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Medical male circumcision campaigns face cultural challenges in southern Africa

Campaigns to circumcise tens of thousands of men in southern Africa are falling victim to lingering acceptability issues six years after the procedure was first recommended to

Published
17 July 2013
By
Laura Lopez Gonzalez
Male circumcision: the message is catching on, but scale-up poses monitoring and follow-up problems

Programmes offering voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as part of HIV prevention are now starting to expand in a number countries in sub-Saharan Africa, delegates at the recent

Published
15 July 2013
By
Gus Cairns
To cut STD rate, Calif considers condoms in prison

One Californian lawmaker says it's time to give prison inmates a way to practice safe sex behind bars to reduce an infection rate that experts say is much higher than that of the general population.

Published
08 July 2013
From
SFGate
Drug addicts to be given foil to encourage treatment

Drug users are to be offered free foil, used as a surface to heat up drugs like heroin, to encourage them to get help for their addiction. New laws will allow drug treatment providers to offer the foil as part of efforts to get addicts into treatment, and to protect their health.

Published
08 July 2013
From
BBC
PEPFAR budget cuts cause anxiety

Ten years ago, a shipping container was converted into Ethiopia's first HIV treatment centre, in Addis Ababa. The centre is now one of 900 sites across the country, funded, like thousands across Africa, by the US government-run President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Experts are concerned that consistent budget cuts in PEPFAR funding could make reaching the goal of an HIV-free generation difficult, if not impossible.

Published
05 July 2013
From
IRIN Plus News
Intervention with cash lottery prizes cuts HIV infection by 39% in young women in Lesotho

An HIV prevention intervention in which young people who had tested negative for sexually transmitted infections were given lottery tickets and had the possibility of winning a

Published
04 July 2013
By
Roger Pebody
First-ever community-randomised combination prevention trial produces modest drop in HIV incidence, big increase in testing in men

The results of a pioneering HIV prevention trial comparing the effects of mobile HIV testing, community mobilisation, and enhanced support for people with HIV versus standard voluntary counselling

Published
03 July 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Cambodia seeks to halt progression of HIV by 2020

The new initiative Cambodia 3.0 aims to eliminate new infections of HIV in the country by 2020. In the mid-1990s, Cambodia had one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics with 20,000 new infections in the decade, according to a press release. Yet this trend reversed within 5 years.

Published
03 July 2013
From
Healio.com
Laws in Asia hindering Aids fight, say UN health officials

UN health officials have urged Asian governments to get rid of what they say are punitive laws that hinder the battle against HIV and Aids by discriminating against high-risk groups and deterring them from seeking treatment.

Published
03 July 2013
From
South China Morning Post
Maps show how disproportionately HIV affects black America

Here's the one map to show how disproportionately AIDS affects black America. The darker the red, the high the percentage of the population living with an HIV diagnosis.

Published
28 June 2013
From
National Journal

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