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Faith leaders set out roadmap to increase treatment access

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28 February, 2014

A consultation meeting, initiated by UNAIDS and Caritas Internationalis, took place this week in Rome to develop a roadmap to increase the faith-based community’s contribution to scaling up access to antiretroviral (ARV) treatment.

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Treatment as prevention in Canada proving successful

Antiretroviral drugs for the treatment of HIV

26 February, 2014

Expansion of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) from 1996-2012 was directly related to a decline in new HIV infections and HIV- and AIDS-related mortality in Canada. The study, published in PLOS One, gives further evidence to support treatment as prevention (TasP) as a public health strategy that can be applied in both low resource and high resource settings.

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One in fourteen women has experienced non-partner sexual violence globally

Woman graphic

17 February, 2014

One in fourteen women around the world has experienced non-partner sexual violence at least once in their lifetime, according to new research published in The Lancet this week

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Computer interventions effective for improving ART adherence

Taking antiretroviral drugs

11 February, 2014

Computer-based interventions were found to be effective at improving antiretroviral (ART) adherence and reducing onwards transmission of HIV in the United States, according to a study published ahead of print in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

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Trust and understanding vital for improving partner notification in MSM

Gay couple kissing

7 February, 2014

Improving trust and understanding between healthcare providers and men who have sex with men may be a vital element for improving partner notification of HIV.

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