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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 SASA Study: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial to Assess the Impact of a Violence and HIV Prevention Programme in Kampala, Uganda
C. Watts; K. Devries; L. Kiss / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
This evaluation aims to measure the impact and effectiveness of SASA! - an Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV. The SASA! approach aims to prevent violence against women and HIV by focusing on the root cause of ...
Scaling Up Male Circumcision Service Provision: Results from a Randomised Evaluation
R. Thornton; J. Chinkhumba; S. Godlonton; R. Pierotti / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013
Recent findings indicate that male circumcision significantly and substantially lowers the likelihood of a man contracting HIV by up to 60 per cent. This has led to many discussions about how voluntary male circumcision might be a via...
HIV/AIDS and human security: an agenda for Africa
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2005
The impact of HIV/AIDS on Africa is already devastating and has widespread social, economic, political, as well as peace and security ramifications. Not only is HIV/AIDS the leading killer of adults in Africa, it is also further entre...
HIV/AIDS and militaries in Southern Africa: seminar report
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2006
The implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic for security in southern Africa will continue to emerge over the next century. The sub-region is faced with a daunting challenge: mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS while establishing new insti...
AIDS and society in South Africa: building a community of practice
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2006
The first 25 years of the HIV/AIDS pandemic have been largely focused on bio-medical research. Gradually, social science researchers, donors, policymakers and activists have recognised that HIV/AIDS is more than simply a health issue ...
HIV/AIDS and human security in South Africa
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2006
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), based at the University of Cape Town, held a two-day policy seminar on  June 2006. The seminar, on the theme, “HIV/AIDS and Human Security in South Africa” , drew on knowledge...
HIV/AIDS and Militaries in Africa: seminar report
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2009
The scale of Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic means that large percentages of military populations are, or will be, infected by HIV. The litany of potential consequences ensuing from HIV/AIDS illnesses and deaths have included: a heav...
International peacekeeping: special issue: HIV/AIDS and post-conflict societies in Africa
A. Porter / Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2013
The positive trend observed in recent accelerated economic growth in sub-Saharan African countries represents a huge opportunity to foster sustainable development, This paper contributes to the literature by providing a more accurate ...
National ICT policies in member countries of the IST-Africa Initiative
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson (ed) / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy research seminar in Cape Town on February 2010 on the theme: “Building Peace in Southern Africa”. The meeting assessed Southern Af...
HIV/AIDS and militaries in Africa: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2011
An estimated 22.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa were living with the human immuno-virus (HIV) that leads to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 2009. The scale of the epidemic in Africa means that a large perce...
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