Mozambique: Deputy Calls for HIV Tests Before Marriage
[AIM] Maputo -A parliamentary deputy from Mozambique's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, Americo Ubisse, on Wednesday suggested that it should be obligatory for couples to take an HIV test before getting married.
In this study, we aimed to assess the f...
CONCLUSION: Compared to HIV, uptake of repeated syphilis testing was very low. Correlates of HIV testing include; perceived self-efficacy amidst barriers and perceived confidence for HIV and low attitudes and accepting norms for syphilis. Health campaigns should emphasize overcoming barriers to HIV testing while promoting attitudes and norms including integration of serological syphilis testing and other STIs into HIV services. PMID: 31533749 [PubMed - in process]
[Deutsche Welle] Holistic models of care for HIV-positive children are almost non-existent in Ethiopia. In an area south of the capital with a high prevalence of of virus that can lead to AIDS, one school is an exception.
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has urged all stakeholders to work together to win the war against HIV and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD).
[Citizen] Arusha -Health workers and stakeholders in the sector should not be much worried on the reported shortage of condoms in the country. The issue is being fully addressed by the relevant authorities and hundreds of cartons have been procured for distribution, a senior health official has said.
[New Era] Paulina Moses
Abstract OBJECTIVE: to analyze the health professionals' perception about counseling in a Centro de Testagem e Aconselhamento em Infecções Sexualmente Transmissíveis (Center for Testing and Counseling in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and AIDS) in Maceió, Alagoas. METHOD: it is a qualitative research, with theoretical framework of the Discursive Practices and Production of Senses in the daily life carried out with the participation of 6 counselors. For research material production, the 'Conversation Round' technique and the semi-structured script were used. For material tre...
CONCLUSIONS: Pregnancy outcomes and early infant growth did not differ by PrEP exposure. PMID: 31498563 [PubMed - in process]
[Cameroon Tribune] 11 sept. 2019 12:15
[New Zimbabwe] Government is yet to disburse its contribution to the Global Fund that was supposed to unlock nearly half a billion dollars from the international health funder to support HIV/AIDS initiatives in the country.