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Factors Influencing Antiretroviral Adherence and Virological Outcomes in People Living with HIV in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is paramount for virological suppression and positive treatment outcomes. ART has been rapidly scaled up in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in recent years, howeverExpand
Field Evaluation of Xpert HPV Point-of-Care Test for Detection of Human Papillomavirus Infection by Use of Self-Collected Vaginal and Clinician-Collected Cervical Specimens
ABSTRACT The World Health Organization has recommended that testing for high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) (hrHPV) infection be incorporated into cervical screening programs in all settingsExpand
Unsafe abortion requiring hospital admission in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea - a descriptive study of women’s and health care workers’ experiences
BackgroundIn Papua New Guinea induced abortion is restricted under the Criminal Code Law. Unsafe abortions are known to be widely practiced and sepsis due to unsafe abortion is a leading cause ofExpand
Childbirth in a rural highlands community in Papua New Guinea: a descriptive study.
OBJECTIVES to explore men's and women's experiences, beliefs and practices surrounding childbirth in a rural highlands community in Papua New Guinea. DESIGN a qualitative study comprising focusExpand
Feasibility and acceptability of clean birth kits containing misoprostol for self‐administration to prevent postpartum hemorrhage in rural Papua New Guinea
To determine the feasibility and acceptability of providing clean birth kits (CBKs) containing misoprostol for self‐administration in a rural setting in Papua New Guinea.
Sexual and reproductive health risks amongst female adolescents who use amphetamine-type stimulants and sell sex: a qualitative inquiry in Yunnan, China
BackgroundChina, as other Southeast Asian countries, has witnessed an increased use in amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) amongst urban youth. Amongst female adolescents who both sell sex and use ATS,Expand
‘Good culture, bad culture’: polygyny, cultural change and structural drivers of HIV in Papua New Guinea
Abstract Culture is often problematised as a key structural driver of HIV transmission in Papua New Guinea. Official HIV programmes, as well as church teachings, tend to focus on customary maritalExpand
Anal Sex, Vaginal Sex and HIV Risk Among Female Sex Workers in Papua New Guinea
Female sex workers (FSW) are considered one of the key affected populations in Papua New Guinea at risk of acquiring HIV. An integrated bio-behavioral survey of sex workers in Port Moresby wasExpand
Transgressive women don’t deserve protection: young men’s narratives of sexual violence against women in rural Papua New Guinea
Abstract Sexual violence against women and girls is commonplace in Papua New Guinea (PNG). While the experiences of women are rightly given central place in institutional responses to sexualExpand
‘Mobile men with money’: HIV prevention and the erasure of difference
Mobile Men with Money is one of the latest risk categories to enter into HIV prevention discourse. Used in countries in Asia, the Pacific and Africa, it refers to diverse groups of men (e.g.Expand