Category Archives: community engagement

  1. Don’t Upset This Rectal Microbicide Advocate!

    by Mike PetersIRMA Intern A couple of weeks ago, I returned to Ohio for a weekend excursion.  The director of the Women’s Studies program at my university informed me that I was named Graduate Student of the Year for Women’s Studies and that there was a short awards ceremony that I should attend.  In preparation for this Read More >>

    activists, advocacy, community engagement, education, hiv prevention, IRMA, rectal microbicide, Women's Health
  2. Traditional Leaders challenged to actively participate in the fight against HIV

    Via Traditional leaders from southern Africa have been challenged to play an active role in the fight against HIV for the region to achieve zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths. This was said by the Executive Director of SAfAIDS, Mrs Lois Chingandu at the Regional Traditional Leadership Rock Indaba-50 x 15 Prevention Read More >>

    Africa, community engagement, culture, HIV, Infections
  3. How do you know if a clinical trial is ethical?

    by Lori Miller, AVAC Provide input on the draft second edition of the Good Participatory Practice Guidelines. Join a call next week to learn more. As the rectal microbicide field is progressing, more trials will be rolled out into communities and involve greater and greater numbers of volunteers. All stakeholders in biomedical HIV prevention research – from Read More >>

    clinical trials, community engagement, Good Participatory Practice, GPP, research
  4. Community meetings on National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    via National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS As part of his National HIV/AIDS Strategy, President Barack Obama  mandated that Executive Branch departments and agencies with HIV/AIDS programs come up with an implementation plan for the strategy within  150 days (by Dec. 9). The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS,  in collaboration with other national organizations and local Read More >>

    African American, community engagement, gay black men, HIV/AIDS policy, Obama
  5. JAIDS: Community Engagement and Investment in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research for Youth: Rationale, Challenges, and Approaches

    Full article – free This article is one of several from the July 1, 2010 – Volume 54 – Supplement 1, “Inclusion of Adolescents and Young Adults in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research” – click here to read the rest JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: 1 July 2010 – Volume 54 – Issue – pp S7-S11 Read More >>

    clinical trials, community, community engagement, HIV/AIDS policy, new prevention technologies, research