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AIDSFree Prevention Update gets a makeover!

Lauren Alexanderson - March 17, 2016
The AIDSFree Prevention Update is a monthly email update that gives you a snapshot of the latest research in HIV prevention. Our technical experts read scientific peer-reviewed journals, reports, tool...
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Strengthening Community Platforms to Address Gender Norms

Lauren Alexanderson - Feb. 29, 2016
In 2014, there were 25.8 million people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, more than half of them women. Several studies have reported that girls’ and women’s risk of HIV infection is associated w...
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gender gender-based violence HIV prevention Targeted Interventions
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Promising HIV-preventive Practices for Sero-Discordant Couples

Willemijn de Bruin - May 7, 2014
To all whom it might concern, The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is conducting a study on HIV-preventive practices for sero-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa. Information gathered by means o...
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Ethiopia Success Story: Improving Infection Prevention and Control Education in Ethiopia’s Medical Schools

John Nicholson - Oct. 17, 2013
The new Ethiopia Success Story: Improving Infection Prevention and Control Education in Ethiopia’s Medical Schools is live on AIDSTAR-One! This success story showcases AIDSTAR-One's collaboration ...
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Adherence and Retention adolescents Announcements education Ethiopia HIV prevention PLWH
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Structural Approaches to HIV Prevention Position Paper Series

John Nicholson - July 15, 2013
This set of five position papers was co-commissioned by AIDSTAR-One and the STRIVE research consortium to address critical issues within the field of structural interventions for prevention of sexual ...
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HIV prevention MARP Research Structural Interventions Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
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The RESPECT study: Evaluating Conditional Cash Transfers for HIV/STI Prevention in Tanzania

Pamela Marks - June 14, 2013
I am curious to hear iwhat others think of this study which looked at using conditional cash transfers as an intervention in reducing STIs in Tanzania. Here is a summary: “The RESPECT study: Eval...
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HIV prevention Targeted Interventions
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HIV Prevention Update: February 2013

John Nicholson - March 13, 2013
The February HIV Prevention Update is now available on the AIDSTAR-One Website. Read about the latest HIV studies including those that focus on rethinking PMTCT, the promise of combination prevention,...
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Call for Papers: Social Networks, Health, and Mental Health (Social Science & Medicine)

Alexander Tsai - Jan. 31, 2013
Hi GHDonline community: Social Science & Medicine has just released a Call for Papers for a special issue on social networks, health and mental health. We recognize that many of the submissions wil...
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Combination Implementation for HIV Prevention

Larry Chang - Jan. 23, 2013
Hi Everyone, I thought this article we recently published (Lancet Infect Dis 2013; 13: 65–76) may be of interest to this group. Abstract is below, article is attached. Thanks! Cheers, Larry Chang C...
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Men and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Nigeria

Amrit Banstola - Oct. 8, 2012
Samuel Oladipupo from Nigeria writes to Public Health Perspective (PHP) Online Newsletter--the first public health online newsletter of Nepal about Men and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Nigeria. To read the ...
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The Safety of Task-shifting for Male Medical Circumcision: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Rebecca Roby - March 9, 2012
The protective effect of male circumcision on male acquisition of HIV infection is supported by strong evidence from randomized trials and observational studies. Mathematical models estimate that wide...
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AVAC launches call for applications for 2012 Advocacy Fellowships

May 2011 Dear Advocates, AVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2012 HIV Prevention Research Advocacy Fellowship Program. This update provides information on the Advocacy Fell...
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International Day Against Homophobia: Sexuality & Health

Ted Hufstader - May 17, 2011
International Day Against Homophobia: Sexuality & Health Hufstader Ted BACKGROUND & CONTEXT This document is intended to serve as a primer on information related t...
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Px Wire: Quarterly update on HIV prevention research, Vol 4, No 2

Deirdre Grant - April 11, 2011
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Support Evidence-Based HIV Prevention

Deirdre Grant - March 21, 2011
Please find below a recent posting to AVAC's Advocates' Network regarding a sign-on letter to support evidence-based decision-making in HIV prevention research: March 17, 2011 Dear Advocates, ...
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Feb. 14 Debate: The Ethics of Material Incentives for HIV Prevention

Sarah Arnquist - Feb. 11, 2011
The World Bank's Global HIV/AIDS Program and the Office of HIV/AIDS at USAID are co-hosting a debate series that discusses the constantly changing dynamics of HIV/AIDS, and our collective response. Th...
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Emerging Issues Debate 5: The Ethics of Material Incentives for HIV Prevention

John Nicholson - Jan. 28, 2011
The World Bank's Global HIV/AIDS Program and the Office of HIV/AIDS at USAID are co-hosting a debate series that discusses the constantly changing dynamics of HIV/AIDS, and our collective response. Th...
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Community engagement debate on HIV prevention Developing targeted interventions Ethics HIV prevention Integration and linkages to care material incentives Monitoring & Evaluation Scaling up & managing at scale
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Upcoming debate on U.S. HIV/AIDS prevention funding policy

Sarah Arnquist - Jan. 4, 2011
Next Thursday the Commission on Smart Global Health Policy will host a debate on the United States HIV/AIDS spending policies. One debater will argue that the U.S. should withhold future increases in ...
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Dec issue of JAIDS on HIV prevention and drug users

Maria May - Nov. 11, 2010
Hi, The latest issue of JAIDS is available for free online at: http://journals.lww.com/jaids/toc/2010/12011 The articles include one on implementation science and HIV prevention that may be of int...
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Permanent Link to September Prevention Update

John Nicholson - Oct. 13, 2010
Permanent Link to September Prevention Update Nicholson John
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