Palabra clave ‘sexually transmitted infections’

The state of AIDS in Africa today

miércoles, enero 25th, 2012

The year 2011 concluded with the convening of the International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
This was where medical experts and health officials from all parts of the continent and some international players like former President George Bush (whose administration launched the PEPFAR initiative) took stock of the state of the “War Against AIDS”.


Alcohol increases desire for sex without condoms: systematic review

sábado, enero 14th, 2012

Alcohol consumption has an impact on the intention of individuals to have unprotected sex, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the journal “Addiction”.


KENYA: Condom recycling highlights gaps in HIV prevention programming

lunes, mayo 2nd, 2011

Media images of men in northern Kenya washing condoms for re-use have underscored the need to improve HIV communication and close gaps in the supply of condoms in rural areas. SIDA-AIDS Tu portal de información. Hombre lavando condones


STDs are a major public health issue

viernes, abril 29th, 2011

DC estimates more than 19 million new cases of STDs each year in the United States. In 2009, there were more than 1.5 million total cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea reported to CDC- making them the two most commonly reported infectious diseases in the United States. STDs have an economic impact: direct medical costs associated with STDs in the United States are estimated at $17.0 billion annually.


KENYA: Walking 26km for a condom

viernes, abril 8th, 2011

Correct and consistent condom use is one of the bedrocks of Kenya’s HIV/AIDS prevention programme but many people in rural areas have limited access to condoms.


Female condoms are gaining ground

viernes, abril 1st, 2011

The female condom, once the contraceptive that got little respect, seems to be making a comeback in U.S. cities, thanks to a new and improved design.


Booklets:HIV & sex

lunes, marzo 28th, 2011

This booklet is an introduction to sexual health for people with HIV. The booklet describes the ways that having HIV can affect how you feel about sex, and suggests ways to tackle problems or anxieties you may experience.