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30 years with HIV/AIDS: prevention, treatment and future challenges.


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HIV: Challenges and Opportunities in finding its Panacea

Currently, there is no cure and no preventive vaccine for HIV/AIDS.  Antiretroviral therapy has considerably improved treatment, but it has has major side effects and is ineffective in patients in whom the virus develops resistance to the antibiotics. How does the future look like for HIV prevention and treatment?

20 January 2017 | 14 : 17

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Voices from the field: my Experience working with the Avahan AIDS initiative

The Avahan AIDS Initiative was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with the main goal to reduce the spread of HIV in India and lower the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in vulnerable high-risk populations through education programmes such as condom promotion, behaviour change communication, community mobilisation, and advocacy

18 January 2017 | 14 : 57

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The Law matters in the battle against HIV/AIDS: Guinea and South Africa

HIV specific criminal law is being applied to those who transmit or expose others to HIV contamination. However, there is no demonstration that the application of criminal law to HIV transmission will stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. Rather, the criminalization of HIV risks undermining both human rights and public health.

18 January 2017 | 14 : 32

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Pre Exposure Prophylaxis: where does it stand for young women?

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) – where antiretrovirals are administered pre-emptively to at risk individuals who have not yet been exposed to the disease-causing agent. – is a promising, female-controlled HIV prevention strategy.

18 January 2017 | 14 : 14

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The Attitudes of Kenyan In-School Adolescents towards sexual autonomy

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Integrating Mental Health into All Development Efforts including MDGs

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