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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
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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
Enough With the HIV Treatment Cascade Research, Let's Do Something About It Already

"Funding allocation -- be it governmental or private -- largely does not address stigma, shame and denial...the community is wandering around in ignorance about the availability of treatment and the ability to live a normal life with HIV infection." CDC scientist argues for better linkage to care and campaigns to improve HIV literacy.

Published
12 June 2013
From
The Body Pro
Intimate partner violence associated with subsequent HIV infection in Uganda

Ugandan women who have been subject to violence from a sexual partner are more likely than other women to go on to acquire HIV, according to a

Published
10 June 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Living on the margins drives HIV epidemic in Europe and central Asia - conclusion of new report

Social and structural factors – such as poverty, marginalization and stigma – and not just individual behaviours are shaping the HIV epidemic in Europe and central Asia. This is the main conclusion of a new report released today by the World Bank Group, WHO/Europe and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The study systematically reviews evidence on HIV vulnerability and response in all countries of the WHO European Region.

Published
10 June 2013
From
WHO Europe

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