New research from Family AIDS Care Education and Services (FACES) tested the use of a friendship-based chain referral approach, which has been successful in other settings, to recruit adolescents for HIV testing in Kisumu County, Kenya.
New research from the Shamba Maisha study, supported by the National Institutes of Health, explored how a livelihood program impacted perceived mental health among people living with HIV in Migori County, Kenya.
There is very little data about HIV in the Middle East to begin with, and funding and attention dedicated to eradicating the epidemic often ignores trans women. Dr. Rachel L. Kaplan is out to change that.
Transgender women’s risk factors are particularly understudied and invisible in the Middle East and North Africa, and effective and culturally appropriate support is urgently needed. Rachel Kaplan and colleagues aim to address this gap with the first ever study to tackle HIV prevention among transgender women in Lebanon.