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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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VSO Regional Health and AIDS Initiative for Southern Africa (RHAISA): Towards improving the health outcomes and realizing the rights of the disadvantaged
Voluntary Service Overseas, 2014
The Regional Health and AIDS Initiative for Southern Africa (RHAISA), is Voluntary Service Overseas’ (VSO’s) flagship programme championing VSO's regional response to HIV and AIDS in southern Africa. The main aim is t...
HIV prevention, treatment and care in prisons and other closed settings: a comprehensive package of interventions
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2014
This briefing paper is designed to support countries in implementing an effective response to HIV and AIDS in prisons and other closed settings. It takes into consideration principles of international law, including international...
The Gap Report 2014: Prisoners
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2014
How do we close the gap between the people moving forward and the people being left behind? The UNAIDS Gap Report aims to answer this question, provide data, and give information and analysis on the people being left behind. Spec...
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...
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