Sexual health of ethnic minority MSM in Britain (MESH project): design and methods
- Reviewing progress: 7 year trends in characteristics of adults and children enrolled at HIV care and treatment clinics in the United Republic of Tanzania. Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha, Harriet; Kilama, Bonita; Antelman, Gretchen; Khatib, Ahmed; Almeida, Annette; Reidy, William; Ramadhani, Gongo; Lamb, Matthew R.; Mbatia, Redempta; Abrams, Elaine J. // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background To evaluate the on-going scale-up of HIV programs, we assessed trends in patient characteristics at enrolment and ART initiation over 7 years of implementation. Methods Data were from Optimal Models, a prospective open cohort study of HIV-infected (HIV+) adults (â‰¥15 years) and...
- A pox on safe-sex wusses. Ledger, Brent // Xtra (Toronto);11/27/2003, Issue 498, p14
Discusses the importance of using condoms during anal sex among gay men to prevent HIV infection. Instance of a gay man having sex with multiple partners; Death of a gay man due to HIV infection; Campaign of the AIDS Committee of Toronto on safe sex.
- Pathways to Sexual Risk Reduction: Gender Differences and Strategies for Intervention. Longshore, Douglas; Stein, Judith A.; Chin, Dorothy // AIDS & Behavior;Jan2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p93
Using the AIDS risk reduction model as our conceptual framework and structural equation modeling as our analytic tool, we tested psychosocial antecedents of sexual risk reduction among heterosexually active men and women who use illegal drugs. With baseline sexual risk behavior controlled,...
- Internet sex-seeking leads to acute HIV infection: a report of two cases. Tashima, K. T.; Alt, E. N.; Harwell, J. I.; Fiebich-Perez, D. K.; Flanigan, T. P. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Apr2003, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p285
The use of the internet provides a rapid medium for identifying potential sexual partners and arranging in-person meetings that often result in sex. There is growing concern that the internet facilitates the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. We report the first two cases of...
- Rethinking Contraception in Africa in the Era of HIV/AIDS. Okonofua, Friday E. // African Journal of Reproductive Health;Aug2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p7
Focuses on the use of contraception in Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS. Association between HIV-1 and oral contraceptive use; Contraceptive agents that can protect against HIV; Views on the need to intensify the promotion of family planning and HIV prevention and care services.
- Baseline for the evaluation of an AIDS programme using prevention indicators: a case study in Ethiopia. Mehret, M.; Mertens, T. E.; Caraël, M.; Negassa, H.; Feleke, W.; Yitbarek, N.; Burton, T. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1996, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p509
The article discusses the use of prevention indicators to establish a baseline measure for evaluating the effectiveness of the AIDS control program in Ethiopia. The indicators were developed by the World Health Organization Global Program on AIDS. The following are the indicators used in the...
- Zoroastrianism and Sexual Hygiene. Marotta, Toby // White Crane;Winter2003, Issue 59, p21
Focuses on the use of a Zoroastrian approach to sexual hygiene for AIDS prevention. Recommendations from priests to prevent the spread of HIV; Factors that could lead to an HIV infection; Results of research on several strategies for preventing HIV infections.
- Medications to Prevent HIV Infection. Jin, Jill // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/23/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 4, p452
The article offers information on prophylaxis as HIV prevention. Topics discussed include the importance of safe sex practices to HIV prevention, the people benefitting from preexposure prophylaxis, and situations wherein postexposure prophylaxis is used. Also mentioned is the effectiveness of...
- To Cut and Run: Donor Approaches to Male Circumcision in Southern Africa. JOHNSON, KRISTA // African Studies Quarterly;Sep2015, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p59
Male circumcision is being heralded in the scientific and policy communities as a highly effective intervention that could significantly reduce the number of people being infected with HIV in a number of high prevalence countries in southern Africa. However, the scale-up of male circumcision in...