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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.

Latest Documents

The One Man Can model: Community mobilisation as an approach to promote gender equality and reduce HIV vulnerability in South Africa’ EMERGE Story of Change 6
BRIDGE, 2015
This story of change pulls out the key findings and recommendations from EMERGE case study 6, which focuses on the One Man Can model in South Africa. One Man Can uses a community mobilisation approach to question gender norms and impr...
HIV/AIDS, forests and futures in Sub-Saharan Africa
J. Timko / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2010
Throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) pandemic is having devastating and tragic social, economic, and political impacts. HIV/AIDS is both a health issue and a dev...
The SASA! study: a cluster randomised trial to assess the impact of a violence and HIV prevention programme in Kampala, Uganda
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
SASA! is a community mobilisation intervention that seeks to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV-risk behaviours. The SASA! study was conducted between 2008 and 2012 in two administrative divisions of Kampala (Makindye and R...
Identifying structural barriers to an effective HIV response: using the national composite policy index data to evaluate the human rights, legal and policy environment
S. Gruskin / Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2013
Attention to the negative effects of structural barriers on HIV efforts is increasing. Reviewing national legal and policy environments with attention to the international human rights commitments of states is a means of assessing and...
National response to disability and HIV in eastern and southern Africa
J. Hanass-Hancock; K. Grant 2010
Despite the significant intersection between HIV and disability, people with disabilities have been largely ignored within national responses to HIV and AIDS, and existing HIV prevention, treatment, care and support programmes general...
Disability rights, HIV/AIDS in east and southern Africa: considerations for policy and practice
L. Gerntholtz; K. Grant; J. Hanass-Hancock 2010
Recent studies amongst people with disabilities (PWD) in selected African countries suggest that rates of HIV infection are at least similar to, or higher than those of the general population. Despite such studies, PWD have not been r...
Gender, sexuality and HIV: report on the HEARD get together
2010
Following the ‘gender get together’ workshop of HEARD’s Gender Equality and HIV Prevention Project, this workshop report identifies several emerging issues in gender and HIV/AIDS research. Among the issues ide...
Slums and HIV meeting brief: issues and suggestions
2011
Research has shown that HIV prevalence is higher in urban areas than in rural areas in southern and eastern Africa. Furthermore, as urbanisation and the treatment of HIV increases, so does the proportion of people living with HIV and ...
The ‘One Man Can’ Model: community mobilisation as an approach to promote gender equality and reduce HIV vulnerability in South Africa
2015
One of the main contextual factors driving the HIV epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa is shared social norms reinforcing restrictive masculine and feminine roles and inequitable gender relationships, which limit women’s ability to p...
Constitutional Reforms and Access to HIV Services for Women in Low-resource Settings in Nairobi, Kenya
P Ooosterhoff; E Kageha Igonya / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
Four years after the approval of the new Constitution in Kenya in 2010, and one year after the devolution of health services in 2013, this case study examines: the difficulties that poor women and girls living in slum areas face in ge...
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