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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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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions HIV HIV prevention Sexual transmission
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Point of care testing for syphilis in resource-limited areas?

Can anyone relate their experience (s) about point of care testing as a screening measure for syphilis in the context of HIV prevention in resource-poor settings in developing countries? Point of care...
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Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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Evaluation of positive health dignity and prevention interventions in resource constrained settings

karen Gordon-Boyle - Dec. 6, 2012
I have just completed a two year intervention in Guyana training NGOs to provide community based PHDP services for PLHIV. I am in the process of evaluating how effective this pilot intervention has be...
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Sexual transmission
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Traditional Male Circumcision in Uganda: A Qualitative Focus Group Discussion Analysis

Amir Sabet - Oct. 18, 2012
Here is a link to a newly published study on traditional male circumcision in Uganda: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0045316 Amir Traditional Male Circumcision...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Sexual transmission
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Global recycling of medical research equipment - survey questionnaire. Come and share your views!..

Afif Latiff - Oct. 1, 2012
Calling all medical health professionals, academics, NGOs, medical alliances and governmental health ambassadors to participate in our online questionnaire to enhance the prospect of our research. The...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Injection drug use Integration and linkages to care Media Monitoring & Evaluation Mother to child transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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Study demonstrates target threshold of TFV-DP concentrations necessary for reduction of HIV-1 transmision in MSM

Pamela Marks - Sept. 26, 2012
Study looks at inracellular concentrations of TFV-DP from STRAND and iPrEx trialls and the outocmes in cases vs. controls Study demonstrates target threshold of TFV-DP concentrations necessary for red...
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MSM pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) MSM Sexual transmission
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Are condoms passé?

Daniel C - Sept. 21, 2012
Do we need to reinvigorate the use of condoms as an HIV prevention tool? [ http://bit.ly/P5RIzL ] Are condoms passé? Daniel C
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combination prevention condom promotion Condoms evidence Sexual transmission
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Measuring Impact of HIV prevention interventions : Is there need to change prevalence for incidence for a more accurate evaluation of program performance?

Moses Modi - Aug. 20, 2012
Most organizations heavily involved in HIV/AIDS interventions have over the years used a distinct monitoring and evaluation framework as a management tool for measuring performance of prevention progr...
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Developing targeted interventions Monitoring & Evaluation Sexual transmission
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Survey questionnaires on global medical research equipment donation program. Join in and share your view!

Afif Latiff - July 8, 2012
Calling all medical health professionals, academics, NGOs, medical alliances and governmental health ambassadors to participate in our online questionnaire to enhance the prospect of our research. The...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Integration and linkages to care Media Monitoring & Evaluation Mother to child transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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Undetectable Viral Load — Not a Guarantee Against Transmitting HIV - Journal Watch

Sophie Beauvais - June 12, 2012
Detectable HIV RNA in semen concurrent with undetectable plasma HIV RNA is not an uncommon event, a finding which may have implications for HIV transmission. Results from the HPTN 052 trial demonst...
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Sexual transmission
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Research and Tools: Comprehensive Condom Use Programs

John Nicholson - April 23, 2012
Meta-analyses and well-designed evaluations have shown that when coupled with education and counseling, condom promotion programs can be effective in increasing male condom use among youth and among s...
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behavior change combination prevention Condoms Sexual transmission
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HIV Prevention Update: Male Circumcision, Most-at-Risk Programming, and More

Daniel C - March 6, 2012
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 i...
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Community engagement Injection drug use Mother to child transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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Male Circumcision Made Easy!

Paul Robinson - Feb. 5, 2012
Recently FDA approved the use of PrePex--a male circumcision procedure that is simple, blood less and effective. Can male circumcision contribute to control of HIV transmission? Details of PrePex incl...
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Sexual transmission
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Pastor George

GEORGE AGUN - Jan. 28, 2012
In some path of Nigeria especially the fulanies because of early marrage issue a girl 12yrs of age is giving out in marrage to an adult and what he does is to continue to use his penis to open the vir...
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Sexual transmission
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Treatment As Prevention named Science Magazine's #1 Scientific Breakthrough of 2011

Sema Sgaier - Dec. 25, 2011
Treatment As Prevention named Science Magazine's #1 Scientific Breakthrough of 2011 Sgaier Sema
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Sexual transmission Treatment for prevention
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HIV/AIDS and disability

How can we improve the activities and the soustanability of DPOs in the fight against HIV and AIDS ? HIV/AIDS and disability KARANGWA Francois Xavier
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Community engagement Monitoring & Evaluation Sexual transmission
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Access to HIV Prevention Services and Attitudes about Emerging Strategies: A Global Survey of Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and their Health Care Providers

Ted Hufstader - July 14, 2011
Access to HIV Prevention Services and Attitudes about Emerging Strategies: A Global Survey of Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and their Health Care Providers Hufstader Ted ...
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Addressing structural risk HIV prevention and care services Integration and linkages to care MSM pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) primary care Sexual transmission
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AIDSTAR-One Prevention Knowledge Base Summary: ART as Prevention

John Nicholson - July 5, 2011
AIDSTAR-One Prevention Knowledge Base Summary: ART as Prevention Nicholson John
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Sexual transmission treatment as prevention
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June 2011 HIV Prevention Update from AIDSTAR-One

John Nicholson - July 5, 2011
June 2011 HIV Prevention Update from AIDSTAR-One Nicholson John
Keywords:
HIV treatment Mother to child transmission MSM Sexual transmission treatment as prevention
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Film: In It to Save Lives: Scaling up VMMC for HIV Prevention for Maximum Public Health Impact

John Nicholson - July 5, 2011
Film: In It to Save Lives: Scaling up VMMC for HIV Prevention for Maximum Public Health Impact Nicholson John
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Kenya male circumcision Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission Swaziland VMMC voluntary medical male circumcision