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Community Health Workers are Key, but Remain Unpaid

Community health workers (CHWs) are members of a local community who are chosen to provide basic healthcare and to promote healthy practices and illness prevention. However, despite the crucial service they provide in rural communities with limited access to healthcare or in places where reliance on traditional healers and birth attendants is the norm, community health workers remain unpaid for...


University of Johannesburg Honour for HIV/AIDS Academic, Quarraisha Abdool Karim

Leading HIV/AIDS researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been honoured with an honorary doctoral degree by the University of Johannesburg in recognition of her contribution towards improving the quality of life of women in Africa. With extensive research contributions that spans over 25 years‚ Professor Abdool Karim’s commitment to create a deeper understanding on the growing HIV epidemic in South...


Wives of Migrant Workers at Higher Risk of HIV in Nepal

A recent study published in SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases & HIV/AIDS shows that wives of migrant workers in Nepal are at a higher risk of HIV, not because they are not aware of it but because they are scared to ask their husbands about their potentially risky sexual behaviour while abroad. "Two-thirds of the research participants had generally good knowledge of HIV and its mode of...


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Recent Resource

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV Programming Among Young People Most Affected by HIV: Lessons From the Link Up Project in Five Countries

An unmet need for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and HIV services is substantial...

Integration of Family Planning Services into HIV Care Clinics: Results 1 Year after a Cluster RCT in Kenya

This study aimed to determine if integrated family planning and HIV services led to an increased use...

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