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  1. Essential Components of Effective HIV Care: A Policy Paper of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition. Joel E. Gallant, et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (Oct. 20, 2011)

    This policy paper sets forth a comprehensive HIV care model that the authors believe addresses the complex medical and psychosocial needs of persons living with HIV. Essential aspects of effective HIV care include: increased HIV testing within communities ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/15/2018 3:35pm

  2. Sexual Assault in Jail and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response, Final Report, Kim English et al., Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics (2011)

    The purpose of this descriptive study was to identify and document promising practices for the prevention and response to sexual assault in juvenile residential facilities and adult jails in the United States. The ultimate goal of the study was to gather ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:24pm

  3. Efficacy of Behavioral Interventions to Increase Condom Use and Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Meta-Analysis, 1991 to 2010, Lori A. J. Scott-Sheldon et al., J. AIDS (2011)

    Researchers at The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine and the University of Connecticut released a report last month demonstrating that behavioral interventions aimed at reducing "sexual risk behaviors," such a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. Teenagers in the United States: Sexual activity, contraceptive use, and childbearing, 2006–2010 National Survey of Family Growth, Gladys Martinez, Casey E. Copen, and Joyce C. Abma, National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Health Stat 23(31). 2011.

    This report provides data on sexual activity, contraceptive use, and experiences with childbearing of young women and men ages 15-19 in the United States between 2006-2010. The purpose of the report is to chart trends in these categories using data from t ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  5. Master of Public Health Research Project: Unmarried Women in Ghana, Africa: Predictors of Condom Use- An Analysis of the 2008 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey/Questionnaire Database, Emilie Hill, May 2010.

    This research project evaluates data from Ghana's 2008 Demographic and Health Survey to predict condom use at last sexual encounter among unmarried women and concludes in part that education, not threat of violence, is the most significant indicator ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Addressing Social Drivers of HIV/AIDS for the Long-term Response: Conceptual and Methodological Considerations. Judith D. Auerbach et al., Global Pub. Health, 1-17 (2011).

    This article proposes a shift in HIV prevention and intervention strategy from focusing on immediate, individual care to developing a more comprehensive and long-term response. The authors argue that the current dominant model for HIV prevention relies on ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. See-and-Treat Approaches to Cervical Cancer Prevention for HIV-Infected Women. Carla J. Chibwesha and Susan Cu-Uvin. CURR. HIV/AIDS REP. (2011) 8:192–199

    This article discusses cervical cancer prevention issues in the developing world and suggests that see-and-treat cervical cancer screening, because it is simple and affordable, may be the best cancer prevention method for those regions. The authors call f ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  8. Incidence of Hepatitis-C Among HIV Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) Attending a Sexual Health Service: a Cohort Study, Deepa G. Gamage et. al., BMC Infectious Diseases, (2011).

    This Australian study looked at the incidence of hepatitis C infection (HCV) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). In doing so, the study hoped to find evidence of whether or not HCV can only be transferred via drug injection or if it is pos ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/3/2014 3:54pm

  9. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and the Promise of Combination Prevention Approaches, Susan P. Buchbinder and Albert Liu, AIDS BEHAV. (2011).

    This article examines issues raised by Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) – the use of oral and topical drugs to help prevent HIV infection. Unlike Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), which is administered after HIV exposure, PrEP is administered daily as a pil ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  10. Rectal Microbicides: Can We Make Them and Will People Use Them?, Ian McGowan, AIDS Behav. (2011)

    (The following summary is excerpted and adapted from the article's abstract): The results of the CAPRISA 004 and iPrEx HIV prevention studies have demonstrated that topical or systemic use of antiretroviral agents can significantly reduce the risk of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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