Category Archives: HIV – AIDS – STI

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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Status of HIV Epidemic Control Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women Aged 15–24 Years – Seven African Countries, 2015–2017

by Kristin Brown, Daniel B. Williams, Steve Kinchen et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Jan 12; 67(1): 29–32 4 pp. 86 kB https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5769792/pdf/mm6701a6.pdf In 2016, an estimated 1.5 million females aged 15–24 years were living with human immunodeficiency … Continue reading

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Pocket Guide for Peer Education Program to Reduce TB and HIV Risks in Tanzania Prisons

by Beati Mboya, Peter Maro, John Gulaka et al. Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project, August 2017 194 pp. 1.9 MB https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/2017.8.4_pe-pocket-guide-engrev.pdf The objectives of this program are to encourage behaviour change among inmates and prison … Continue reading

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Africa Health, Vol. 39, Nr. 6, September 2017

44 pp. 2.4 MB https://www.dropbox.com/s/ieupt9f78gadbmi/Africa%20Health%20September%202017.pdf?dl=1 The issue includes comment from the Global Human Resources for Health conference; plus two interesting malaria-related feature articles looking at how to scale up chemoprophylaxis; as well as who will be the winners and losers … Continue reading

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Disability and HIV

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, August 2017 28 pp. 268 kB http://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/media_asset/JC2905_disability-and- HIV_en.pdf This report highlights existing key evidence on the relationship between disability and HIV. It discusses the concrete steps needed for a person-centred, disability-inclusive HIV response … Continue reading

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E-learning course: Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

The Global Health eLearning Center, November 2017 https://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/mother-child-transmission-hiv-0 The past decade has witnessed tremendous global progress in reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT), the leading cause of HIV infection in children. Effective interventions exist to virtually eliminate MTCT during pregnancy, … Continue reading

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