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  1. Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention in the United States, Adaora Adimora & Judith Auerbach, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS) (2015)

    Creating an HIV prevention plan or an “End the Epidemic” plan requires so much more than understanding the routes and risks of HIV transmission. Time and again, the data show that the behavioral and social parts of an individual’s life affect their risk o ...

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  2. Enhancing Benefits or Increasing Harms: Community Responses for HIV Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Transgender Women, Female Sex Workers, and People Who Inject Drugs, Baral et al., Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (2014)

    The authors evaluate studies from the past 15 years to determine the successes of community-level strategies to reduce HIV risk, and how prevention science should take these into account. This study shows that over time, social and epidemiological scienti ...

    admin - 7/19/2019 3:36pm

  3. Associations between sex work laws and sex workers’ health: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, Lucy Platt et al., PLOS Medicine (2018)

    The authors reviewed 18 years of research into sex work, policing, health, and incarceration to asses the relationship between criminalization and health outcomes. Some of the authors’ key findings indicate that 1) over-policing is associated with an incr ...

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  4. 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 ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:41pm

  5. HIV Prevention in the United States: Federal Investments are Saving Lives and Strengthening Communities, Jeffrey S. Crowley & Sean E. Bland, O'Neill Institute (2018)

    This issue brief from the O’Neill Institute offers a snapshot of the epidemic in 2018, including what is known about effective prevention and the communities that continue to experience a disproportionate level of harm from HIV. It outlines concrete actio ...

    admin - 7/19/2019 3:37pm

  6. Does Juvenile Detention Impact Health?, Titilola Balogun, et al., Journal of Correctional Health Care (2018)

    Youth who spend time in juvenile facilities are an underserved population – especially when it comes to areas of well-being which are most critical for developing into a healthy adult. Balogun et al. surveyed 301 youth detained in the same juvenile detent ...

    admin - 7/21/2019 2:36pm

  7. 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 ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:35pm

  8. 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 ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:48pm

  9. 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 ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:44pm

  10. Sexual Orientation Differences in Adolescent Health Care Access and Health-Promoting Physician Advice, Jeremy W. Luk, Ph.D. et al., Journal of Adolescent Health 61: 555-561 (2017).

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