Women experiencing intimate partner violence three times more likely to contract HIV

Published: 5 January 2023

Women who experience recent intimate partner violence (IPV) are three times more likely to contract HIV, according to a new study led by McGill University researchers. In regions like Sub-Saharan...

Men who paid for sex more likely to live with HIV

Published: 25 January 2022

Twenty years’ worth of surveys suggest that nearly one in ten sexually active men in 35 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been clients of sex workers. These men are about 50 percent more likely...

A tale of two pandemics: AIDS and COVID-19 - Globe & Mail, June 4, 2021

Published: 7 June 2021

Dr. Catherine Hankins, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and co-chair of Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force is quoted by the Globe and Mail....

UNAIDS likely not to meet its HIV targets among gay men in Africa

Published: 7 October 2019

Despite improvements in HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa, they are missing out on HIV treatment....

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

Published: 30 November 2018

HIV self-testing strategies have been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2016, as they empower people to find out HIV their status at their convenience. However, home-based...

Stigma impairs cognition in men living with HIV

Published: 27 November 2018

Reducing stigma may address cognitive impairment in this population...

Early HIV treatment key to avoiding brain atrophy

Published: 3 May 2018

New study underlines importance of early screening and antiretroviral therapy...


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