Category: Advocacy

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Barriers to youths accessing HIV medication in Zambia

Zambian youths living with HIV do not always adhere to their drug treatment as they are embarrassed to access services together with adults, says HIV ...

Lack of integrated HIV and sexual health services puts lives at risk

The burden of unintended pregnancy coupled with lack of information about the risks of abortion is putting the lives of young women living with HIV in ...

Health services for prisoners vital to get to zero new HIV infections

In Cambodia, despite a higher rate of heroin use among prisoners than the general population, there is currently little in the way of treatment option ...

Family planning advocates urge media to participate in call for ‘full choice, full access’

From advocates to governments, women’s organisations to the media – all have their work cut out for them if the FP2020 goal is to be met. ...

Sex and young people: lessons from cats and birds

When it comes to young people asking their parents questions about sex, they are often told: don’t you know curiosity killed the cat? ...

Mobile texts to give sexual and reproductive health information to young people

Pathfinder International is exploiting mobile technology to address youth sexual and reproductive health in Mozambique and Ethiopia. ...

Youth survey reveals challenges to independent choices on sexual health

New research shows nearly 20% of young people never make independent decisions regarding their sexual health. ...

Malawi girl campaigns for ‘No parenthood before adulthood’

A young HIV activist in Malawi is urging world leaders to consult with young people to provide them with better family planning. ...

Malawi’s double blow: deaf-blind population cries for inclusive HIV programmes

About 25,000 people in Malawi’s deaf and blind communities are ignored by HIV programmes, and they’re crying out for inclusion. ...

Methadone maintenance treatment should be made available in prisons

Methadone maintenance treatment should be made available to injecting drug users in prisons in Cambodia. It requires daily intake and is used to wean ...
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