Viral Round-up 02.02.2015

A look at this week’s HIV and Sexual Health news…

A guide to respectful reporting and writing on sex work

open Democracy

At least six states are facing a severe shortage of condoms distributed under the government’s AIDS control programme (India)

The Times of India

FDA approves Bristol-Myers, J&J HIV pills


AbbVie next-generation hepatitis C drugs look promising in early studies


Genetically engineered antibody-based molecules show enhanced HIV-fighting abilities


Nigeria: Youth At Risk of HIV – Whose Responsibility Anyway?

All Africa

Study shows only 15% of newly diagnosed adults seek HIV care (Kenya)

News Medical

The Asia-Pacific region will not meet the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in 15 years unless it changes laws and attitudes hostile to people living with HIV


Study Finds HIV Drugs Priced Out of Reach

The New York Times

African American people’s AIDS conspiracy beliefs best understood in terms of social anxiety and distrust, not ignorance


Are 60% of SA’s sex workers HIV positive?

Mail & Guardian

Working together for an AIDS-free future for girls (USA)

The Guardian

New mHealth Tools Enable HIV Patients to become 2.9 Times More Successful at Managing Disease (USA)

Press Release Rocket

Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV (Denmark)


Blood for sale: India’s illegal ‘red market’ (India)

BBC News

HIV/AIDS patients urge Jonathan to sign anti-discrimination bill (Nigeria)

The Guardian Nigeria

Let’s talk about prisoner rape and sex behind bars (USA)

Open Democracy

Prostitution: The hidden cost of Greece’s economic crisis


Kiev ‘punishes’ civilians in Donetsk with travel permits and drugs blockade

The Guardian

Condom Advert – HIV Prevention or Infidelity Promotion? (Kenya)

All Africa

Minister hails gay blood ban move

Belfast Telegraph

No condom-free porn? Nevada considers brothel-style regulation

The Guardian

Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine by 2030 (USA)

The Guardian

Stop HIV Test Before Marriage, Religious Leaders Warned (Nigeria)

All Africa

Mental Illness – the Ignored Side of HIV (Uganda)

All Africa


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