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  1. Biometrics and public health surveillance in criminalized and key populations: policy, ethics, and human rights considerations, Matthew M Kavanagh et al., Lancet HIV (2018)

    Public health surveillance presents ethical dilemmas for public health advocates and community advocates alike. The data collected through public health surveillance, such as population-level information on disease prevalence and population size, contribu ...

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  2. Retention in HIV care during the 3 years following release from incarceration: a cohort study, Kelsey Loeliger et al., PLoS Medicine (2018)

    Retention in care for people living with HIV (PLHIV) post-incarceration remains a problem. In the state of Connecticut, fewer than half (41.5%) of PLHIV had sustained retention in care at three years post-release. This study included 1,904 PLHIV who were ...

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  3. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

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  4. Per-partner condom effectiveness against HIV for men who have sex with men, Wayne D. Johnson, et al., AIDS (2018)

    Men who have sex with men (“MSM”) have long been considered one of the populations at greatest risk for HIV infection; yet, few studies reporting on condom effectiveness in preventing transmission among this community have been conducted. Johnson et al. p ...

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  5. The Effect of Female Sex on Hepatitis C Incidence Among People Who Inject Drugs: Results from the International Multicohort InC3 Collaborative Aryan Esmaeili et al, Clinical Infectious Diseases (2018)

    Women who inject drugs are at greater risk of acquiring hepatitis C (HCV) infection, independent of other factors such as risk behaviors or demographic characteristics. Researchers reviewed data from the InC3 Collaborative, which combines data from 10 dif ...

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  6. The impact of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure on the healthcare engagement of women living with HIV in Canada: a comprehensive review of the evidence, Sophie Patterson et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (2015)

    The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure may undermine public health goals for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada. The authors reviewed a total of 23 articles published between 1998 and 2015. Evidence suggests that criminalizing HIV non-disclosure ca ...

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  7. A systematic review of risk of HIV transmission through biting or spitting: implications for policy, FV Cresswell et al, HIV Medicine (2018)

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  8. HIV and the criminalisation of drug use among people who inject drugs: a systematic review, Kara DeBeck et al, Lancet (2017)

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  9. Prosecution of non-disclosure of HIV status: Potential impact on HIV testing and transmission among HIV-negative men who have sex with men, Maya Kesler et al, PloS One (2018)

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  10. Increases in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to Injection Drug Use Among Persons Aged <30 Years – Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, 2006-2012, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015)

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