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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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Effective approaches to addressing the intersection of violence against women and HIV/AIDS: findings from programmes supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
UN Women, 2012
Violence against women (VAW) and HIV/AIDS are inextricably intertwined and mutually reinforcing, as both are rooted in women’s subordination. Women who are subjected to violence are more likely to contract HIV than other women, ...
Seeing is Believing: Questions about Faith-Based Organizations That Are Involved in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment
Catholics for Choice, 2010
Faith-based organisations have long been on the front lines of healthcare provision, and they receive enormous amounts of public money to do so. Unfortunately, many of these providers do not provide a full range of preventative care, ...
Impact of the global economic crisis on women, girls and gender equality
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2012
The global economic crisis that began in 2008 has been the most significant economic slowdown since the Great Depression, with consequences that have ricocheted throughout the world. The crisis has impacted men and women differently, ...
Strengthening Community and Health Systems for Quality PMTCT: Applications in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Ethiopia
Pathfinder International, 2013
Globally, there are an estimated 34 million people living with HIV, the vast majority of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa. There are increasing efforts to reverse the trend, with emphasis placed on creating a generation in which no chi...
Poor nutrition status and associated feeding practices among HIV-positive children in a food secure region in Tanzania: a call for tailored nutrition training
B.F. Sunguya / PLoS ONE, 2014
Undernutrition among HIV-positive children can be ameliorated if they are given adequate foods in the right frequency and diversity. Food insecurity is known to undermine such efforts, but even in food rich areas, people have undernut...
HIV and human rights: good practice guide
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2014
This Good Practice Guide is an accessible and user-friendly guide to explain: what human rights-based HIV programming is why it is important the different ways that organisations can integrate human ri...
Mainstreaming social inclusion into programmes promoting agricultural productivity and access to markets among the rural poor
S. Turrall / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study is a rapid assessment of the evidence regarding effective approaches to promoting agricultural productivity and improving access to markets, across different social groups of the rural poor, with a particular focus on those...
How social issues affect market engagement and livelihoods strategies - among the rural poor in Zimbabwe
T Ayliffe / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The purpose of this rapid desk-based study is to inform the development of detailed design work for two components of the new Livelihoods and Food Security Programme being supported by UK's Depetment for Intrnational Development (DFID...
2013 Pipeline Report
P. Clayden; S. Collins; C. Daniels / Treatment Action Group, 2013
This report focuses on HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and Tuberculosis (TB) drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based and gene therapies in development. A good pipeline would...
Transitions to adulthood in a high fertility context: the case of Sub-Saharan Africa
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2013
This paper describes the challenges and opportunities of transitions to adulthood in high fertility settings, focusing on the case of sub-Saharan Africa, which has the most youthful population in the world. Current challenges in the r...
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