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Financial incentives improve HIV self-testing outcomes in Malawian men

Financial incentives for men in sub-Saharan Africa can significantly improve linkages to HIV prevention and treatment services after self-testing.

14 January 2019
Kenya: Riddle of gender disparities in HIV-Aids deaths

Why are men more likely to die from HIV compared with women?

01 December 2018
Daily Nation
Reaching the men: who are the partners of the young women with HIV in South Africa?

In the high-prevalence countries of southern Africa, young women under 25 bear the brunt of the epidemic, with continued high rates of HIV infection. So

05 November 2018
Gus Cairns
Young women, their male partners and HIV – how relationships vary across settings

New research comparing partners of adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and South Africa reveals important differences between settings – giving further evidence for the need to contextualise HIV responses.

23 October 2018
Adolescent girls’ male partners are not all much older, much wealthier ‘sugar daddies’

The male partners of adolescent girls and young women in eSwatini (Swaziland) and South Africa report substantial HIV risk behaviours, but the data also challenge the

04 October 2018
Roger Pebody
Racial segregation associated with new HIV infections among black heterosexuals living in the US

A greater degree of racial segregation in urban areas of the United States is associated with more new HIV infections among black heterosexual men and women, according to

24 September 2018
Krishen Samuel
Toxic masculinity and the spread of HIV in Uganda

“Most men fear shame, stigma and discrimination, or losing their job, so they conceal their status,” says Yusuf Byaruhanga. “Some don’t see the benefit of coming out as positive.”

14 May 2018
African Arguments
The Blesser's Curse

How sugar daddies and vaginal microbes created the world’s largest HIV epidemic.

23 March 2018
The Atlantic
Why is HIV prevention among young women and girls not working? We have forgotten the men

Urgent action is needed on two fronts. The first is challenging and transforming harmful gender and social norms that discourage men from seeking health services and behaviours that increase the likelihood of HIV transmission to women and girls. The second is to ensure that health systems in general, and health service delivery specifically, are designed in a way that will meet men where they are with HIV-related services.

04 December 2017
Daily Maverick
Who Are Heterosexual Women Acquiring HIV From? Are Heterosexual Women's Partners A Hidden Population?

We need to dare to address the unspoken dynamic of how women acquire HIV. In safe, informal settings with women, they often explain how they contracted the virus from their husband and or long term partner. Women explain how they did not know at the time or until much later that their partners had been bisexual or gay. Women do not readily discuss this dynamic and often there is silence in public spaces

26 September 2017
Positive Lite
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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