Building knowledge about HIV and AIDS: An interactive course for educators is a self-access eLearning course primarily designed for people who are involved in educating young people in both formal and informal educational settings.
The Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), and UNAIDS have recently launched the LGBT Fund to respond to the pressing need for action to support LGBT people affected by HIV.
Objective: We estimated the investment needs, population health gains, and cost-effectiveness of different policy options for scaling-up prevention and treatment of HIV in the 10 countries that currently comprise 80% of all people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa (E
At AIDS 2016, the Department of State’s Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (S/GAC) announced the establishment of a Key Populations Investment Fund (KPIF) of US$100 million over five years.
Living on Bussi Island, surrounded by Africa’s largest lake, it’s easy to feel isolated—especially if you’re a girl. Like most girls here, Dorothy married by 18, had a baby, dropped out of school, and had more babies. Within five years, she had five children.
According to UNICEF, ownership of cell phones by young people has never been so high, and will continue to increase. Cell phones have the potential to foster an open dialogue around issues of sexuality, reproductive health, and HIV prevention.
Despite improved availability of simple, relatively inexpensive, and highly effective antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS, the disease remains a major public health challenge for women in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
The role of STIs in the transmission dynamics of HIV epidemics is paradoxical and complex. Population-based studies have found that both the prevalence and incidence of HIV were substantially higher among people with STIs.