Category Archives: HIV – AIDS – STI

Sustainable Survival for adolescents living with HIV: do SDG‐aligned provisions reduce potential mortality risk?

by Lucie Cluver, Marija Pantelic, Mark Orkin et al. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2018, 21(S1):e25056 – First published: 27 February 2018 6 pp. 135 kB https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/jia2.25056 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a groundbreaking global development agenda to … Continue reading

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Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Regional Exchange (SHARE) Research Digest, December 2017 – January 2018

Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Regional Exchange (SHARE), 2018 116 pp. 754 kB http://www.hivsharespace.net/sites/default/files/SHARE-research-digest-march- 2018.pdf The SHARE project is pleased to provide a compilation of article abstracts from peer-reviewed literature related to HIV and AIDS in southern Africa. Abstracts are … Continue reading

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The growing burden of noncommunicable disease among persons living with HIV in Zimbabwe

by Mikaela Smit, Jack Olney, Nathan P Ford et al. AIDS: March 27, 2018, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 773–782 10 pp. 1.1 MB https://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/Fulltext/2018/03270/The_growing_burden_of_no ncommunicable_disease.11.aspx The authors aim to characterize the future noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden in Zimbabwe to … Continue reading

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Advanced HIV Disease

Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 66, Issue suppl_2, 1 April 2018 Free Access to all articles at: https://academic.oup.com/cid/issue/66/suppl_2 There is an increasing realization that there is a persistent and large burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)–associated morbidity and mortality encountered in … Continue reading

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Good Practice Guide: Gender-transformative HIV programming

Identifying and meeting the needs of women and girls in all their diversity by Susana Fried and Victoria Webbe International HIV/AIDS Alliance, February 2018 40 pp. 1.6 MB http://www.aidsalliance.org/assets/000/003/344/alliance_gpg-gender- transformative_original.pdf?1519649267 The relationship between gender and HIV is two-fold: while gender … Continue reading

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Ending the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

by Robert Walter Eisinger and Anthony S. Fauci Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 24, Number 3, March 2018 4 pp. 324 kB https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/3/pdfs/17-1797.pdf The goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic is theoretically achievable and would require addressing this global health catastrophe … Continue reading

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Disability, social functioning and school inclusion among older children and adolescents living with HIV in Zimbabwe

by Ruramayi Rukuni, Grace McHugh, Edith Majonga et al. Tropical Medicine and International Health, Vol. 23, No 2, pp 149–155, February 2018 7 pp. 75 kB http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tmi.13012/epdf Increasing numbers of children with HIV are surviving to adolescence and encountering multiple … Continue reading

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Supporting children, adolescents and young people living with HIV to start and stay on HIV treatment

International HIV/AIDS Alliance and Africaid Zvandiri – 15 January 2018 16 pp. 4.1 MB http://www.aidsalliance.org/assets/000/003/310/alliance_zvandiri_case_study_jan_20 18_web_original.pdf?1516015222 This case study is informed by the experiences of Africaid, a private voluntary organisation in Zimbabwe. Through its peer-led Zvandiri programme, Africaid provides differentiated … Continue reading

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Right to Health

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), 2017 128 pp. 4.7 MB http://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/media_asset/RighttoHealthReport_Full_web %2020%20Nov.pdf All people, regardless of their age, gender, place of residence, sexual orientation or other status, have one body, one life. It does not matter if someone … Continue reading

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HIV Epidemic Response (HER): Empowering Women and Girls to end AIDS

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, 2018 12 pp. 11.0 MB https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/6794/her_hivepidemicresponse_brochure_en.pdf The Global Fund has set a bold target to reduce the number of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by 58 percent … Continue reading

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