Contraceptive behavior of Portuguese higher education students.
CONCLUSION: Investing in sexual education for young people is an important public health strategy that can empower youth to make more appropriate choices and improve adherence to contraceptive methods, reducing the risk of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. PMID: 30088644 [PubMed - in process]
[Premium Times] As the reporter walks towards the 'heart to heart' centre at Wuse District Hospital, she thinks: "if truly a drug to prevent one from getting infected with HIV exists, why then are about 1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV?"
[The Herald] Following the disaster that struck some parts of the country due to the ravaging Cyclone Idai, musicians have joined the campaign to mobilise aid for victims.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa introduced a community-based primary health care programme in 2012. The aim of the programme, which includes a large HIV component, is to improve access to health care.
Publication date: April 2019Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 7, Issue 4Author(s): Tanwei Yuan, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Nai-Ying Ko, Yong Cai, Yingqing Chen, Jin Zhao, Linghua Li, Junjie Xu, Jing Gu, Jinghua Li, Chun Hao, Zhengrong Yang, Weiping Cai, Chien-Yu Cheng, Zhenzhou Luo, Kechun Zhang, Guohui Wu, Xiaojun Meng, Andrew E Grulich, Yuantao HaoSummaryBackgroundMen who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) worldwide. Previous reviews investigating the role of circumcision in preventing HIV and other STIs among MSM were inconclusive. Many new stu...
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Conclusions These findings suggest that the degree of HPV vaccine impact has varied substantially by age and sex. Achieving the full prevention potential of HPV vaccines will likely require greater coverage among both females and males. Post-licensure estimates of effectiveness demonstrate the real-world benefit of the vaccine.
Conclusions Despite high levels of use, there is significant unmet need for PrEP in Washington. Our experience indicates that Internet surveys are feasible and informative for monitoring PrEP use in MSM.
Conclusion Though there is high prevalence of anal HPV in men who have sex with men living with human immunodeficiency virus, there was also a high incidence of HRHPV vaccine types in the 2-year follow-up, indicating potential for prevention if these men were not previously infected with HPV vaccine types and were vaccinated at their baseline visit.
Conclusions Older heterosexual males were at disproportionate risk of HIV infection. Health authorities in China need to develop and implement innovative interventions suitable for the broader population of older heterosexuals.
Conclusions Syphilis PS allowed MSDH to interact with 1592 men who have sex with men over a 30-month period and was effective for identifying people newly infected with early syphilis and HIV. Increasing HIV testing among partners of syphilis case patients could increase HIV case finding in Mississippi.