Iyanthi Abeyewickreme

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BACKGROUND In the Asia-Pacific region, limited systematic assessment has been conducted on HIV service delivery models. Applying an analytical framework of the continuum of prevention and care, this study aimed to assess HIV service deliveries in six Asia and Pacific countries from the perspective of service availability, linking approaches and performance(More)
HIV epidemics spread rapidly through Asian sex work networks two decades ago under conditions of high vulnerability, low condom use, intact male foreskins and ulcerative STIs. Experiences implementing interventions to prevent transmission in sex work in ten Asian countries were reviewed. All report increasing condom use trends in sex work. In the seven(More)
In 2010, 3.5 million people were living with HIV in the World Health Organization Southeast Asia Region (SEAR), giving this region the greatest burden of HIV after Africa. Scale-up of antiretroviral therapy has resulted in over 717,000 benefitting from it by the end of 2010. A systematic review of studies of HIV drug resistance in the SEAR published between(More)
aWorld Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, India. Correspondence to Amaya Maw-Naing (e-mail: mawnainga@who.int) Almost 30 years since it was first reported in 1983, the HIV epidemic remains a serious public health issue globally, and particularly in countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region (SEAR). The overwhelming global(More)
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