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Adolescents with HIV in Asia Pacific
Medical record of an HIV positive patient
C. de Bode / Panos Pictures
Adolescents living with HIV are now dealing with the complex consequences of life-long HIV and ART. This report documents the experiences of adolescents living with HIV as they disclose their HIV status, deal with life-long ART, move from pediatric to adult health care services, navigate sexuality and relationships and build their independent lives.

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Survey of barriers to HIV testing among people who inject drugs
Curatio International Foundation, 2013
HIV testing is an important preventive measure to avoid the HIV epidemics spread. Along with other measures implemented with the Government and donor organizations support in Georgia HIV testing is offered to the representatives of hi...
HIV risk and prevention behaviours among people who inject drugs in six cities of Georgia: bio-behavioral surveillance in Tbilisi, Batumi, Zugdidi, Telavi, Gori, Kutaisi in 2012
Curatio International Foundation, 2013
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence but high potential for developing a widespread epidemic. From the early stage of HIV epidemic in Georgia injecting drug use was the major mode of transmission. However, for t...
Population size estimation of female sex workers In Tbilisi and Batumi, Georgia
Curatio International Foundation, 2014
Georgia is among the countries with low HIV/AIDS prevalence, but with a high potential for the development of a widespread epidemic. From the early years of epidemic injecting drug use was the main route of HIV transmission, however, ...
HIV risk and prevention behavior among female sex workers in two cities of Georgia
Curatio International Foundation, 2014
Currently Georgia belongs to the groups of countries with concentrated HIV epidemics. According to the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health 4,131 People living with HIV (PLWH) were officially registered by the end of ...
Policy brief on gender equity and empowerment towards achieving the MDGs
CISLAC false 2012
In reaction to various international conventions and covenants on women’s equality, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Nigerian governments have undertaken legislative and administrative reforms to address multip...
Strengthening linkages for sexual and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS: progress, barriers and opportunities for scaling up
DFID Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2006
This review explores the policy, financing and institutional factors that enable or constrain the integration of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) programmes, with policy and programmes for HIV prevention, and AIDS trea...
HIV antiretroviral therapy: can franchising expand coverage? Revised version
R. England / DFID Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2006
Franchising aims to increase the supply of an established product or service by contracting a number of independent retailers in different localities to offer those products or services to consumers. It also aims to raise demand by al...
A synthesis of institutional arrangements of National AIDS Commissions in seven African countries: work in progress
C. Dickinson; J. Mundy; J. Whitelaw Jones / HLSP Institute, UK, 2007
This paper presents a synthesis of institutional arrangements and issues currently facing National AIDS Councils/Commissions (NACs) in 2007. It reviews the governance and institutional arrangements of African NACs as well as harmonisa...
Background literature review: International Health Partnership (IHP+) country health sector teams
A. Harmer / DFID Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2008
This review outlines the current arrangements for country health sector teams in ten International Health Partnership countries: Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria and Zambia. It provides ...
Helpdesk Report: Women, harm reduction practices, HIV/AIDS and women as injecting drug users
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
Harm reduction refers to policies, programmes and practices that aim to reduce the harms associated with the use of psychoactive drugs in people unable or unwilling to stop. The defining features are the focus on the prevention of har...
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