Promoting Effective Combination HIV Prevention Approaches Through technical assistance and knowledge management resources, AIDSTAR-One supports combination approaches to HIV prevention in both generalized and concentrated epidemics worldwide. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT TOOLS HIV Prevention Knowledge Base: This collection of up-to-date research and tools helps identify and adapt evidence-based prevention strategies for programming. http://www.aidstar-one.com/focus_areas/prevention/pkb HIV Prevention Update: This monthly resource offers summaries and abstracts of recent peer-reviewed articles on global HIV prevention issues, state-of-the-art tools, curricula, and program reports. http://www.aidstar-one.com/focus_areas/ prevention/resources/prevention_update COMBINATION PREVENTION Uniting to Build HIV Prevention for Drug Users: The Georgian Harm Reduction Network Case Study: This case study examines a human rightscentered approach in responding to the needs of people who inject drugs. http://www.aidstar-one.com/georgiaharm Spotlight on Prevention: The Astonishing Neglect of an HIV Prevention Strategy & The Value of Integrating Family Planning and HIV Services: This editorial calls for increased attention to prevention of unintended pregnancy among HIV-infected women. http://www.aidstar-one.com/fphivspot
DECEMBER 2013 This publication was made possible through the support of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Agency for International Development under contract number GHH-I-00-07-00059-00, AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources (AIDSTAR-One) Project, Sector I, Task Order 1. © James Martone/World Bank
STRUCTURAL INTERVENTIONS Resource Tool for Structural Approaches to HIV Prevention: This tool provides national HIV programmers with concepts, a step-wise process, and country examples for implementing structural approaches. http://www.aidstar-one.com/structuraltool Structural Approaches to HIV Prevention Position Paper Series: This set of five position papers, co-commissioned by AIDSTAR-One and the STRIVE research consortium, presents academic and field-based expert perspectives on operational approaches and the current evidence base linking structural factors to HIV risk. http://www.aidstar-one.com/structural_position_papers
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BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS Prevention of Alcohol-Related HIV Risk Behaviors Technical Brief: This technical brief catalogs what is known about the relationship between harmful alcohol use and HIV sexual risk behavior and offers a critical analysis of interventions to address the issue. http://www.aidstar-one.com/alcoholrisktb Emerging Issues in Today’s HIV Response Debate 4—Concurrent Sexual Partnerships: In the fourth debate in the USAID and World Bank-sponsored Emerging Issues in Today’s HIV Response Debate Series, expert panelists discussed concurrent sexual partnerships as a key driver of HIV epidemics in Africa. http://www.aidstar-one.com/hivdebate4 BIOMEDICAL INTERVENTIONS In It to Save Lives—Scaling Up Voluntary Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention for Maximum Public Health Impact: AIDSTAR-One worked with award-winning filmmaker Lisa Russell to tell the story of how governments in Kenya and Swaziland have embraced voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention to turn the tide of the epidemic. http://www.aidstar-one.com/vmmc Matching Supply with Demand—Scaling Up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania and Zimbabwe Case Study: This case study of VMMC programs in Tanzania and Zimbabwe describes both the age distribution of clients accessing different VMMC services and the demand creation and supply side activities that country programs have implemented. http://www.aidstar-one.com/vmmccs KEY POPULATIONS Technical Consultation Report on Innovative Uses of Communication Technology for HIV Programming for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender (TG) Populations: This two-day meeting provided a forum for key stakeholders in HIV research, programming, implementation, and evaluation to take stock of important developments in the field and develop strategies to improve communication technology for enhanced HIV services. http://www.aidstar-one.com/msmtgtech Podcast—Reaching TG and MSM Populations through Social Media: In this podcast, AIDSTAR-One interviews the founder of TLBz Sexperts, a growing HIV prevention program based in Chiang Mai,Thailand, which is using social media to reach transgender people with important health messages. http://www.aidstar-one.com/sexpertpodcast
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