A powerful combination

Reaching challenging populations by integrating services under a social franchise brand

By Stephano Gudukeya, PSI Zimbabwe This year’s AIDS Conference has been a whirlwind of activity and information. One topic that has come up time and again is linkages and the challenges involved with connecting people to the services they need. It seems like a no-brainer – when services are integrated, it’s easier for people to

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Untitled: A poem

Society for Family Health Zambia's Pamela Chama asks, in the form of this poem, “How do we ensure that love is reflected in the technical documents channeled out by experts in response to the epidemic?”

Society for Family Health Zambia’s Pamela Chama asks, in the form of this poem, “How do we ensure that love is reflected in the technical documents channeled out by experts in response to the epidemic?”

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Focusing on where HIV will be

Yves Girard Pierre Louis, deputy director of OHMaSS, the PSI network member in Haiti, reports briefly on what he sees as the big takeaways coming from the 20th International AIDS Conference

Yves Girard Pierre Louis, deputy director of OHMaSS, the PSI network member in Haiti, reports briefly on what he sees as the big takeaways coming from the 20th International AIDS Conference

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Stemming HIV among the most at risk

A continuum of care

A female sex worker in Tanzania. A woman who injects drugs in Vietnam. A man in Nicaragua who has sex with men. A young person in Liberia who cannot read. These individuals and millions like them are often left behind in the fight against HIV. Around the world, key populations – men who have sex with

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Anti-Gay Laws, Policies, and HIV

By Dr. Paul Semugoma, ANOVA Health Institute

“It is our way of fighting HIV!” The speaker, a member of Uganda’s Parliament, hurled those words into the crowded room. His tone defiant, he was looking directly at me. It was May 9, 2011; the Parliament building in Kampala. The occasion: a hear­ing on Uganda’s proposed Anti-Homosex­uality Bill by the Committee on Legal and

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