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Evidence-based policy movement "unhelpful and unscientific"

Dr Flora Cornish, Associate Professor in Qualitative Research Methodology at the London School of Economics, on why the aspirations of the evidence-based policy movement for bottom line answers are unscientific and unhelpful when evaluating the efficacy of community mobilisation in tackling HIV.

Published
19 hours ago
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Drug injection rooms a resounding success

The facilities in Denmark have helped prevent deaths by overdose and have decreased the amount of syringe and needle waste on the streets.

Published
22 hours ago
From
The Copenhagen Post
Provision of PrEP in the UK will be cost-effective for gay men at high risk of HIV, model finds

A cost-effectiveness model of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for gay men based on the data from the PROUD study, and adapted to the UK epidemic, finds that

Published
01 June 2015
By
Gus Cairns
When Sex Ed Discusses Gender Inequality, Sex Gets Safer

A new study shows a "striking" difference in effectiveness between programs that address gender and power, and those that don't.

Published
01 June 2015
From
The Atlantic
3 things to keep in mind about trans (men’s) inclusion in HIV prevention research

Prevention research and interventions (e.g., PrEP demonstration projects) that focus on trans women are needed, rather than problematically lumping them in with men who have sex with men.

Published
01 June 2015
From
CATIE
Testing and treatment up along with condomless sex in Melbourne

GAY men in Melbourne are having more condomless anal sex with both regular and casual partners, while testing regularly for HIV and treating if they receive a positive diagnosis are also both on the increase, according to this year’s Gay Community Periodic Survey results.

Published
29 May 2015
From
Sydney Star Observer
Some chimpanzees infected with AIDS virus may harbor protective, humanlike gene

When Peter Parham’s postdoc first showed him data suggesting a gene in some wild chimpanzees infected with the AIDS virus closely resembled one that protects humans from HIV, he was skeptical.

Published
29 May 2015
From
Science
Harm reduction for people who inject drugs in New York has worked, but hasn’t reduced racial inequality

Needle and syringe exchange and opiate substitution therapy in New York City has worked in reducing HIV infection in people who inject drugs (PWIDs) to the extent

Published
29 May 2015
By
Gus Cairns
PrEP in the eyes of a young Thai gay man

To take PrEP or not to take PrEP? That is the question; the question that’s trending among gay men, me included, who are still learning about the breakthrough medication.

Published
28 May 2015
From
APCOM
High lifetime costs of treating HIV show importance of investing in prevention

The lifetime cost for treating one HIV infection in the UK is almost £380,000, according to a model published in the online journal PLOS One. Switching to generic

Published
27 May 2015
By
Michael Carter
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