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HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities, Discrimination, and Service Accessibility among Africa’s Youth: Insights from a Multi-country Study
July 17, 2015

HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities, Discrimination, and Service Accessibility among ...

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"At the individual level, youth lack access to appropriate SRH [sexual and reproductive health] information and confidential, low-cost, and stigma-free SRH services. Institutional responses are hampered by sociocultural sensitivities to youth ...

Effectiveness of Behavior Change Communications for Reducing Transmission Risks Among People Living with HIV in 6 Countries in Central America
April 21, 2015

Effectiveness of Behavior Change Communications for Reducing Transmission ...

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  This region-wide Central American study aims to estimate prevalence of HIV-related risks (sexual behaviour, HIV disclosure, number of sex partners, and violence) and factors associated with these risks, as well as evaluate a behaviour ...

Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy for Youth Living with HIV/AIDS: A Pilot Study Using Personalised, Interactive, Daily Text Message Reminders
August 2, 2013

Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy for Youth Living with ...

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This prospective pilot study to "evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of short message service (SMS) or text message reminders to improve adherence to ART [antiretroviral therapy] for youth living with HIV/AIDS" was ...

 Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: Health, Access, and HIV
June 13, 2013

Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: Health, Access, and HIV

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"In every world region, men who have sex with men (MSM) face significantly higher rates of HIV than the general population." This policy brief examines HIV risk factors and access to services among young MSM (YMSM), using data from the Global ...

The HIV Experience: Youth Identified Barriers for Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
June 7, 2013

The HIV Experience: Youth Identified Barriers for Transitioning from ...

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"The objective of this study was to explore the experiences of youth living with HIV who transitioned from paediatric to adult care."

Health Care Transition for Youth Living with HIV/AIDS
June 7, 2013

Health Care Transition for Youth Living with HIV/AIDS

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In this position paper, the authors maintain that due to the rate of HIV/AIDS infections in the United States (US), 13% of which occur annually among young people aged 13 to 24 years and an increasing number of perinatally infected youth, there ...

Exploring the Influence of Age, Ethnicity and Education as Risk Factors for HIV Transmission among Adolescent and Young Female Sex Workers in Romania
June 3, 2013

Exploring the Influence of Age, Ethnicity and Education as Risk Factors for ...

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"Recent research shows that most commercial sex workers (CSWs) in Europe are Romanians..., but studies on their risk behaviors are rare..." The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for HIV and other adverse reproductive and sexual ...

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents
May 30, 2013

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and ...

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"Because HIV treatment is a lifelong endeavor, and because many patients will initiate therapy when they are generally in good health, feel well, and demonstrate no obvious signs or symptoms of HIV disease, adherence poses a special challenge and ...

Relationships among HIV/AIDS Orphanhood, Stigma, and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in South African Youth
May 22, 2013

Relationships among HIV/AIDS Orphanhood, Stigma, and Symptoms of Anxiety and ...

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"Cross-sectional research has demonstrated that HIV/AIDS orphanhood is associated with anxiety and depression and that HIV/AIDS-related stigma is a risk factor for these outcomes."

Community-Based Research among Marginalized HIV Populations: Issues of Support, Resources, and Empowerment
May 17, 2013

Community-Based Research among Marginalized HIV Populations: Issues of ...

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"In the case of our experience, the involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS prompted us to develop this study as one of the local HIV resource organization, as our unit of identity, told us that 'given the discrepancy between the demographics ...

Keeping Them in "STYLE": Finding, Linking, and Retaining Young HIV-Positive Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men in Care
May 17, 2013

Keeping Them in "STYLE": Finding, Linking, and Retaining Young HIV-Positive ...

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This research evaluates the effectiveness of a programme created for HIV-infected African-American and Latino young men who have sex with men (YMSM), located in North Carolina, United States, called STYLE (Strength Through Youth Livin’ ...

Challenges to Youths Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Services in Southern Africa: A Review of Qualitative Research in Seven Countries
May 15, 2013

Challenges to Youths Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Information ...

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The Soul City Institute for Health and Development Regional Programme, involving partner organisations in Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, conducted qualitative formative audience research to explore ...

Vulnerabilities, Health Needs and Predictors of High-Risk Sexual Behaviour among Female Adolescent Sex Workers in Kunming, China
May 10, 2013

Vulnerabilities, Health Needs and Predictors of High-Risk Sexual Behaviour ...

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Adolescent female sex workers (FSWs) who accessed sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention services, including peer-education-based health promotion and condom access, reported improved sexual behaviour. This is one of the findings of a ...

