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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
HIV Is Not a PR Stunt for Marriage Equality

Why is Neil Giuliano, executive director of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, suddenly using HIV as an argument for equal marriage?

Published
25 June 2013
From
Huffington Post
One in three women suffers violence, global study finds

WHO research reveals shocking extent of attacks on women, the vast majority of which are carried out by male partners.

Published
21 June 2013
From
The Guardian
How does neighbourhood impact on STI (Chlamydia) risk?

What is it about certain neighbourhoods that places their residents at far greater risk of STI acquisition than other neighbourhoods?

Published
21 June 2013
From
BMJ Group blogs
South Africa: 1 in 10 men have been sexually assaulted

A survey of 1 700 South African men from the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal revealed that one in 10 men has been sexually assaulted by another man, while about one in 20 report having consensual sexual contact with other men – many who are at the same time in sexual relationships with women, according to research. The results are part of a survey of adult South African men published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

Published
21 June 2013
From
Health-e
Austerity cuts to Spanish healthcare system are 'putting lives at risk'

A series of austerity reforms made by the Spanish government could lead to the effective dismantling of large parts of the country's healthcare system, with potentially detrimental effects on the health of the Spanish people, according to new research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Published
18 June 2013
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health

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