HIV & AIDS

HIV campaign tackles sex taboos in S.Sudan

In Andrew Makech's home village near Rumbek in central South Sudan, few have ever heard of a condom, and broaching the topic of its use would be considered taboo.

HIV & AIDS

Half of all women with HIV are diagnosed late in Europe

Many women in the WHO European Region, particularly those in their 40s, are diagnosed at a late stage of HIV infection when their immune system is already starting to fail. They are three to four times more likely to be diagnosed ...

HIV & AIDS

Communities key to fighting HIV, says UNAIDS report

The UN's AIDS organisation on Tuesday hailed an increase in the numbers of HIV-positive people getting treatment, and credited community-based programmes as the key to fighting the disease.

HIV & AIDS

Testing HIV testers

A team led by Penn Nursing's José A. Bauermeister, PhD, MPH, Presidential Professor of Nursing, developed an innovative study that employs a mystery shopper methodology to assess HIV testing services for young men who have ...

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