Health promotion, health education, campaigns and programmes which aim to influence people’s behaviour. Programmes may seek to change a wide range of behaviours, including HIV testing, condom use, uptake of PrEP, partner numbers and drug use.

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  • England: HIV Prevention Innovation Fund 2018-2019

    Public Health England has announced the 14 local projects that have been awarded a share of the £600,000 fund available in 2018/19. The selected projects offer new and innovative ways to address key issues in HIV prevention and to support groups and communities most in need.

    31 January 2019 | Public Health England
  • A Raw, Romantic Campaign Paints a New Narrative of HIV In Vietnam

    The message is simple but quite radical: It’s possible for people living with HIV to have a healthy and fulfilling sex life.

    29 January 2019 | Vice
  • Uganda: Financial incentives do not boost HIV viral suppression rate

    Financial incentives had no effect on viral suppression among HIV-positive adults in Uganda, according to a recent study. Researchers said these findings suggest a need for better interventions to promote the achievement of viral suppression.

    25 January 2019 | Healio
  • AIDS: homophobic and moralistic images of 1980s still haunt our view of HIV – that must change

    If you remember the 1980s, you will likely summon up the image of the Grim Reaper or a black tombstone when asked to think about AIDS. Those images, embedded in our collective memory by two iconic Australian and British public health campaigns of that decade, reveal how AIDS has been both a medical and a cultural epidemic since it was first clinically observed in the US in 1981. In the words of American scholar Paula Treichler, AIDS has always partly been an “epidemic of meanings”.

    30 November 2018 | The Conversation
  • PrEP Messaging: Using radio to reach communities with oral PrEP messages

    Joel Odondi must be doing something right. The former chaplain for a girls’ school has become a trusted expert on HIV prevention to radio listeners across Kenya – delivering messages that correct misinformation, counter myths, explain scientific concepts, and frame public health debates on PrEP and a host of other issues related to HIV. Keeping an ear out especially for what young women need to hear, Odondi uses a powerful combination of responsiveness, accuracy and credibility to get the job done.

    13 November 2018 | Prepwatch
  • How social media is helping gay Chinese men fight HIV

    International study highlights role crowdsourced campaigns can play in helping men overcome their reluctance to get proper testing

    04 September 2018 | South China Morning Post
  • Huge geographical inequity in access to PrEP health promotion activity, new mapping exercise shows

    Large parts of England are not being reached with PrEP health promotion activity according to a new mapping exercise undertaken by Public Health England, in partnership with PrEPster.

    22 August 2018 | Prepster
  • “I’m on the Pill” PrEP Ads Begin Airing on National TV

    Gilead Sciences, the maker of Truvada as PrEP, launched the campaign to raise awareness of the HIV prevention method.

    29 June 2018 | Poz
  • Turkey ramps up HIV awareness campaign

    As the HIV rate among Turks has sharply increased over the last decade, the Turkish government has started raising awareness among university students.

    25 June 2018 | Al-Monitor
  • 'I believe it was Section 28 that caused my HIV diagnosis'

    If I’d had inclusive and compulsory sex education at school, I don’t think I’d be HIV positive today.

    25 May 2018 | indy100
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