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Rest in Peace and in Power: Remembering HIV Activism Pioneer Prudence Mabele

Prudence Mabele, a guiding activist for people living with HIV, passed away on 10 July 2017. She was one of the first black women in South Africa to publicly disclose her HIV status to break the silence and stigma around HIV and encourage other women living with HIV to live without shame, seek treatment and lead happy and fulfilled lives.

Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health of People living with HIV

Professor Angela Kaida, from Simon Fraser University in Canada, focuses on shaping health policies and programmes to support HIV-affected women. She currently conducts research with the Canadian HIV Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS), examining the impact of women-centered HIV care on the sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV.

Pakistan Plans Doorstep HIV Care for Female Patients

In the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where women face social and physical restrictions to accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART), the Ministry of Health is looking to provide at-home treatment for women living with HIV. Factors restricting their treatment include distance to the clinic, ages of their children and lack of support from male family members.

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Joint United Nations Statement on Ending Discrimination in Health Care Settings

The Joint Statement on Ending Discrimination in Health Care Settings, signed by twelve United...

Exploring factors associated with ART adherence and retention in care

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Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to Support Country Implementation

Adolescents are one sixth of the world's population and account for 6% of the world's global burden...

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