Some Research on Pregnant and Postpartum Women with HIV Is Presented at CROI, But More Trials Are Needed
Pregnant people who are living with or vulnerable to HIV need to be included in clinical trials in order to close our knowledge gaps.
Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.
HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.
Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.
A panel at the 13th annual International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence discussed the ways in which violence complicates health outcomes for people with HIV.
The 2017 Synchronicity Conference, a national conference that focuses on HIV and hepatitis C, also addressed LGBT health for the first time this year.
To address sex workers' disproportionate HIV burden, John Hopkins researchers worked with community advocates to develop a short dialogue-based intervention integrating violence support with HIV outreach that showed high feasibility and acceptability...
"Businesses operating in affected countries need to view HIV/AIDS as a business imperative and not merely a corporate social responsibility issue," writes Stefaan Van der Borght, global head of health at Anglo American.
Gathering data about faith activities is often very difficult, especially in the context of the AIDS epidemic, where there are often perceptions of conflict between religious values and health priorities.
The British study found that women with HIV often face special concerns regarding their personal safety in sexual relationships -- and that they often don't even feel comfortable disclosing those concerns.