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Welcome to the Prevention section.HIV prevention

 

2009 Noticias Sida 3 vol 15: Um amor … Um parceiro

2009 Noticias Sida 3 vol 15: Um amor … Um parceiro 

 

Em 2006, quando a Comunidade de Desenvolvimento para a África Austral (SADC) identificou a concorrência de parceiros múltiplos (MCP) como um vector do HIV na África Austral, introduziu um tópico que tem vindo a ser raramente discutido. A questão de se ter parceiros múltiplos ao mesmo tempo, num ambiente de fraco uso do preservativo e a circuncisão masculina bastante reduzida, foi o que veio a tona mas nunca foi discutido. Embora os sinais fossem evidentes, a questão permaneceu em segredo e tacita aceitação pela sociedade. 

Prevention toolkit country profile: Know Your Epidemic

Prevention toolkit country profile: Know Your Epidemic, SAfAIDS 2009

 

The prevention toolkit country profile is a 15 country study done in the Southern Africa region. This study shows the HIV prevalence in 15 different countries comparing with previous studies done to see if there is any progress.

HIV Stops with me "Positive Prevention": Prevention for People Living with HIV, SAfAIDS, 2009

HIV Stops with me "Positive Prevention": Prevention for People Living with HIV, SAfAIDS, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Partnerships: Driving Southern Africa's HIV Epidemic: How to Card for Parliamentarians, SAfAIDS 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Partnerships: Driving Southern Africa's HIV Epidemic: How to Card for Parliamentarians - A Useful Resource in Advocacy
 
Policy makers need to: 
- Demonstrate role-model leadership and protect themselves from HIV
- Allocate more resources towards programmes that deliberately engage men, both young and old, on issues of multiple sexual partnrships 
- Invest in intensive programmes targeted at raising awareness of the HIV risks of multiple concurrent partnerships
 
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