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‘Science Speaks’ Discusses Research On Sex Work-Related Laws Presented At AIDS 2018

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2018: Laws meant to end demand for sex work increases workers’ HIV risks, researchers say Reporting from the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, Rabita Aziz, writer at “Science Speaks” and senior global health policy specialist at IDSA, discusses research presented at the conference that shows…

‘Science Speaks’ Highlights Research Presented At AIDS 2018

Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” and Rabita Aziz, writer at “Science Speaks” and senior global health policy specialist at IDSA, report from the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam on “news, updates, and analysis of new research findings, evidence-based responses, and community action for global access…

AIDS 2018 Press Releases Discuss Research On Sex Work, HIV Criminalization Laws

AIDS 2018: Studies raise concerns about policies seeking to “end demand” for sex work “Research suggests that ‘end demand’ laws are reducing demand for HIV services, according to panelists sharing the effectiveness of ‘end demand’ policies at a press conference that featured scientific abstracts and input from advocates. … Typically,…

Brazil Must Reboot National AIDS Strategy

Bloomberg: Brazil’s AIDS Fight Falls Victim to Success Mac Margolis, author “…Data from the public health ministry released early this month shows that AIDS — a scourge Brazil appeared on track to beat — is on the rise among some demographics (young men) and regions (the north and northeast). ……

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New PLOS Collection Examines Intersection Of Human Trafficking, Exploitation, Health

PLOS BLOG’s “Speaking of Medicine”: Human Trafficking, Exploitation, and Health: a new PLOS Collection “PLOS Medicine Associate Editor Colleen Crangle introduces the PLOS Collection on Human Trafficking, Exploitation, and Health. … A special Collection launched [last Wednesday] at PLOS — Human Trafficking, Exploitation, and Health — with Guest Editors Cathy…