Regina Maria Barbosa

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In many areas of the world where HIV prevalence is high, rates of unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion have also been shown to be high. Of all pregnancies worldwide in 2008, 41% were reported as unintended or unplanned, and approximately 50% of these ended in abortion. Of the estimated 21.6 million unsafe abortions occurring worldwide in 2008 (around(More)
BACKGROUND In many countries, young women of reproductive age have been especially affected by the HIV epidemic, which have fostered research to better understand how HIV infection influences and shapes women´s fertility and reproductive and sexual decisions. In Brazil, few studies have focused on the impact of the HIV epidemic on contraceptive choices(More)
The cooccurrence of HIV and unintended pregnancy has prompted a body of work on dual protection, the simultaneous protection against HIV and unintended pregnancy. This study examines dual protection and dual methods as a risk-reduction strategy for women living with HIV. Data are from a cross-sectional sample of HIV-positive women attended in Specialized(More)
REFEREED SCIENTIFIC PAPERS [143] Leal, W. S., and Y. Ishida, " GP-9s are ubiquituous proteins unlikely involved in olfactory mediation of social organization in the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, PLoS ONE 3: e3762, 2008. Potentially hygroreceptive sensilla on the anal stylus of the glass-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, " J. Insect(More)
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