Controlling HIV Epidemics among Injection Drug Users: Eight Years of Cross-Border HIV Prevention Interventions in Vietnam and China
- MedicinePloS one
The significant downward trends in all primary outcome measures indicate that the Cross-Border interventions played an important role in bringing HIV epidemics among IDUs under control and a model of HIV prevention for IDUs that should be considered for large-scale replication.
Modelling the epidemiological impact of scaling up HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment in China.
- MedicineSexual health
It is shown that the HIV epidemic in China could be expected to experience a 2.5-fold expansion over the next 5 years such that ~1.8 million people will be infected with HIV in China by 2015.
Biopolitical Implications of the Surveillance, Spectacle, and Performance of AIDS Education in Rural China
This conceptual study explores China’s reaction to the AIDS crisis using a Foucauldian concept of biopolitics in order to theorize the implications of AIDS education in the culture of rural China in…
Chinese Society Confronted with AIDS " Mobilising the community " Modality and Ambiguities of HIV Carriers ' Participation in China ' s Fight Against AIDS
Development of the perceived stress scale for people living with HIV/AIDS in China.
- PsychologyAIDS patient care and STDs
A new Chinese Perceived Stress Scale among PLWHA (PSSHIV) is developed and validates in Shenzhen of Guangdong Province and Hengyang of Hunan Province in China during September 2006 through July 2007 and can be used for assessing the level of stress faced byPLWHA in China.
Chronicling the relationships, attitudes, and sexual encounters of men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China: A web-administered sexual events diary
Background: Unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) remains the primary mode of HIV infection among MSM in China. As no sexual events studies have been conducted to date, little is known about how…
NSAID-induced Gastrointestinal Injury: A Focused Update for Clinicians.
- MedicineJournal of clinical gastroenterology
The injury induced by these agents throughout the GI tract is discussed as well as strategies to prevent acute injury and reduce the development of serious adverse events.
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Prevention of HIV transmission from mother-to-child.
- MedicineSAfAIDS news : Southern Africa AIDS Information Dissemination Service bulletin
It is noted that for effective reduction of HIV vertical transmission, interventions should depend on political will, affordability of the interventions, and the strength of existing human resources and infrastructures.
Democracy and health.
- Political ScienceQJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
These three case studies explore the idea that a lack of democratic institutions, especially a free press and multiparty elections, can have deleterious effects on health, and highlight factors that are essential for preventing a full-blown HIV/AIDS epidemic in China.
Using the premarital examination for population-based surveillance for HIV in China: a pilot study
- Medicine, EducationAIDS
The premarital examination should be used for voluntary counselling and testing and anonymous surveillance for HIV in high prevalence areas.