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Hepatitis B y Salud Sexual

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B and sexual health. It explains hepatitis B virus infection; how the disease is transmitted, including transmission through sexual contact with an infected person; prevention; how it is diagnosed; and treatment.

Hepatitis B & Sexual Health

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B and sexual health. It explains hepatitis B virus infection; how the disease is transmitted, including transmission through sexual contact with an infected person; prevention; how it is diagnosed; and treatment.

PrEP: A New Tool for HIV Prevention

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This information sheet discusses pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a means of preventing HIV. PrEP is the use of HIV treatment medications to protect uninfected high-risk individuals from acquiring the disease. Research has shown that when used consistently PrEP can reduce risk of infection among very high-risk individuals. The information sheet discusses PrEP research among men who have sex with men and, among heterosexually-active men and women.

MMWR: HIV Infection Among Partners of HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex With Men – North Carolina, 2011-2013

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This report examined results of a prospective partner series study conducted in North Carolina and of an in depth evaluation of one of the partner networks. The approach for partner services used involved contacting partners of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV infection and using sexual and social networks and molecular phylogenetic data to improve the continuum of HIV care among black men who have sex with men (MSM). Partner services were provided to 30 black HIV infected MSM who named 95 sex partners and social contacts of whom 39 previously had been diagnosed with HIV infection.

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.

Africa

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This fact sheet discusses HIV as a worldwide threat and how the US government has dealt with that threat, including the US Military Research Program (MHRP), the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Nigeria.

Sabia Que Hay un Asesino Silencioso en las Calles?

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This poster provides information on hepatitis A, B, and C in both English and Spanish. It explains transmission, the seriousness of the diseases, their duration, effect on the body, symptoms, whether there is a vaccine, prevention, and diagnostic tests.

What Gay Men Need to Know About Hepatitis C: Protect Yourself and Others

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This 2-page poster provides information about hepatitis C and why gay men need to be informed about the risks. It states that recent reports suggest hepatitis C is being spread through sexual activity among men who have sex with men. The poster discusses transmission, testing, HIV and HCV co-infection, treatment, and prevention.

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis

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This electronic toolkit provides self study guides with detailed information about TB for health care workers and includes an introduction and glossary for each set: modules 1-5 and modules 6-9.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Overview of HCV Disease Progression

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This fact sheet provides information about the progression of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) from an acute infection to a chronic infection. It talks about symptoms, complications, fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver transplants, and treatments.

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