AVERT website</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/avahan-india-aids-initiative-business-hiv-prevention-scale">Avahan - The India AIDS Initiative: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/sonagachi-project-india">Sonagachi Project - India</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/enhancing-benefits-or-increasing-harms-community-responses-hiv-among-men-who-have-sex-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/enhancing-benefits-or-increasing-harms-community-responses-hiv-among-men-who-have-sex-me#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Advocacy Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination Epidemiology Featured Gender Based Violence Young Men who have Sex with Men Community Participation Empower MSM Sex Workers Transgender Harm reduction Journal Literature Services Young People - Sex Work Bilaterals Laws and Policies MDG 3. Gender Equality Structural Prevention Young People who Inject Drugs Civil Society Enhance Social Protection Person-to-Person Young Women and Girls Community Groups Interpersonal Eliminate Gender Inequalities MDG 6. Combat Diseases Increase antiretroviral access Foundations Government Departments Research Gender Health HIV AIDS NGOs Prevent HIV amongst Drug Users Treatment, Care and Support Rights Women Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs Global HIV/AIDS, Young People, Research Health HIV / AIDS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:02:13 +0000 jlevy 9350004 at http://www.comminit.com Role of Community-Level Factors across the Treatment Cascade: A Critical Review http://www.comminit.com/global/content/role-community-level-factors-across-treatment-cascade-critical-review <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/hc3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carol Underwood </div> <div class="field-item even"> ZoƩ Hendrickson </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Lynn Van Lith </div> <div class="field-item even"> John Eudes Lengwe Kunda </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Elizabeth C. Mallalieu </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Department of Health, Behavior &amp; Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (Underwood, Hendrickson), Center for Communication Programs, Department of Health, Behavior &amp; Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (Van Lith, Mallalieu), Department of Public Health &amp; Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia (Lengwe Kunda)&nbsp; </p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Addressing community-level factors (CLFs) is integral to the ongoing effort to design multilevel, effective, and sustainable interventions to address each element of the HIV/AIDS treatment cascade." This review examined 100 evaluations of communication interventions designed to create a more positive environment for HIV testing and access to treatment and care, and it analysed how more existing data studies might be collected and aggregated to further the study of CLFs.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/Role_of_Community_Level_Factors_Across_the.11.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/271446">Carol Underwood - JHUSPH</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a>,</em> August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - p. S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: HC3 website</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/role-community-level-factors-across-treatment-cascade-critical-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/role-community-level-factors-across-treatment-cascade-critical-review#comments Ethiopia Grenada Kenya Malawi Malaysia Nigeria Rwanda Serbia / Montenegro South Africa Trinidad & Tobago Uganda Zambia Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Advocacy Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination Featured Children Community Participation Empower MSM Sex Workers Transgender Journal Literature Bilaterals Civil Society Enhance Social Protection MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Eliminate Gender Inequalities HIV/AIDS and Children MDG 6. Combat Diseases Increase antiretroviral access Eliminate New HIV Infections Among Children Government Departments Research Gender Health HIV AIDS NGOs Religious Groups Treatment, Care and Support Rights Women Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs Global Children, Equity and Development Health HIV / AIDS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:21:10 +0000 jlevy 9349994 at http://www.comminit.com Qualitative Study of the Feasibility of HPV Vaccine Delivery to Young Adolescent Girls in Vietnam: Evidence from a Government-Implemented Demonstration Program http://www.comminit.com/global/content/qualitative-study-feasibility-hpv-vaccine-delivery-young-adolescent-girls-vietnam-eviden <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/1404330156206.jpg" alt="" title="Qualitative Study of the Feasibility of HPV Vaccine Delivery to Young Adolescent Girls in Vietnam: Evidence from a Government-Implemented Demonstration Program" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> D Scott LaMontagne </div> <div class="field-item even"> Nguyen Quy Nghi </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Le Thi Nga </div> <div class="field-item even"> Amynah Janmohamed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Dang Thi Thanh Huyen </div> <div class="field-item even"> Nguyen Tran Hien </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Vivien Davis Tsu </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, June 5, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>PATH (<em>LaMontagne, Tsu</em>); World Bank (<em>Nghi</em>); HealthBridge (<em>Nga</em>); University of British Columbia (<em>Janmohamed</em>); National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (<em>Huyen, Hien</em>)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Recently concluded pilots of HPV vaccination in low-income countries have provided important lessons learned for these settings; however, rigorous evaluations of the feasibility of these delivery strategies that effectively reach young adolescents have been few."