Faidha Gani? What's the Point: HIV and the Logics of (Non)-Disclosure among Young Activists in Zanzibar
May 8, 2013

Faidha Gani? What's the Point: HIV and the Logics of (Non)-Disclosure among ...

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"Although there is arguably much to be gained by disclosing [HIV status], there is also much at stake, including issues of individual and family honour and the possibility of living a 'normal' life." Starting with the question, Faidha gani? or ...

A Review of Migrant and Mobile Populations within Border Areas of SADC: Implications for HIV Prevention Programming
April 25, 2013

A Review of Migrant and Mobile Populations within Border Areas of SADC: ...

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This 58-page report outlines research exploring sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV needs in migrant, mobile, and border populations in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), highlighting implications for HIV prevention ...

Young People and HIV/AIDS
December 6, 2012

Young People and HIV/AIDS

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Dr. Susan Kasedde's presentation for the Programming for Adolescents and Youth in the Arab States/MENA Region conference in Istanbul, Turkey, December 3-7 2012, opens with 2012 statistical trends in new HIV infection in adults and children. ...

Bringing Youth-Friendly Services to Scale in Ethiopia
May 7, 2012

Bringing Youth-Friendly Services to Scale in Ethiopia

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This technical brief analyses the efforts of the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and Pathfinder International's efforts to introduce and scale-up youth-friendly services (YFS) in the Ethiopian public health system in order to address ...

April 18, 2012

WHO's 2010 Recommendations for HIV Treatment: National Guideline Revision ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) released revised recommendations for adult and adolescent HIV treatment in 2010. The aim of this technical brief from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s AIDSTAR-One (AIDS Support ...

Needs, Challenges & Opportunities: Adolescents and Young People Living with HIV in Zambia
December 30, 2011

Needs, Challenges & Opportunities: Adolescents and Young People Living with ...

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The aims of this qualitative study, carried out in 2010 by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, were twofold. The first was to explore and document the psychosocial, sexual, and reproductive health (SRH) needs of adolescents (10-19) living with ...

NuLife
December 14, 2011

NuLife

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This report records the experience of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded NuLife - Food and Nutrition Interventions for Uganda project, which sought to help integrate nutrition care into the care of those ...

Mobile Clinics in India Take to the Road
November 28, 2011

Mobile Clinics in India Take to the Road

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From the Case Study Series from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s AIDSTAR-One (AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources, Sector 1, Task Order 1), this report explores the process and results of a ...

Nutrition Guidelines for Care and Support of People Living with HIV and AIDS
November 17, 2011

Nutrition Guidelines for Care and Support of People Living with HIV and AIDS

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This set of guidelines and the accompanying flip chart (see the Related Summaries section below) are training and outreach resources used by Zambia’s Ministry of Health, the National AIDS/AIDS/STI [Sexually Transmitted Infection]/TB[Tuberculosis] ...

Presenting the Evidence for Social and Behavioural Communication
November 7, 2011

Presenting the Evidence for Social and Behavioural Communication

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This 21-page paper, published by Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa (JHHESA), with inputs from Health and Development Africa (HDA), Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, LoveLife, and Community Media Trust ...

October 28, 2011

Effect of Communication on HIV Prevention and Living with HIV/AIDS

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Developed for advocacy purposes, this resource from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs (JHU CCP) offers 10 key points for discussion around the impact of communication on HIV prevention and ...

Sex Work and Life with Dignity: Sex Work, HIV, and Human Rights Program in Peru
October 20, 2011

Sex Work and Life with Dignity: Sex Work, HIV, and Human Rights Program in Peru

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"The program helps open up a topic this society generally considers taboo. The barriers are slowly breaking down. This is a definite advantage." - Peruvian government official

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing for Paediatric Inpatients and their Caretakers is Feasible and Acceptable
September 21, 2011

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing for Paediatric Inpatients and their ...

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This research article discusses the analysis of routine programme data from Mulago teaching hospital in Uganda from an HIV counselling and testing (HCT) initiative for hospitalised children and caretakers who were tested between February 2005 and ...

Treatment as Prevention: Challenges and Opportunities
October 25, 2011

Treatment as Prevention: Challenges and Opportunities

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This Global Health Council Fact Sheet summarises findings on treatment of HIV and AIDS as a prevention strategy [Footnotes removed by editor throughout]: “'Treatment as prevention' refers to the prevention of HIV transmission by treating people ...

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