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For many destitute Kenyans, illegal sales of anti-HIV drugs only means of survival

The illegal sale of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that curb HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is rampant in Kenya. Patients who receive the drugs for free under international aid programs are selling them to wealthy people who want to keep their HIV secret, or to those elsewhere in Africa who face difficulties obtaining the medication.

Published
29 October 2012
From
The Asahi Shimbun
EAST AFRICA: Sex workers need help too

In humanitarian emergencies impoverished women may turn to sex work as a way of feeding themselves and their families; without the usual health services and given the often low education of those involved, sex is frequently unprotected, exposing them and their clients to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV

Published
22 October 2012
From
IRIN Plus News
Huge differences in HIV mortality rates in US according to race, social and economic status

New US research has revealed enormous differences in HIV mortality rates between patients according to their race and social and economic status. Published in the online edition

Published
19 October 2012
By
Michael Carter
Nairobi Workshop Creates Hope for HIV Patients in Emergencies

To make sure HIV prevention and the needs of people with HIV will be better taken into account in future emergencies, UNAIDS and co-sponsors organized a workshop in the Kenyan capital last week to bring together national authorities and UN experts from five African countries where drought is a recurring problem – Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia and South Sudan.

Published
05 September 2012
From
UNHCR
What kind of prevention do gay men need?

A number of presentations at the 19th International AIDS Conference explored the 'hyperepidemic' of HIV amongst men who have sex with men, and especially black MSM. A paper

Published
06 August 2012
By
Gus Cairns
Depending on how it's defined, between 13% and 46% of American gay men report intimate partner violence

A study which aimed to produce a definition of intimate partner violence (physical, sexual, or psychological harm caused by a current or former partner) that would be

Published
03 August 2012
By
Roger Pebody
Poverty-targeted cash transfers are reducing some HIV risk behaviours

Cash transfers to orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya are associated with later onset of sexual activity and fewer sexual partners, but no increase in condom use among

Published
31 July 2012
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Female sex workers have 14 times the risk of having HIV as other women

Although researchers and public health organisations in most low and middle income countries have not collected any recent data on the prevalence of HIV in female sex

Published
31 July 2012
By
Roger Pebody
What science can't yet treat: HIV's impact on minorities, poor

For all the strides made against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, science and medicine alone can't end an epidemic that affects vulnerable populations disproportionately: minorities, young people, poor people and those who lack access to health care.

Published
27 July 2012
From
The News Tribune
The paradox of HIV in black MSM in the US – very high infection rates despite no more risky sex and more precautions

A new meta-analysis, presented to the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) on Tuesday, shows that the exceptionally high rates of HIV infection seen in black

Published
25 July 2012
By
Roger Pebody

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