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/556" target="_blank">Click here to read the paper online and/or to download the 9-page document as a PDF.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/d-scott-lamontagne-path">D Scott LaMontagne - PATH</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>BMC Public Health</em>, 2014,14:556 - sourced from HPVflash, July 24 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> RAND Corporation</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/qualitative-study-feasibility-hpv-vaccine-delivery-young-adolescent-girls-vietnam-eviden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/qualitative-study-feasibility-hpv-vaccine-delivery-young-adolescent-girls-vietnam-eviden#comments Vietnam Strategy Evaluations Evaluations 10 to 14 years Academic Institutions Adolescent Physical Health Gender and Adolescence Children Person-to-Person Interpersonal Government Departments Health NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines Women Youth Adolescent Development Global Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:18:36 +0000 kdevries 9349982 at http://www.comminit.com Lessons Learned from HPV Vaccine Delivery in Low-Resource Settings and Opportunities for HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Among Adolescents http://www.comminit.com/global/content/lessons-learned-hpv-vaccine-delivery-low-resource-settings-and-opportunities-hiv-prevent <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/hpv_kenya.jpg" alt="" title="Lessons Learned from HPV Vaccine Delivery in Low-Resource Settings and Opportunities for HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Among Adolescents" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vivien D. Tsu, PhD, MPH </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tania Cernuschi, MSc </div> <div class="field-item odd"> D. Scott LaMontagne, PhD, MPH </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, July 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>PATH (Tsu and LaMontagne); GAVI Alliance Secretariat (Cernuschi)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"The low level of knowledge on cervical cancer and HPV found in baseline formative research on the part of health workers and teachers,...let alone community members, prompted governments to provide detailed training to them to ensure that they would be able to answer questions from parents, girls, and other community members..."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/07011/Lessons_Learned_From_HPV_Vaccine_Delivery_in.9.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the paper online and/or then click on &quot;Article as PDF&quot; in order to download the 8-page document.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/vivien-d-tsu-phd-mph-path">Vivien D. Tsu, PhD, MPH - PATH</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</em>, July 1 2014; 66 (Suppl 2) S209-S216 - sourced from HPVflash, July 24 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/lessons-learned-hpv-vaccine-delivery-low-resource-settings-and-opportunities-hiv-prevent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/lessons-learned-hpv-vaccine-delivery-low-resource-settings-and-opportunities-hiv-prevent#comments Global Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years Adolescent Physical Health Adolescent Sexual Health Featured Community Participation Person-to-Person Young Women and Girls Interpersonal MDG 6. Combat Diseases Print HIV AIDS NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines Reduce Sexual Transmission Treatment, Care and Support Youth Adolescent Development Global HIV/AIDS, Young People, Research HIV / AIDS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:09:23 +0000 kdevries 9349969 at http://www.comminit.com Mr Condom and me http://www.comminit.com/global/content/mr-condom-and-me-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_mr_condom.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Boyd Chibale, July 25 2014 -<strong><em> "Well, I am made of latex, and I come in lots of different brands, shapes and sizes. I am anything from small to extra-large, strawberry and banana flavoured," says Mr Condom, one of the stars of a brand new radio show in Zambia. "Sex is still sweet with me and you save yourself stress about STIs [sexually transmitted infections], HIV and unwanted pregnancies."</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/mr-condom-and-me-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/mr-condom-and-me-0#comments Zambia Adolescent Sexual Health Blogs: Global Health Policies Condoms Digital Featured Community Participation Empower Young People Entertainment Enhance Social Protection Person-to-Person Community Media MDG 6. Combat Diseases Radio Health News Media Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Reproductive Health Youth BBC Media Action Adolescent Development Global Policy Blogs Health HIV / AIDS Media Development Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:58:22 +0000 BBC Media Action 9349965 at http://www.comminit.com Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit http://www.comminit.com/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-advocacy-toolkit <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2014 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/advocacy_toolkit_0.jpg" alt="" title="Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit " width="70" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit is intended for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions, and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sustainabledevelopment2015.org/AdvocacyToolkit/index.php/advocacy-toolkit-home" target="_blank">Click here to access the interactive toolkit mini-site. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.stakeholderforum.org/fileadmin/files/Post2015AdvocacyToolkit.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the Advocacy toolkit (including Part 1 and 2) in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.stakeholderforum.org/fileadmin/files/Engagingwiththemedia.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the English version of the Media Guide in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sustainabledevelopment2015.org/AdvocacyToolkit/index.php/media-guide/media-guide-translations" target="_blank">Click here to download the French, Spanish and Portuguese versions of the toolkit and media guide in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-0">Sustainable Development 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/sustainable-development-2015">Sustainable Development 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.sustainabledevelopment2015.org/index.php/engagement-tools/advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">SD2015 website</a> on July 25 2014. </p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/sustainable-development-2015-advocacy-toolkit#comments Global Materials Advocacy Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Print Economic Development Radio Education Television Environment Gender Health News Media HIV AIDS NGOs United Nations Reproductive Health Rights Women Youth Democracy and Governance - Africa Global Africa Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:18:13 +0000 aventh 9349952 at http://www.comminit.com A Role for Health Communication in the Continuum of HIV Care, Treatment, and Prevention http://www.comminit.com/global/content/role-health-communication-continuum-hiv-care-treatment-and-prevention <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/syppcentered_2014_apr_nf_bulletin.jpg" alt="" title="" width="75" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cecilia Tomori </div> <div class="field-item even"> Kathryn Risher </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Rupali J. Limaye </div> <div class="field-item even"> Lynn M. Van Lith </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Susannah Gibbs </div> <div class="field-item even"> Marina Smelyanskaya </div> <div class="field-item odd"> David D. Celentano </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Tomori, Risher,&nbsp; Celentano), Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Limaye, Van Lith, Smelyanskaya), Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California San Francisco (Gibbs)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The aim of this article is to explore the role of health communication, an approach within the social and behavioral sciences, across the treatment continuum" for HIV. The article is from the <em>JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</em> supplement addressing clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication. (Footnotes removed by the editor.) </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/A_Role_for_Health_Communication_in_the_Continuum.10.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/cecilia-tomori-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-public-health">Cecilia Tomori - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a></em>, August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - p. S237-S240, accessed July 24 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Center for Strengthening Youth Prevention Paradigms (SYPP) News Feed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/role-health-communication-continuum-hiv-care-treatment-and-prevention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/role-health-communication-continuum-hiv-care-treatment-and-prevention#comments Kenya Rwanda Uganda Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Featured Community Participation Journal Literature Person-to-Person Interpersonal Phone/Mobile MDG 6. Combat Diseases Foundations Research Health HIV AIDS NGOs Reduce Sexual Transmission Treatment, Care and Support Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs Global Health HIV / AIDS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:50:01 +0000 jlevy 9349944 at http://www.comminit.com HIV Communication Capacity Strengthening: A Critical Review http://www.comminit.com/global/content/hiv-communication-capacity-strengthening-critical-review <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/model_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cheryl Lettenmaier </div> <div class="field-item even"> Joan Marie Kraft </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Keris Raisanen </div> <div class="field-item even"> Elizabeth Serlemitsos </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Center for Communication Programs</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This review examines HIV communication capacity strengthening at national, subnational, and community levels: definitions, measurements, implementation, and effects. It also proposes a model to guide HIV communication capacity strengthening. The article is from the <em>JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</em> supplement addressing clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication. (Footnotes removed by the editor.) </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/HIV_Communication_Capacity_Strengthening___A.9.