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Lesotho HIV Care and Treatment Services

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The purpose of the project is to conduct activities involving effective and evidence-based approaches to providing comprehensive and integrated HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to adult and pediatric populations, to include provider initiated testing and counseling activities as well as Prevention of Mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV and elimination of pediatric HIV activities. The project intends to build and capitalize on the work done to date in Lesotho in these program areas since the inception of PEPFAR support in Lesotho.

HIV is Ageless. Get Tested. (Women)

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This information sheet discusses the importance of getting tested for HIV, regardless of age. It states that one in four new HIV infections are in women.

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 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.

El VIH en las Mujeres

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This information sheet discusses the epidemiology of HIV among women in the United States, highlighting that 23 percent of people living with HIV at the end of 2011. It provides surveillance data for HIV infection among US women, HIV/AIDS diagnoses and death in 2013, and prevention challenge. The information sheet also describes what the CDC is doing to prevent HIV by incorporating effective culture-and gender-relevant material into current HIV interventions.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Being a Positive Mother

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This information sheet provides information about pregnancy for women who have hepatitis C. It addresses situations for women considering pregnancy, women currently pregnant, and women who already have children.


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