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Contraceptive requirement may have compromised FEM-PrEP study

A requirement that all participants take hormonal contraceptives may have been what led to the disappointing failure of a study of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) targeted at single women,

Published
16 April 2012
By
Gus Cairns
Contraception in HIV prevention trials: injectable hormonal methods more effective?

Women using injectable (hormonal) contraceptives had a significantly lower rate of pregnancy compared to those using oral contraception in a major HIV prevention study, researchers report in

Published
02 February 2012
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Ontario study calls for pregnancy planning programs for HIV-positive women

A team of researchers led by Dr. Mona Loufty has surveyed more than 400 HIV-positive women in Ontario about issues related to pregnancy. They found that the rate of unintended pregnancy was high—about 56%.

Published
06 December 2011
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CATIE
High levels of unmet need for family planning in people with HIV - couples unaware of conception and contraception options

In Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia, just 46% of HIV-positive women and 28% of HIV-positive men have discussed family planning with a healthcare provider, delegates were told at the

Published
26 July 2011
By
Roger Pebody
UK: Couples 'arbitrarily denied' IVF treatment, say MPs

The NHS has been is accused of inflicting further misery on childless couples by denying them access to IVF treatment which may be their last chance of becoming parents. Some 73% of health trusts are flouting NHS guidelines.

Published
07 June 2011
From
The Guardian
First UK use of PrEP for couples hoping to have a child

Pre-exposure prophylaxis is starting to be used in the UK, to help HIV-positive men and their HIV-negative female partners have children together, Yvonne Gilleece told

Published
15 April 2011
By
Roger Pebody
Fertility treatment can use semen from men with HIV

Fertility treatments can be done safely and effectively in couples where the man is infected with the AIDS virus and the women isn't, according to a new review of past studies.

Published
27 March 2011
From
Reuters
Fertility treatment can use semen from men with HIV

Fertility treatments can be done safely and effectively in couples where the man is infected with the AIDS virus and the women isn't, according to a new review of past studies.

Published
25 March 2011
From
Reuters
US: Pregnancy rates in young HIV-positive women

Young women infected with HIV at birth appear to be significantly less likely to get pregnant compared with those who acquired the virus as a result of risky behavior, according to a retrospective study.

Published
02 February 2011
From
MedPage Today
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Issues Guidelines on Care for HIV-Infected Women

The guidelines cover the recommended health screenings, counseling, and routine gynecologic care for women with HIV/AIDS.

Published
23 November 2010
From
Medscape

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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