Addressing cancer stigma with a family-centered approach may improve palliative care access in India
Our study identifies the role of stigma in expressing advanced cancer needs: communication, disclosure, and palliative care access. (M. Ekstrand CAPS/PRC). Read more here.
"The idea of taking daily medication was at odds with being young and healthy" Motivations to start PrEP in Kenya and Uganda (C. Camlin CAPS/PRC)
Title: Sustained Effect of a Community-based Behavioral and Nutrition Intervention on HIV-related Outcomes Among Women Living With HIV in Rural India (M. Ekstrand CAPS/PRC)
Community mobilization, critical consciousness, is associated with lower HIV incidence among girls and young women. (S. Lippman, A. Leddy, T. Neilands CAPS/ PRC)
Adjusted models associated equality and unity with fewer depressive symptoms. (A. Conroy, T. Neilands, M. Johnson & J. Sauceda, CAPS/PRC)
Couple-based intervention approaches including provider-led alcohol counseling and alcohol reduction support groups are urgently needed. (A. Conroy, J. Tan, L Darbes CAPS/PRC)
¿Cómo afectan los medicamentos opioides a las personas con VIH?
Elaborado por Kathleen Clanon, MD and Pamela DeCarlo | July 2017
Health disparities and HIV/AIDSHealth disparities exist across race/ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and/or geographically defined population groups. This e-newsletter features CAPS/PRC research that discusses and addresses health disparities among impacted groups that are living with or at risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS. Shout out to our Visiting Professors for summer 2017 !
- Stay up-to-date on research and learn what we found out from research
- Use the materials in trainings/presentations
- Advocate for services/funding
- Write grants
- Develop new or modify existing HIV prevention programs
- Evaluate current programs
- Connect with CAPS/PRC to develop new projects.
How do prescription pain pills (opioids) affect HIV?
Prepared by Kathleen Clanon, MD and Pamela DeCarlo Community Engagement (CE) Core | July 2017