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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

Sex workers and HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Synthesis of information and evidence to inform the response - Abridged report
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
This briefing paper is an abridged version of the KMCC knowledge synthesis document titled "Sex workers and HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Synthesis of information and evidence to inform the response". In preparing this briefing, ...
Long distance truck drivers and HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Synthesis of information and evidence to inform the response - Abridged report
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
The level of HIV among long distance truck drivers is high, chiefly because their lifestyle provides many opportunities for risky sexual behaviour, and because they have limited access to HIV prevention, testing an...
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa: convergence with tuberculosis, socioecological vulnerability, and climate change patterns
A. Abayomi; M.N. Cowan / South African Medical Journal, 2014
This journal article argues that people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) have weakened physiological responses and are immunologically vulnerable to pathogens and stressors in their environment, putting them at a health disadvantage in cl...
Eliminating mother to child transmission of HIV in Uganda by 2015– what will it take?: Abridged version
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2012
This document is an abridged version of the synthesis report titled “Eliminating Mother?to?Child Transmission of HIV in Uganda by 2015: What will it take?”. It presents a synthesis of knowledge on EMTCT in Uganda, building...
Behaviour change communication responses to HIV/AIDS in Uganda: synthesis of information and evidence to inform the design of behaviour change communication for the epidemic: Abridged report
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2013
Behaviour change communications (BCC) is especially important for HIV/AIDS prevention in that eliminating risky sexual practice is one of the surest ways of combating the spread of the disease. This document is an abridged edition of ...
Fishing communities and HIV/AIDS in Uganda: synthesis of information and evidence to inform the response: Abridged report
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
This document is an abridged version of the full synthesis report titled "Most at Risk Populations – Fishing Communities and HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Synthesis of Information and Evidence to Inform the Response".  It provides th...
What must change in fishing communities to achieve Millennium Development Goal 6 on combatting HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases in Uganda?
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
There is a need for a much larger and more coordinated effort by a wide range of organisations and stakeholders in Uganda to develop, resource and implement policies to reduce and counter the effects of HIV/AIDS in fishing communities...
Most at risk populations – fishing communities and HIV/AIDS in Uganda: synthesis of information and evidence to inform the response
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
This document is the first in a series of synthesis reports addressing underserved, most-at-risk populations (MARPs). It synthesises knowledge relating to HIV/AIDS in fishing communities in Uganda, bringi...
Behaviour change communication responses to HIV/AIDS in Uganda: synthesis of information and evidence to inform the design of behaviour change communication for the epidemic
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2013
Behaviour change communications (BCC) is especially important for HIV/AIDS prevention in that eliminating risky sexual practice is one of the surest ways of combatting the spread of the disease. This synthesis brings together the...
What is needed to eliminate mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS in Uganda?
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
The virtual elimination of mother to child transmission (EMTCT) of HIV/AIDS is within Uganda's grasp, but it requires concerted effort and strategic investment from all levels of policy makers. Based on the findings of the KMCC EMTCT ...
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A scientific diagram of the circulatory system, painted on a wall in Dubangat Momicha government-run secondary school, in Ethiopia. The mural indicates the main arteries and veins of the heart.

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