Key and vulnerable populations

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June 22, 2015

With the platform provided by the post-2015 sustainable development goals, and leveraging the successes of the AIDS response so far, Africa has a historic opportunity to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030.

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May 11, 2015

The Global Fund requires all Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) to have representatives of key affected populations (KAPs) - sex workers, drug users, MSM, transgender and others.  This survey interviewed members of CCMs in 6 countries in southern Africa (Swaziland, Lesotho, South Africa, Bots

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May 4, 2015

Education on sexuality and HIV can help adolescents develop the capacity for healthy, respectful relationships and protect themselves from unwanted and unsafe sex, unintended pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections.

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April 22, 2015

Tanzania’s strategic AIDS plan recognizes the impact of the country’s epidemic on people who inject drugs, as well as on other criminalized populations, including men who have sex with men, and people involved in sex work.

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April 20, 2015

Introduction: At the epicentre of the HIV epidemic in southern Africa, adolescent girls and young women aged 15 -24 contribute a disproportionate 30% of all new infections and seroconvert 5 -7 years earlier than their male peers.

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March 16, 2015

This programming guide provides practical guidance for the planning and implementation of food and nutrition support as part of treatment, care and support programmes for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB).

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March 13, 2015

In South Africa young women bear a disproportionate burden of HIV infection however, risk factors for HIV acquisition are not fully understood in this setting.

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February 24, 2015

Two HIV-negative gay men receiving HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco were newly infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), with sex being their only apparent risk factor, Kaiser clinicians reported in the February 18 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseas

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February 23, 2015

The impact of the HIV and AIDS epidemic is felt hardest by the individuals who are infected or affected by the disease, and in particular by individuals who are especially vulnerable to HIV infection due to stigma and discrimination, poverty, a lack of access to education, health and other servic