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Adolescents with HIV in Asia Pacific
Medical record of an HIV positive patient
C. de Bode / Panos Pictures
Adolescents living with HIV are now dealing with the complex consequences of life-long HIV and ART. This report documents the experiences of adolescents living with HIV as they disclose their HIV status, deal with life-long ART, move from pediatric to adult health care services, navigate sexuality and relationships and build their independent lives.

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Poor nutrition status and associated feeding practices among HIV-positive children in a food secure region in Tanzania: a call for tailored nutrition training
B.F. Sunguya / PLoS ONE, 2014
Undernutrition among HIV-positive children can be ameliorated if they are given adequate foods in the right frequency and diversity. Food insecurity is known to undermine such efforts, but even in food rich areas, people have undernut...
HIV and human rights: good practice guide
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2014
This Good Practice Guide is an accessible and user-friendly guide to explain: what human rights-based HIV programming is why it is important the different ways that organisations can integrate human ri...
Mainstreaming social inclusion into programmes promoting agricultural productivity and access to markets among the rural poor
S. Turrall / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study is a rapid assessment of the evidence regarding effective approaches to promoting agricultural productivity and improving access to markets, across different social groups of the rural poor, with a particular focus on those...
How social issues affect market engagement and livelihoods strategies - among the rural poor in Zimbabwe
T Ayliffe / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The purpose of this rapid desk-based study is to inform the development of detailed design work for two components of the new Livelihoods and Food Security Programme being supported by UK's Depetment for Intrnational Development (DFID...
2013 Pipeline Report
P. Clayden; S. Collins; C. Daniels / Treatment Action Group, 2013
This report focuses on HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and Tuberculosis (TB) drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based and gene therapies in development. A good pipeline would...
Transitions to adulthood in a high fertility context: the case of Sub-Saharan Africa
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2013
This paper describes the challenges and opportunities of transitions to adulthood in high fertility settings, focusing on the case of sub-Saharan Africa, which has the most youthful population in the world. Current challenges in the r...
Understanding and preventing potential social harms and abuses of oral HIV self-testing in Kenya
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2013
HIV/AIDS remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV disproportionately affects women and youth aged 15-24 years. The majority of those living with HIV/AIDS (69%) as well as the largest proportion of ...
HIV/AIDS among youth in urban informal (slum) settlements in Kenya: what are the correlates of and motivations for HIV testing?
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
Although HIV counseling and testing (HCT) is widely considered an integral component of HIV prevention and treatment strategies, few studies have examined HCT behavior among youth in sub-Saharan Africa - a group at substantial risk fo...
Communicating HIV/AIDS through African American churches in North Carolina: implications and recommendations for HIV/AIDS faith-based programs
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
This study explores HIV/AIDS communication strategies among church leaders at predominately African American churches in a metropolitan city and surrounding areas in North Carolina. The church leaders contacted for the study are membe...
The correlates of HIV testing and impacts on sexual behavior: evidence from a life history study of young people in Kisumu, Kenya - The-correlates-of-HIV-testing-and-impacts-on-sexual-behavior_evidence-from-a-life-history-study-of-young-people-in-Kisumu-Kenya.pdf
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
HIV counseling and testing is considered an important component of HIV preven tion and treatment.This paper examines the characteristics of young males and females at the time of first reported HIV test, including the influence...
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