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Circumcision and celebrities: scaling-up voluntary medical male circumcision

National celebrities, both male and female, are helping scale-up VMMC efforts in Zimbabwe by addressing key barriers men face when considering the procedure, including a lack of social support and myths and misconceptions around VMMC.

Published
12 May 2014
From
PSI Impact blog
A Simple Theory, and a Proposal, on HIV in Africa

Norwegian researchers believe that African women are more vulnerable to H.I.V. because of a chronic, undiagnosed parasitic disease: genital schistosomiasis. Also known as bilharzia and snail fever, it is caused by parasitic worms picked up in infested river water. It is marked by fragile sores in the far reaches of the vaginal canal that may serve as entry points for H.I.V.

Published
11 May 2014
From
New York Times
Annual HIV tests for high-risk groups and one-off screening for all others could have a big impact on UK's HIV epidemic

The UK’s HIV epidemic could be partially curtailed by annual testing of high-risk groups and one-off screening for other populations, investigators report in PLOS ONE. The authors

Published
09 May 2014
By
Michael Carter
The Real Casualties in the PrEP-Battle

The real casualties are not the ones who are voicing their opinions in this battle of public perception that is being waged in the media and across social media. That is because the people who could benefit the most from PrEP are limited on resources. The young, black male who has sex with men or the Latino ages 13-24; that is who are falling casualty of this absurd power struggle.

Published
09 May 2014
From
The Body
IPM Receives Worldwide Rights to HIV Prevention Medicines

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) announced today that it has received exclusive worldwide rights to a promising HIV prevention medicine called dapivirine from Janssen R&D Ireland, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Published
09 May 2014
From
International Partnership for Microbicides
The Changing Landscape of Gay Sex: A Q&A

Everett Holden wants you to talk about sex. “The more honest we get about sex, the more likely we are to protect ourselves and ask important questions,” he says.

Published
09 May 2014
From
BETA blog
Why are HIV infection rates so intractable in gay men?

HIV is preventable, yet it’s still with us. Is it time for all, gay and straight, to stop framing sex as a lethal weapon?

Published
08 May 2014
From
Aeon magazine
Gay men say doctors ill equipped to inform decisions on new HIV drug

Social taboo surrounding doctor-patient sex talk results in poor quality of care for gay men, HIV specialist says.

Published
08 May 2014
From
Al Jazeera America
Economists Slam Draconian Drug Laws

A report released Tuesday by the London School of Economics (LSE) depicts drug prohibition as a massive failure, a financial drain on economies and a violation of the basic human rights of citizens. “The pursuit of a militarised and enforcement-led global ‘war on drugs’ strategy has produced enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” concluded a panel of economists.

Published
07 May 2014
From
Inter Press Service
Assessing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in a Unprecendented Public Health Intervention

PLOS launches a new collection, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention: Improving Quality, Efficiency, Cost Effectiveness, and Demand for Services during an Accelerated Scale-up, which focuses on the challenges and opportunities of a large scale public health intervention.

Published
07 May 2014
From
PLOS Blogs

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