Category Archives: prevention campaign

  1. Microbicides Conference Changing to a More Integrated HIV Prevention Conference

    via, by Gus Cairns The International Microbicides Conference held in Sydney this week will be the last of its kind, delegates were told in a closing plenary today. From 2014 onwards, it is planned, a single biennial conference on all aspects of HIV prevention will be held.Globally, the two largest funders of HIV prevention research are Read More >>

    HIV, Microbicides, Microbicides 2012, prevention, prevention campaign, rectal microbicide, Treatment as Prevention
  2. NYC Forum next Weds: WHAT IS THE MESSAGE?! A community discussion on HIV prevention campaigns targeting gay and bisexual men

    [check out IRMA’s blog post on the controversial and problematic ad campaign released by the NYC department of public health recently] WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 20116:30 pm to 8:00 pmGMHC – The Tisch Building119 West 24th Street – 12th floor(between 6th and 7th Avenues NYC) Guest panelists include: Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr., Deputy Editor, POZ; Editor-in-Chief, Tu Salud Read More >>

    HIV/AIDS policy, prevention campaign, social marketing
  3. Good sex, good marriage, less HIV

    via The New Vision Online, by Catherine Watson A campaign on good marriage could explain that sometimes a man may have less sex than he would like but that this trade off is worth it to maintain family harmony and avoid acquiring or transmitting HIV. Many men think falsely that going without sex will harm their bodies, Read More >>

    Africa, fidelity, HIV transmission, partners, prevention campaign, Uganda
  4. Chicago Female Condom Campaign Wants You to “Put A Ring On It!”

    Health organizations launch citywide campaign to mark National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and increase awareness, availability of female condoms Both women and men engage in anal sex and the female condom is a great prevention tool to keep both partners safe and satisfied.   CHICAGO, IL (3/8/10) – An ubiquitous nugget of pop culture advice Read More >>

    anal sex, condoms, female condom, gay men, heterosexuality, HIV transmission, prevention campaign
  5. Kenya: HIV prevention strategy that ignores anal health – “simply incomplete”

    It struck us that in the 25 years that Kenya had been battling the HIV epidemic, no one had tried targeting anal sex  for preventing HIV transmission… Yet we knew it happens and not just in the homosexual community, but also among some heterosexual couples…  … an HIV prevention strategy that does not encompass  anal health is Read More >>

    Africa, anal health, anal sex, HIV/AIDS policy, Kenya, prevention campaign
  6. Uganda: Campaigns tackle “the complexity of sexuality”

    [Seems to IRMA that microbicides could be useful tool in relationships, where condoms are seldomly used. What are your thoughts on “zero-grazing”, “Go Red for Fidelity”, “True Manhood” and other campaigns?] From UN Integrated Regional Information Networks – June 22, 2009 KAMPALA, 22 June 2009 (PlusNews) – New HIV prevention campaigns in Uganda are beginning to reflect Read More >>

    fidelity, prevention campaign, Uganda