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- Document2010Revenue of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is on the decline and a likely effect of this is that critical areas such as health, education and agriculture may be scaled down.Document
Towards microbicide rollout in sub-Saharan Africa: ensuring microbicides are an effective tool for HIV prevention and women’s empowerment2010This paper highlights how microbicides offer an opportunity to integrate HIV prevention and women’s empowerment.Document
Oral literature and HIV narratives in Swaziland: considerations for HIV prevention and communication2011Key components of Swaziland’s national response to the HIV epidemic include reduction of multiple concurrent partnerships, delaying sexual debut, and increasing condom use. While these interventions, which aim to mitigate the social cost of HIV, have met with some success, campaigns designed to create behaviour change and lessen sexual risk have shown less promising results.Document2012In 2007, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) issued recommendations that voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) be implemented in countries with a generalised HIV epidemic and low circumcision prevalence. A total of 13 countries were identified in southern and eastern Africa as high priority countries for rapid VMMC scale-up.DocumentCenter for Communication Programs, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 20134Play: Sex Tips for Girls was a television drama that brought a rare touch of glamour and a distinctly feminine sensibility to the HIV communication genre in South Africa.Document
Effectiveness of an integrated intimate partner violence and HIV prevention intervention in Rakai, Uganda: analysis of an intervention in an existing cluster randomised cohortThe Lancet, 2015Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with HIV infection. This article aimed to assess whether provision of a combination of IPV prevention and HIV services would reduce IPV and HIV incidence in individuals enrolled in the Rakai Community Cohort Study (RCCS), Rakai, Uganda.Document2015Intersexions I was a multi-award winning series, receiving eleven South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA), the Screen Excellence Award for best drama, the AfricommNet award for best mass media and the internationally acclaimed Peabody Award.DocumentKnowledge for Health, 2015This report discusses findings from a survey to evaluate health behaviour change communication interventions supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Uganda, under the AFFORD/Uganda Health Marketing Group together with other implementing partners in Uganda.DocumentPLoS ONE, 2014HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited.Document
HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities, discrimination, and service accessibility among Africa’s youth: insights from a multi-country studyPopulation Council, USA, 2015At the individual level, youth lack access to appropriate SRH [sexual and reproductive health] information and confidential, low-cost, and stigma-free SRH services.