Prevalence and determinants of inconsistent condom use among unmarried sexually active youth. a secondary analysis of the 2016-2017 Eswatini HIV incidence measurement survey
Conclusion: Our findings highlight a notable prevalence of inconsistent condom use among youth in Eswatini. Programs that aim to reduce the incidence of HIV infections and STIs among youth in Eswatini should focus on these factors associated with inconsistent condom use.Keywords: Inconsistent condom use; youth; factors; Eswatini (Source: African Health Sciences)
Source: African Health Sciences - April 6, 2023 Category: African Health Authors: Maswati S Simelane, Garikayi B Chemhaka, Fortunate S Shabalala, Portia T Simelane, Zodwa Vilakati Source Type: research

The battle against malaria in Africa has stalled. Can research in Mozambique explain why?
.news-article__hero--featured .parallax__element{ object-position: 45% 50%; -o-object-position: 45% 50%; } .news-article__figure.inset { float: right !important; width: 33%; margin: 0.5rem 0 0.5rem 1rem; } @media (min-width: 576px) { .news-article__figure.inset { width: 25%; margin: 0.5rem 0 0.5rem 2rem; } } @media (min-width: 768px) { .news-article__figure.inset { width: 40%; margin: 0.5rem 0 0.5rem 1rem; } } Moisés Mapanga, a burly man of 49, is the bait. At 6 p.m. on a mid-April evening, he climbs into an orange tent outside his one-room house in Matutuíne, a hot, swampy district near...
Source: Science of Aging Knowledge Environment - September 8, 2022 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research

Prevalence and factors associated with intergenerational sexual partnerships among undergraduate health science students in Eswatini
Conclusion: Being female and being a recipient of money from a sexual partner were negatively associated with IGSPs. The relatively high prevalene of IGSPs calls for health education campaigns targeting university students on the negative consequences associated with IGSPs, especially among young women.Keywords: Age-mixing; cross-generational sexual partnerships; intergenerational sexual partnerships; tertiary students; Eswatini. (Source: African Health Sciences)
Source: African Health Sciences - August 1, 2022 Category: African Health Authors: Faith Mamba, Mduduzi Colani Shongwe Source Type: research

The global HIV response at 40
Afr J AIDS Res. 2022 Jul;21(2):93-99. doi: 10.2989/16085906.2022.2083975.ABSTRACTIt is helpful to divide the global HIV response into three phases: The first, from about 1980 to 2000, represents "Calamity". The second, from roughly 2000 to 2015 represents "Hope." The third, from 2015, is unfolding and may be termed "Choices" - and these choices may be severely constrained by COVID, so "Constrained Choices in an era of COVID" may prove more apt. As we take stock of HIV at 40, there are positive lessons for the wider health response - and challenging reflections for the wider impact of the global HIV response. The positive l...
Source: African Journal of AIDS Research - July 28, 2022 Category: African Health Authors: David Wilson Alethea Wen Lan Cook Zara Shubber Source Type: research