Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial
FRIDAY, April 12, 2024 -- A chlamydia vaccine has triggered immune responses in an early trial, raising hopes that one day it might help curb the spread of the sexually transmitted infection (STI).There is currently no vaccine for chlamydia, which... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nigeria: Prada Uzodimma Partners Naseni On Innovative Learning Aids for PWDs
[Leadership] As part of efforts to foster inclusive education, Barrister Prada Uzodimma, founder of The Ability Life Initiative, has called on the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to produce innovative learning tools for persons with disabilities (PWDs). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 9, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

Africa: World Health Day - WHO Says HIV Still Prevalent in Africa
[Premium Times] WHO said Africa's HIV-positive population increased from 15.6 million in 2005 to 24.3 million in 2021, accounting for 3.4 per cent of the total population. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 8, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Source Type: news

An AI app claims it can detect sexually transmitted infections. Doctors say it's a disaster
'There are so many things wrong with this app that I don't even know where to begin,' one doctor said about Calmara, which says it can identify sexually transmitted infections from photos of penises. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Links 4/6/2024
The Club of Cape-Wearing Activists Who Helped Elect Lincoln—and Spark the Civil War Smithsonian (Chuck L) Penis pics for AI medical diagnosis? Startup claims it can spot STIs STAT (Dr. Kevin). So men can send dick pix and say they were really meant for their doctor. We still have over 1,000 per…#chuckl #288 #usnavy #baltimorebridge #navy #antidote #cherylk (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: One in Four South Africans With HIV Not On Treatment - New Estimates
[Daily Maverick] Despite South Africa's impressive HIV testing figures, a subset of people start taking antiretroviral therapy far later than is ideal for their health. This is according to new data from the leading mathematical model of HIV in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine South Africa Southern Africa Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'I Didn't Tell Anyone I Contracted STDs From My Late Husband', Mohbad's Widow Contradicts Sister
[Daily Trust] Wunmi, the widow of popular late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad, has said she did not tell anybody that she contracted sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from her husband during his lifetime. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyan Health Workers On Alert Over Us Funding for HIV/Aids Fight
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] What's the context? Kenya has made big strides against HIV/AIDS thanks to the PEPFAR programme, which was renewed for less time than usual last year (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs East Africa Health and Medicine Kenya Source Type: news

South Africa: One in Four People With HIV Not On Treatment, According to New Estimates
[spotlight] Despite South Africa's impressive HIV testing figures, a subset of people start taking antiretroviral therapy far later than is ideal for their health, shows new data from the leading mathematical model of HIV in the country. These new estimates present a synthesis of the best sources of data of HIV in the country as it factors in numbers from multiple sources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine South Africa Southern Africa Source Type: news

Rwanda: HIV Stigma - the Ordeal of Losing Opportunities
[New Times] Kunda (not real name), a young woman living with HIV, had a job opportunity outside of Rwanda. However, her HIV-positive status worked against her in the process, causing her to miss out on the job. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Central Africa East Africa Health and Medicine Rwanda Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: As Zimbabwe Makes Strides On HIV/Aids, LGBTQ+ People Left Behind
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] What's the context? Zimbabwe is one of only five nations to reach UN targets on HIV/AIDS, but progress has lagged among gay men and trans people (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 1, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Southern Africa Zimbabwe Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Social Safety Net Programme Faces Funding Gap As Starvation Looms
[The New Humanitarian] Addis Ababa -- 'At least if there was a safety net we could receive assistance every month.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Climate Conflict, Peace and Security East Africa Environment Ethiopia Health and Medicine Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution Sustainable Development International Terrorism Source Type: news

Next epidemic to spill out of China could be SUPER GONORRHEA - where rate of antibiotic-resistant STIs are 40x higher than US and UK
China , known as ground zero for the pandemic, may be fueling the global rise of super gonorrhea-a threat capable of evading standard treatments, endangering public health worldwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increase In Gonorrhea Cases Among Young Women Across Europe
Researchers reported a steep increase in the number of young European women testing positive for sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 28, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation standard Source Type: news

An AI App Claiming To Detect STIs From Photos Of Genitals Is A Privacy ‘Disaster’
Calmara, an app from startup HeHealth, encourages women to submit photos of their sexual partners ’ genitalia, and claims its AI “wizardry” can detect the presence of STIs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 28, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Emerson, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare AI /ai Editors' Pick editors-pick Premium Content premiumcontent Source Type: news