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Kenyan sex workers and men who have sex with men find PrEP acceptable but worry about others' assumptions

Qualitative interviews from an already published placebo-controlled study of 66 men who have sex with men (MSM) and five female sex workers (FSWs) in Kenya who took tenofovir/emtricitabine

Published
23 August 2013
By
Gus Cairns
IPM Receives £15 Million from UK Government to Advance Innovative Health Products for Women

Funding will accelerate development of HIV prevention tools and other sexual and reproductive health technologies.

Published
22 August 2013
From
International Partnership for Microbicides
HIV-AIDS biggest health risk in Thailand

HIV-AIDS is still the biggest health risk in Thailand says a new report exposing the devastating impact of the disease in the country.

Published
22 August 2013
From
Radio Australia
Why Treatment as Prevention Isn’t Just a “Biomedical” Intervention

The truth is that there is no such thing as a purely “biomedical intervention,” and there is no such thing as a purely “behavioral intervention.” For Pete’s sake, condoms are lumped under the term “behavioral,” and clearly we understand that they’re a technological intervention. They don’t even exist on a continuum. The distinction is entirely in our heads.

Published
22 August 2013
From
BETA blog
Gay California Mayor Starts Petition to End U.S. Gay Blood Ban

After hosting a blood drive on city property but being banned from donating his own blood, he created an online petition. 

Published
22 August 2013
From
Poz magazine news
HIV via blood transfusion on the rise

571 persons in Andhra Pradesh have been allegedly infected with the HIV virus through blood transfusion in the last four years. Experts attribute such infections to rampant malpractices among blood banks and hasty oversight on the part ...

Published
20 August 2013
From
Times of India
National Leaders Release Policy Statement on HIV Prophylaxis for Sexual Assault Survivors

The Association for Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV), and National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) released a policy statement today, recommending that systems be established to ensure that survivors of sexual assault have universal access to medications to prevent HIV following rape.

Published
20 August 2013
From
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Drug addiction not a criminal issue, says chief medical officer

Sally Davies says drug addiction should be seen as a medical problem and admits eating hash cookies at university.

Published
19 August 2013
From
The Guardian
New NHS guidelines on doctors and nurses with HIV will change lives

The NHS used to impose restrictions on the jobs HIV-positive doctors and nurses could do. Here we meet two nurses who will benefit from new guidelines that allow them to work anywhere they choose.

Published
19 August 2013
From
The Guardian
An HIV Structure Breakthrough? Or "Complete Rubbish"?

Earlier this summer, there was a startling report of a structure of the HIV surface proteins gp120 and gp41 obtained through cryogenic electron microscopy. This is a very important and very challenging field to work in.

Published
19 August 2013
From
Corante

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