Prevention

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October 29, 2015

Prior research has established an association between sexual violence and HIV. Exposure to sexual violence during childhood can profoundly impact brain architecture and stress regulatory response.

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October 29, 2015

The expanded availability of antiretroviral medicines and their beneficial effect in suppressing the viral loads of people living with HIV is contributing to a reduction in new HIV infections. However, on its own this is not enough.

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October 22, 2015

This document provides a planning framework for developing policies and programmes for the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence.

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October 16, 2015

These guidelines recommend increasing the offering of HIV testing and counselling (HTC) to couples and partners, with support for mutual disclosure. They also recommend offering antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV prevention in serodiscordant couples.

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October 13, 2015

Background: Over 50% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in sub-Saharan Africa are lost to follow-up between diagnosis and initiation of antiretroviral treatment during pre-antiretroviral (pre-ARV) care.

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October 12, 2015

BACKGROUND:

South Africa (SA) is likely to meet the National Strategic Plan target of

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of substituting this recommendation for the post-weaning HIV testing recommended by SA guidelines. 

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October 9, 2015

AVAC's redesigned website PrEPWatch is a clearinghouse for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) data, additional research, cost, access and advocacy efforts across the globe. 

Some areas of the site to explore:

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October 8, 2015

How do you affect behavior change a the individual, community and country-level? This animated video defines Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) and outlines how to begin to devise an SBCC program.