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Que Necesitan Las/Los Trabajadores Sexuales en La Prevencion Del VIH?

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This information sheet discusses the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention needs of sex workers. The information sheet determines whether sex workers are at risk for HIV. It discusses what places them at risk, the barriers to HIV prevention for this group, and what is being done and what should be done to promote HIV prevention for sex workers.

What Are Male-to-Female Transgender Persons' (MtF) HIV Prevention Needs?

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This information sheet discusses the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention needs of male-to-female transgender persons (MtFs). It explains what being transgender means, whether HIV is a concern, who are partners of MtFs, how challenges are addressed, the risks posed to MtFs for HIV transmission, and what is currently being done and what still needs to be done to promote HIV prevention among MtFs.

What Are Sex Workers' HIV Prevention Needs?

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This information sheet discusses the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention needs of sex workers. The information sheet determines whether sex workers are at risk for HIV, discusses what places them at risk, the barriers to HIV prevention for this group, and what is being done and what should be done to promote HIV prevention for sex workers.

Adolescent Sexual Health in Europe and the US - Why the Difference?

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This information sheet compares the sexual health and behaviors of adolescents in Europe to those of adolescents in the United States. It provides epidemiological data comparing European and American adolescents regarding pregnancy, birth and abortion rates, STD rates, contraceptive use, and sexual behaviors. It makes recommendations for the improvement of adolescent sexual health in the U.S., based on the results of the survey findings.

Raising the Profile, Raising Your Voice

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This monograph provides an overview of the federal legislative and regulatory processes that support vital hepatitis programs in the United States. It discusses viral hepatitis, its epidemiology in the United States, the responses of various federal bodies, such as funding, programs, and legislation. It provides a list of useful links and resources and documents regarding the unmet needs and challenges of viral hepatitis programs to assist persons interested in advocating for an improved federal response.

FDA May 23, 2011 Teleconference Briefing on Direct Acting Antivirals, Victrelis (boceprevir) and Incivek (telaprevir) Transcript

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This teleconference briefing transcript recorded a briefing on direct acting antivirals, victrelis (boceprevir) and incivek (telaprevir). The purpose of the call was to update participants about two direct acting anti-viral drugs to treat hepatitis C discussed at a meeting of the FDA Antiviral Advisory Committee on April 27 and 28, 2011. The briefing was a response to the comments from the meeting. With the moderator Richard Klein in the room are Dr. Debra Birnkrant, Director of the FDA’s Division of Antiviral Products, and Dr. Jeffrey Murray, Deputy Director of the Division.

Community-Based Tuberculosis Prevention and Care: Why and How To Get Involved

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This report serves as a handbook or primer, for nongovernmental organizations and civil society organizations (CSOs) considering joining the fight against TB. It provides informaton on TB and its prevention, diagnosis, and treatment and how TB programs work, how communities and CSOs can get involved, and on special populations that need extra attention. It includes step-by-step guidance on getting started in addressing TB, pitfalls to avoid, and a list of useful resources.

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