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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:49am

  4. CDC Fact Sheet: New HIV Infections in the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (2012)

    This fact sheet provides the annual estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on new HIV infections in the United States for the years 2007 – 2010. The report indicates that the overall number of new infections has remained relat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 4:38pm

  5. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Women and Female-Identified Transgenders; E. L. Machtinger, J. E. Haberer, T. C. Wilson, D. S. Weiss; AIDS Behavior (2012)

    In this research study, the authors examined the relationship between recent experiences of trauma, antiretroviral (ART) failure, and HIV transmission risk behavior among self-identified women in a clinical prevention-with-positives program in San Francis ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 5:33pm

  6. HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the South Reaches Crisis Proportions in Last Decade, Susan Reif et al., Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (2012)

    This report examines the significant and disproportionate impact of HIV in the Southern United States, focusing specifically on nine southern states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and (East) T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 4:48pm

  7. Determinants of Per-Coital-Act HIV-1 Infectivity Among African HIV-1–Serodiscordant Couples, James P. Hughes et al., J. Infect. Dis. (2012).

    Researchers analyzed data from a study of heterosexual HIV-discordant couples in Africa to assess HIV transmission per sexual encounter. They found that of 3297 couples, the unadjusted per-act risks of unprotected male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male ( ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 4:56pm

  8. Estimated Lifetime Risk for Diagnosis of HIV Infection Among Hispanics/Latinos-- 37 States and Puerto Rico, 2007, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 59 MMWR 1297-1301 (Oct. 15, 2010)

    This report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reflects the disproportionate estimated lifetime risk (ELR) for diagnosis of HIV infection among Hispanics/Latinos, compared with whites. The ELR for HIV diagnosis for Hispanics/Latinos ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 5:21pm

  9. Prevention and Treatment of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Populations, World Health Organization and UNDP (2008)

    Strengthening strategic information systems and implementing interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections ("STIs") among men who have sex with men ("MSM") and transgender people should ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 1:49pm