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Violence a major driver for teens not taking their HIV treatment

Four types of violence were independently associated with adherence – physical abuse by caregivers; witnessing domestic violence; teacher violence; or verbal victimisation by healthcare staff. The researchers comment that violence and victimisation from these sources “evoke a sense of betrayal among adolescents for whom they are hoped-for sources of care and support."

Published
06 April 2018
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AVERT
Generation PrEP?

Pre-exposure prophylaxis has an uncertain future among youth under 25. A litany of variables, both internal and logistical, can keep MSM of any age from accessing PrEP. These factors are often magnified by adolescence, a period during which individuals are less certain of their sexual orientation, less engaged in the health care system and less likely to adhere to a daily drug regimen.

Published
03 April 2018
From
Poz
South Africa: women may have higher rates of HIV than men because fewer men are on treatment

South African researchers presenting a study at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018) have suggested that the reason the extremely high

Published
26 March 2018
By
Gus Cairns
UK Adolescents with Perinatally-Acquired HIV Are Not at Increased Risk of Anxiety, Depression

Adolescents and Adults Living with Perinatal HIV (AALPHI) is an ongoing study in the United Kingdom that follows a cohort of young people with perinatally-acquired HIV (PHIV) and a control group of HIV-affected youth, who have a parent, sibling, or other household member living with HIV.

Published
24 March 2018
From
MD Magazine
Age difference in HIV infection matters – but it’s not always the younger person who is at risk

A European study of men who have sex with men (MSM) presented at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018) shows that age

Published
19 March 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Cash transfers reduce risk of intimate partner violence for young girls in South Africa

Study finds that the risk of physical intimate partner violence (IPV) is reduced by giving regular cash payments to poor girls, but HIV infection rates are not affected.

Published
08 March 2018
From
AVERT
US genotyping survey finds rapid HIV infection rate in young and Latino gay men

A US study of HIV gene sequences in networks with a particularly high HIV infection rate has found the highest rates in groups containing more young gay men,

Published
06 March 2018
By
Gus Cairns
There's an uptick in HIV in these millennial groups. Here's why.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a report about HIV trends for people under 30 in the U.S., and the numbers show an increase in one particular group: 25- to 29-year-olds. Rates of HIV testing are low among millennials.

Published
27 February 2018
From
Mashable
These 7 States With ‘No Promo Homo’ Laws Have Some of America’s Worst HIV Rates

Six out of seven of the U.S. states with laws which forbid teachers from discussing LGBTQ issues (including sexual health and HIV) in a positive light are among the 15 states with the highest rates of HIV.

Published
22 February 2018
From
Hornet
Despite numerous risk factors for HIV, a high proportion of Malawian adolescent girls and young women don't see themselves at risk

Many adolescent girls and young women with multiple risk factors for infection with HIV do not consider themselves to be at high risk for acquiring

Published
24 January 2018
By
Michael Carter
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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