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The Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Gender-Based Violence: A Critical Connection

Carla Koppell, USAID’s chief strategy officer, discusses linkages between gender-based violence prevention and efforts to reduce the spread of HIV: "This week we mark World AIDS Day. Appropriately, it occurs during the Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Why so appropriate? Because we know that gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response are critical to effectively treating and reducing the spread of HIV. Though not always self-evident, the connection is clear."

Published
09 December 2014
From
USAID
Cara Bids for Lighthouse Lifeline

The Lighthouse in West London, up for sale by THT, will continue to be used and run by people living with HIV if a rescue plan by The Cara Trust is accepted.

Published
19 February 2014
From
Baseline
Ongoing challenges in providing PMTCT in Kenya and Malawi

Ongoing systemic issues are affecting the implementation of the 2010 World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes in Kenya, according to a study

Published
24 January 2014
By
Lesley Odendal
A Letter to HIV on the 16th Anniversary of My Diagnosis

I know that thanks to you I had to take a very good look at myself, and the world. I had to look straight in the eyes of death and illness. Thanks to you I stopped taking my life for granted. I had to ask difficult questions to myself. Recognise my fragilities, and my responsibilities. What was most painful: I had to question the possibility of love and intimacy.

Published
04 February 2013
From
Speaking Up! blog
A healthy – and happy – old age with HIV

At least one-in-five people with HIV in the UK is now over 50.1 Gus Cairns asks: What’s the recipe for staying fit and happy as we age?

Published
22 October 2012
From
HIV treatment update
UK government ends funding for HIV-specific phone helplines

The Department of Health has ended its support for the telephone helplines operated by Terrence Higgins Trust, Black Health Agency, fpa and Brook, with funding

Published
04 October 2012
By
Roger Pebody
New guidance to support organisations to deliver peer support for people with long term conditions

Organisations delivering or planning to deliver peer support for people with long term conditions will be able to find out more about its benefits and good practice thanks to a new guidance by the Mental Health Foundation Peer Support in Long Term Conditions: the Basics.

Published
01 October 2012
From
Mental Health Foundation
NAT launches new report on HIV social care spending and services

NAT today launches ‘HIV social care in England – a survey of local council funding’, looking into how HIV social care spending and services have changed over time.  This report compares results with a similar survey from NAT in 2008.  

Published
09 August 2012
From
NAT press release
Supporting patient power: the role of patient advocates and advocacy groups

Chris Sandford is sitting in his office at the Bloomsbury Clinic, one of the UK’s busiest HIV clinics, a step away from the computer-and-sofa-shop Mecca that is

Published
03 February 2012
From
HIV treatment update
Pets help women manage HIV/AIDS: Study

A spoonful of medicine goes down a lot easier if there is a dog or cat around. Having pets is helpful for women living with HIV/AIDS and managing their chronic illness, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

Published
24 January 2012
From
Moreover.com HIV/AIDS feed
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