Nearly all of the participants in this study of trans feminine individuals in Lebanon had experienced gender identity discrimination; more than half reported condomless receptive anal intercourse with male partners in the past three months.
A "new generation" adherence support program targets patients before they begin HIV treatment. If proven efficacious and cost effective, the program could give clinicians a model for assessing their patients' readiness to adhere to HIV treatment.
This study reports on a pilot efficacy trial of a brief evidence-based intervention, Sister To Sister (STS), that we specifically adapted for homeless women in the temporary/emergency settings where they typically seek services.
Semi-structured interviews were conducted in 2011 with HIV-infected men receiving care at the only HIV/AIDS state reference center in Salvador, Brazil. Researchers identified barriers to services along the care cascade.
Data on effectiveness of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)–uninfected women attempting conception with HIV-infected male partners are limited to observational studies.
We examined how functional social support, HIV-related discrimination, internalized HIV stigma, and social network structure and composition were cross-sectionally associated with network members' knowledge of respondents' serostatus among 244 HIV-positive African Americans in Los Angeles.
This cross-sectional study assessed sexually transmitted infection prevalence, socio-demographic characteristics, substance use, sexual behaviors, and sexual network profiles among African American sexual minorities in Jackson, Mississippi.
Public health agencies face difficult decisions which are often made with few local empirical data. The robust decision making approach is data driven and allows decisionmakers to compare various HIV/AIDS intervention strategies across thousands of simulated future scenarios.