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/cheryl-lettenmaier-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-public-health-center-communication-pro">Cheryl Lettenmaier - The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a></em>, August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - p. S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014 and email from Cheryl Lettenmaier to The Communication Initiative on July 29 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Cheryl Lettenmaier</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/hiv-communication-capacity-strengthening-critical-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/hiv-communication-capacity-strengthening-critical-review#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Digital Featured Community Participation Journal Literature Bilaterals Evaluation Methodologies Person-to-Person Interpersonal Foundations Government Departments Research Health HIV AIDS NGOs Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs USAID Global Health HIV / AIDS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:28:11 +0000 jlevy 9349941 at http://www.comminit.com Validity of Behavioral Measures as Proxies for HIV-Related Outcomes http://www.comminit.com/global/content/validity-behavioral-measures-proxies-hiv-related-outcomes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/5044-lovelife-ambition-poster-150x150.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rick S. Zimmerman </div> <div class="field-item even"> Donald E. Morisky </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Lana Harrison </div> <div class="field-item even"> Hayley D. Mark </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>College of Nursing, University of Missouri St. Louis (Zimmerman), University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public&nbsp; Health (Morisky), Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware Newark (Harrison), Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Department of Community and Public Health (Mark)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"... although potentially less subject to reporting bias, biomarkers and biologic outcomes have their own flaws."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Fulltext/2014/08151/Validity_of_Behavioral_Measures_as_Proxies_for.7.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/rick-s-zimmerman-university-missouri-st-louis">Rick S. Zimmerman - University of Missouri St. Louis</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2014/08151" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes</a></em>, August 15 2014 - Volume 66 - p S237-S240, accessed July 22 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Avert</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/validity-behavioral-measures-proxies-hiv-related-outcomes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/validity-behavioral-measures-proxies-hiv-related-outcomes#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Digital Featured Journal Literature Evaluation Methodologies Person-to-Person Phone/Mobile MDG 6. Combat Diseases Foundations Government Departments Research Health Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Prevent HIV amongst Drug Users Reduce Sexual Transmission Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs Global Health HIV / AIDS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:25:48 +0000 jlevy 9349912 at http://www.comminit.com New NTD Data to Inform Large Scale Deworming in Ethiopia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/new-ntd-data-inform-large-scale-deworming-ethiopia <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/girlbeingfeddewormingtreatmentnethiopia.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, July 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"94% of 535 surveyed districts in Ethiopia are endemic for either schistosomiasis and/or soil-transmitted helminths (STH) - Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) which are commonly found in school-children."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.schoolsandhealth.org/News/Pages/New-NTD-Data-to-Inform-Effective-Deworming-Programmes-in-Ethiopia-.aspx" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/charlotte-broyd-imperial-college-london">Charlotte Broyd - Imperial College London</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Charlotte Broyd to The Communication Initiative on July 17 and 24 2014 and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.schoolsandhealth.org/News/Pages/New-NTD-Data-to-Inform-Effective-Deworming-Programmes-in-Ethiopia-.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">The Schools &amp; Health website</a> accessed on July 17 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Imperial College London.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/new-ntd-data-inform-large-scale-deworming-ethiopia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/new-ntd-data-inform-large-scale-deworming-ethiopia#comments Ethiopia Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Featured MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Children Community Participation MDG 2. Universal Primary Education Person-to-Person Interpersonal Government Departments Research Health NGOs Nutrition Global Children, Equity and Development Health Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:50:43 +0000 jlevy 9349888 at http://www.comminit.com