sexual health

What Messages are Adolescent Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Clients Getting and How? Findings From an Observational Study in Tanzania

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Author
Boyee D, Peacock E, Plotkin M, Hellar AMahler H, Edouard E, Kisendi R, Mlanga E, Njeuhmeli E, Andrinopoulos K.

Uncircumcised adolescent males in sub-Saharan Africa are an important group to reach with voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services due to high HIV burden occurring among this age group. Appropriateness of the content and delivery of sexual health and HIV prevention messages to adolescent VMMC clients has not been extensively described. A study was conducted in Tanzania to examine quality, delivery and content of messages provided to adolescent (aged 15-19) and adult (aged 20+) VMMC clients (n = 320).

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A Practical Approach to Gender-Based Violence: A Programme Guide for Health Care Providers and Managers

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Author
UNFPA

This publication contains practical steps needed to integrate measures on gender based violence into reproductive health facilities. It is also meant to help a wider range of readers to understand the connections between reproductive and sexual health and violence. While the Programme Guide is targeting primarily health service providers, it can also be used as a reference guide for advocacy purposes or to undertake other activities in this area.

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Opt-Out Referral of Men Who Have Sex With Men Newly Diagnosed With HIV to Partner Notification Officers: Results and Yield of Sexual Partners Being Contacted

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Author
Rane, Vinita MD; Tomnay, Jane PhD; Fairley, Christopher PhD; Read, Tim PhD; Bradshaw, Catriona PhD; Carter, Tom RN; Chen, Marcus PhD

Given its potential for reducing the proportion of people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) unaware of their diagnosis, partner notification for HIV has been underutilized. This study aimed to determine if the implementation of opt-out referral of men who have sex with men, newly diagnosed with HIV, to partner notification officers (PNO) increased the proportion of sexual partners notified.

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Joint World STI & HIV Congress and Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference

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Brisbane, Australia

World STI & HIV Congress joint with the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference 

The International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR) is holding its biennial meeting back-to-back with the premier Australasian conference on HIV&AIDS. 

 

World STI & HIV Congress 13 – 16 September 2015 

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National Student Sexual Health HIV Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour Survey: Focusing on Student Men who have Sex with Men at 14 Higher Education Institutions in South Africa

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Author
HEAIDS and NACOSA

The Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS), in partnership with Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) and funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, undertook research among students at higher education institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to explore their knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to sexual health and HIV. The sample comprised both male and female students, and specifically included male students who have sex with men.

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18th International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI), Asia Pacific Conference

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Bangkok, Thailand

The 18th International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI), Asia Pacific Conference is jointly hosted by the Consortium of Thai Training Institutes for STDs and AIDS (COTTISA), Bureau of AIDS/TB and STIs, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health and Faculty of Medicine, and the University of Phayao.

The theme of the conference is “STI, HIV and Sexual Health Global Collaboration for Effective Prevention”.

The conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand frpm 11-14 November 2014 at the Ambassador Hotel Bangkok.

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First global conference on contraception, reproductive and sexual health

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Copenhagen, Denmark

The 2013 conference will be a dynamic meeting with exciting scientific and social interactions with professionals from all over the world! Focusing on empowering of women and all aspects of sexual and reproductive health. 

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The Impact of HIV on the Sexual Health of Kenya's Young Generation

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Author
Laura Lee
  • Kenyans aged 15-24 have been identified as particularly vulnerable to HIV, sexually transmitted infections and related health issues.
  • Over the past two decades, Kenya’s Ministry of Health has recognized that reproductive health among youth requires specialized attention, and has worked to develop policies that support youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services.
  • New HIV infections among Kenyan youth continue to be high—despite government-led efforts—and require further action to improve the socioeconomic situation of youth in order to see results on the HIV
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Kenyans aged 15-24 have been identified as particularly vulnerable to HIV, sexually transmitted infections and related health issues.
Over the past two decades, Kenya’s Ministry of Health has recognized that reproductive health among youth requires specialized attention, and has worked to develop policies that support youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services.
New HIV infections among Kenyan youth continue to be high—despite government-led efforts—and require further action to improve the socioeconomic situation of youth in order to see results on the HIV front.
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