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Lessons Learned from Best Practices in Psycho-Socio-Economic Support for Tuberculosis Patients

This report compiles best practices for psycho-emotional support and socio-economic support for TB and DR-TB patients from inpatient and outpatient programs globally. The social support interventions demonstrated in this report are intended to enable and ensure adherence to TB and DR-TB treatment, alleviate patient costs, and reduce the stigmatization of and discrimination against TB patients.

PrEPare for Life

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This guide is to train AIDS service providers, case managers, and peer educators on evidence-based information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of comprehensive HIV prevention in order to support their efforts to educate young men that have sex with men (MSM), in particular, young Black and Latino MSM on the new prevention strategy.

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: A Guide to Essential Practice

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This guide includes WHO recommendations on screening and treatment of pre-cancer lesions and on HPV vaccination made through April 2014, taking account of relevant evidence-based findings published up to December 2013; emerging practices that are still being evaluated are also noted in this publication. This guide, which replaces the 2006 edition, has two new chapters, one newly organized chapter, and two substantially revised chapters. The new chapters include: Essentials for cervical a=cancer prevention and control programmes; and HPV vaccination.

HIV Prevention Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come Together

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This social media toolkit was created to address the way people get their information today, specifically using online communications. The toolkit states that media is reshaping the way health information is delivered and aims to introduce concepts that underlie social media as well as discuss a strategic approach to integrate social media into existing efforts.

HIV Risk for Lesbians, Bisexuals & Other Women Who Have Sex With Women

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This report discusses the risk of HIV/AIDS for lesbians and women who have sex with women (WSW). It reviews research on the risks of contracting HIV faced by lesbians and WSW and the context of HIV among women. The report considers how lesbians contract HIV or AIDS, the belief that WSW are part of a low-risk population, and the activities that increase risk, such as injection drug use, sex with men, barriers to health access, gender bias and discrimination and their effect on WSW’s self esteem, and violence.

Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

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This manual for clinicians provides guidelines for clinical care of persons with HIV/AIDS. This updated version incorporates many new insights, but the time-tested format has been retained – easy access to crucial facts for a busy clinician. The guide touches on every topic facing people with HIV and their caregivers.

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