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Issue 189: August/September 2009

Published: 01 September 2009

  • In this issue

    “I disagree with arguing whether the glass is half-full or half-empty. The point is it’s the same glass.” Who’s right about the state of the world? The sunny optimists...

  • HIV treatment is working in Africa. Will it be sustained?

    The provision of HIV treatment for patients in Africa has now started to reap real public health benefits, the Fifth International AIDS Society Conference in Cape Town...

  • Walking back to happiness

    People with HIV, as endless studies attest, have higher rates of depression, addictions and other mental health problems than the general population. But even if we aren’t depressed,...

  • Contraceptive choices for women with HIV

    Information for women with HIV often includes advice on pregnancy and conception, but information on contraception that takes into account the needs of positive women can be harder...

  • Don’t panic! A short Q&A on swine flu

    Regularly in the news since the first cases were identified earlier this year, what does the swine flu epidemic mean for people with HIV in...

Issue 189: August/September 2009

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