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Kenya HIV activists want data destroyed

Human rights activists have gone to court to get Kenya's government to destroy data which lists children who are HIV positive.

Published
19 June 2015
From
BBC
Remembering Alan Brotherton

Everyone at the Alliance is extremely saddened to hear news of the death of our friend and colleague Alan Brotherton yesterday in Sydney, Australia. Alan was a leading HIV, LGBTI health and social justice advocate. He joined the Alliance in 2008 as Senior Advisor: Policy, then later took the position of Senior Advisor: HIV Prevention until he left in 2010.

Published
16 June 2015
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Recently diagnosed workshops

Take Control, Learn, Connect is a new programme of weekend workshops for people recently diagnosed with HIV.

Published
15 June 2015
From
Positively UK
Mykki Blanco Discloses That He's HIV Positive

Rapper, poet and performance artist Mykki Blanco made a difficult disclosure on Friday night, publicly revealing that he is HIV positive.

Published
15 June 2015
From
Rolling Stone
US funding for HIV treatment linked with employment gains in sub-Saharan Africa

We found that PEPFAR was associated with a 13 percent increase in employment among males in focus nations compared to non-focus ones. In contrast, no change in employment was observed among females. In addition, we found that increasing PEPFAR per capita funding by $100 was associated with a 9.1-percentage-point average increase in employment among males.

Published
15 June 2015
From
Brookings Institution (blog)
HIV-positive women bear brunt of stigma

South Africa’s first national HIV stigma survey has found that 7 percent of HIV-positive women surveyed reported being sterilised against their will. About 40 percent said contraception use had been a pre-requisite to accessing antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, contrary to national policy.

Published
12 June 2015
From
Independent Online
African scientists on anti-homosexuality laws: Criminalization harms public health

Report details how criminalization and discrimination against sexual minorities fuels spread of infectious diseases among general populations as well as among men who have sex with men.

Published
12 June 2015
From
Science Speaks
When to START has never been clearer

Posirtive Lite editor Bob Leahy in conversation with CATIE’s Sean Hosein about START, the important and ground-breaking study that recently provided definitive evidence of the health benefits of starting HIV treatment sooner rather than later.

Published
10 June 2015
From
Positive Lite
South Africa: Almost 10 percent of HIV-positive women report forced sterilisation

South Africa’s first national HIV stigma index has found that seven percent of HIV-positive women surveyed reported being sterilised against their will and about 40 percent reported contraception was a pre-requisite of accessing antiretrovirals (ARVs).

Published
10 June 2015
From
Health-e
Media portrayals of sexual health research

A new blog post tackles media representations of sexual health. Each contributor offers their own experience and views: Kirstin Mitchell writes about sexual function; Sharron Hinchliff about sex among older adults, and; Martin Holt reflects on media coverage of gay men, sex, drugs and HIV.

Published
10 June 2015
From
Sexual Health Research Network

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