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Scoring big with Grassroot Soccer at SA AIDS 2019

The biennial South African AIDS Conference (SA AIDS 2019), which took place earlier this month in Durban, South Africa, was an opportunity to meet a diverse range of players in the field of HIV and AIDS -- and one of the most innovative and inspiring of these is definitely Grassroot Soccer (GRS), so the SHARE team was really excited to get the chance to chat with some of the organization’s coaches, or young adult mentors, and master trainers about the work they are doing and what brought them to the conference.
Author
Aubrey Weber, Johanna Theunissen and Danya-Zee Pedra

Addressing the SRH needs of adolescents and young people living with HIV

Venue
Webinar

This webinar, on addressing the SRH needs of adolescents and young people living with HIV , which is part of the 2019 SRHR and HIV Linkages webinar series, will take place on March 19th, 2019 from 09:30 to 10:30 Washington / 15:30 to 16:30 Geneva / 16:30 to 17:30 Johannesburg.

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Savings groups for adolescents and youth affected by HIV: A technical guide

Author
Margaret Richards

The relationship between poverty and HIV is complex, but the evidence of that relationship has been so strong that household economic strengthening (HES) interventions are considered core to OVC programming.  Informal saving and lending groups, or savings groups (SGs), are among the most commonly implemented HES interventions in the PEPFAR programming portfolio–historically, they have targeted caregivers.

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Inclusion of Adolescents in Clinical Trials for Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Review of Existing Registered Studies

Author
Lily F. Hoffman, Neferterneken K. Francis, Marina Catallozzi, Jenny K.R. Francis, Lawrence R. Stanberry, Susan L. Rosenthal
Despite their heightened risk of sexually transmitted infections, minor adolescents (<18 years old) are often excluded from clinical trials. The results of trials of adults should not be assumed to generalize to minors.
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Youth and HIV

Author
Population Council

Worldwide, a large proportion of all new HIV infections occur in people under age 25. AIDS is currently the leading cause of death among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and the second leading cause of death globally. AIDS-related deaths are declining in every age group except 10–19 years old.

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TALKING HIV: Being young and positive (audio)

Author
Avert

In the second instalment of our new series – Talking HIV – we hear from Jimmy and Favour from Malawi. Jimmy and Favour are both 19 and living with HIV. We hear them talk about what it’s really like being young and positive, their personal struggles and how they got through them.

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Research priorities for adolescent health in low- and middle-income countries: A mixed-methods synthesis of two separate exercises

Author
Nagata JM, Hathi S, Ferguson BJ, Hindin MJ, Yoshida S, Ross DA

BACKGROUND: In order to clarify priorities and stimulate research in adolescent health in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted two priority-setting exercises based on the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) methodology related to 1) adolescent sexual and reproductive health and 2) eight areas of adolescent health including communicable diseases prevention and management, injuries and violence, mental health, non-communicable diseases management, nutrition, physical activity, substance use, and health poli

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