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.
Prof. Dean Yang seeks qualified applicants for a position as a Field Research Associate for a project in central Mozambique (Manica, Sofala, and Zambezia), most likely to be based in Chimoio, Manica province.