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HIV Prevention Update -- October 2010

By John Nicholson | 01 Nov, 2010 Last edited by Sophie Beauvais on 03 Dec 2010

Read the complete HIV Prevention Update: http://www.ghdonline.org/hivprevention/discussion/hiv-prevention-update-octob...

In Focus
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Eliminating HIV in South Africa May Cost More Than Estimated

Granich and colleagues' 2009 model may have
underestimated the costs of implementing a universal "test and treat" strategy
for South Africa...
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Community Views of Intergenerational Sex

According to this qualitative study, young women, although aware that their IG partners were more likely to be infected with HIV, noted difficulty in negotiating condom use.
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Where Are We Toward Achieving Universal Access: Progress Report 2010

Despite encouraging progress made by several countries, global targets for HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support are unlikely to be achieved in 2010, and funding remains flat.
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Recent Studies

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New in Behavioral Interventions
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Being Faithful in a Sexual Relationship: Perceptions of Tanzanian Adolescents in the Context of HIV and Pregnancy Prevention
From: AIDS Care

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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Refusal of HIV Testing among Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya: Results from the MAMAS Study
From: AIDS and Behavior

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Acceptance of HIV Testing for Children Ages 18 Months to 13 Years Identified through Voluntary, Home-Based HIV Counseling and Testing in Western Kenya
From: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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Use of Mass Media Campaigns to Change Health Behavior
From: The Lancet

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New in Biomedical Interventions
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Effect of Vitamin Supplements on HIV Shedding in Breast Milk
From: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

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New in Structural Interventions
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Beyond Sugar Daddies: Intergenerational Sex and AIDS in Urban Zimbabwe
From: AIDS and Behavior

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The Importance of Male Partner Involvement for Women's Acceptability and Adherence
to Female-Initiated HIV Prevention Methods in Zimbabwe
From: AIDS and Behavior

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New in Epidemiological Interventions
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Global HIV Surveillance among MSM: Is Risky Behavior Seriously Underestimated?
From: AIDS

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Reports, Guidelines, & Tools
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Young People Most at Risk of HIV: A Meeting Report and Discussion Paper

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MSM-related Abstracts
From: The Global Forum on MSM & HIV

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HIV/AIDS Alliance-Ukraine: Combination Approaches for Injecting Drug Users
From: AIDSTAR-One

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FY 2011 Country Operational Plan (COP) Guidance
From: Office of Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC)

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News, Events, & Forums
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UN Agency Reports Significant Progress in Reducing New HIV Infections
From: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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The HIV Prevention Update provides a representative sample of summaries and abstracts of recent articles on global HIV prevention issues from a variety of
scientific, peer-reviewed journals. It also includes state-of-the-art program
resources, such as tools, curricula, program reports, and unpublished research
findings.

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