High Level Meeting in New York This week, the High Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS is taking place at the UN in New York. The new political declaration […]Read more
Experiences of stigma among people living with HIV accessing care through the National Health Service
C Ferraro1 , L Benton1 , I Lut1 , A Hudson1 , P Kirwan2 , J Jefferies2 , V Delpech2 , S Okala2 , W Sseruma3 , R Mbewe3 , […]Read more
Orza L et al. How does living with HIV impact on women’s mental health? Voices from a global survey.
Publisher: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2015, 18(Suppl 5):20289 Link: http://www.jiasociety.org/index.php/jias/article/view/20289 | http://dx.doi.org/10.7448/IAS.18.6.20289Read more
Namiba, A et al. Ethical, strategic and meaningful involvement of women living with HIV starts at the beginning.
Publisher: Journal of Virus Eradication 2016; 2: 110–111Read more
Salamander Trust (2014). Building a safe house on firm ground: key findings from a global values and preferences survey regarding the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV. WHO, Geneva.
Thoughts from women living with HIV on International Women’s Day 2016
Despite living with HIV, positive women still have power within themselves to change the world for better. With improved HIV treatment women are able to pursue their dreams. I call […]Read more
Speech by the UN Secretary General’s special envoy for AIDS in Africa
About the links between women, HIV and access to livelihoods property and inheritance rights. Link to UNAIDS websiteRead more
Sherr, L., Clucas, C., Lampe, F., Harding, R., Fisher, M., Anderson, J., Clucas, C. (2012). ‘Gender and Mental Health Aspects of Living with HIV Disease and Its Longer-Term Outcomes for UK Heterosexual Patients’. Women & Health, 52(3), pp. 214-233.
Gender is important in the experience of illness generally and HIV specifically. In this study the authors compare the experiences of 183 HIV positive women with 76 HIV positive heterosexual […]Read more
Samuel, M., Welch, J., Tenant-Flowers, M., Poulton, M., Campbell, L., & Taylor, C. (2014). ‘Care of HIV-positive women aged 50 and over – can we do better?’. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 25(4), pp. 303–305.
This study presents findings from a sample of 123 HIV-positive women aged 50 years and over. It showed high rates (71%) of late diagnosis wherein CD4 count was <350, significant […]Read more
Doyal, L., & Anderson, J. (2015). ‘HIV-positive African women surviving in London: report of a qualitative study’. Gender & Development, 14(1), pp. 95-104.
A decade later new analysis found that about three-quarters of all women in the UK diagnosed as HIV positive come from the African continent. However, very little is still known […]Read more