HIV Health and Wellness

India: Why Madras High Court Ban On Sex Change Surgery For Intersex Children Is Significant

It can be hoped that the ban on sex change surgery for intersex children will help prevent those medical interventions which are guided by parental anxiety rather than by medical advice.

Call for submissions: Mistreatment and violence against women during reproductive health care with a focus on childbirth

Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences is looking for submissions on mistreatment during reproductive health care and childbirth.

US: Christian Medical Association doctors laud HHS conscience rule as protecting patients and doctors

The following real-life examples demonstrate the often subtle, sometimes flagrant and increasingly pervasive discrimination faced by pro-life, faith-based and conscience-driven individuals in the healthcare professions.

Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples

Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples with the HIV-positive partner taking suppressive antiretroviral therapy (PARTNER): final results of a multicentre, prospective, observational study

UNAIDS welcomes additional evidence that effective antiretroviral therapy stops transmission of HIV

Results from a large-scale European study among serodiscordant gay couples show that adherence to effective treatment prevents transmission of HIV

Burkina Faso: “We have an historic opportunity to put an end to the AIDS epidemic in Africa”

“Our progress is encouraging, but we must also stay the course on prevention, especially with young people who see the medical progress being made... and therefore have the impression that we can be cured of AIDS”

US: New Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

The rule, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to protect the religious rights of health care providers and religious institutions.