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  • New lens on women, girls and HIV at AIDS2014

    Interview with NIH's Dr Gina Brown at AIDS2014
    01
    Aug
    Annie Holmes

    Dr Gina Brown from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) notes a new focus on structural aspects of gender at this year's International AIDS Conference.

  • ‘Get Girls to School’ campaign

    25
    Jul
    Priya Pillai, Tejaswini Hiremath and Kumar Vadde

    A campaign in Northern Karnataka is drawing attention to the widespread desire for education on the part of young girls. Completing high school improves many aspects of a girl’s life, health and future, but a variety of barriers block the way, especially for girls from disadvantaged communities.

  • Salim Abdool Karim at AIDS 2014: “Step up the pace!”

    Salim Abdool Karim
    24
    Jul
    Annie Holmes

    Professor Salim Abdool Karim challenged delegates at the 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne to intensify strategic, evidence-based prevention.

  • Flight MH17: Condolences and loss

    20
    Jul
    Annie Holmes

    On 17 July 2014, a passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was allegedly shot down over Eastern Ukraine.

  • Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

    24
    Jun
    Annie Holmes

    The UK’s Foreign Secretary hosted a high-level gathering in June 2014 to spotlight this form of gender-based violence. 

  • STRIVE 2014 Annual Meeting

    STRIVE 2014 Annual Meeting, participants tour Hillbrow
    24
    Jun
    Annie Holmes

    Halfway along the consortium’s six-year span, what key narratives emerge from STRIVE’s multi-sectoral research collaborations?

    Partners gathered in Johannesburg in May for rich deliberations on this question. We noted that:

  • Professor Helen Rees challenges the HIV field

    Professor Helen Rees gives opening presentation at STRIVE 2014 Annual Meeting
    03
    Jun
    Sephy Valuks and Annie Holmes

    Opening STRIVE’s annual meeting in Johannesburg, the Executive Director of Wits RHI drew attention to key affected populations in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Young women's vulnerability to HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

    Dr Joyce Wamoyi photographed at STRIVE Annual Meeting, May 2014 by Fhatuwani Tshikororo, Wits RHI
    31
    May
    Nyasule Neke and Annie Holmes

    Dr Joyce Wamoyi, from Tanzania’s National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), presented at a UNAIDS meeting in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2014.

  • Intersecting agendas: maternal and child health and HIV prevention

    13
    May
    Annie Holmes

    The Joint Secretary in the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Rakesh Kumar, visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in April 2014.

  • Breaking down financing silos: the potential of co-financing - Learning Lab 17 June 2014

    06
    May
    Annie Holmes

    Please join us for a free webinar on Tuesday 17 June 2014, 11am BST. Michelle Remme will present three approaches for deciding whether to finance a structural intervention to keep girls in school in Malawi.

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