Fighting to Protect Human Rights in Kenya’s new Global Fund and PEPFAR Supported Key Population Size Estimate Study

The criminalization of sex work, drug use and same-sex relationships among consenting adults undermines HIV service delivery.[1] In most countries, the legal environment works against access to delivery of effective services, such as harm reduction services and programs targeting sex workers and men having sex with men. Given these facts, we are deeply concerned that […]

LET’S TALK ABOUT WARTS

Anal warts (also called “condyloma acuminata”) are a condition that affects the area around and inside the anus. They may also affect the skin of the genital area. They first appear as tiny spots or growths, perhaps as small as the head of a pin, and may grow quite large and cover the entire anal […]

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of getting infected. A combination of two HIV medicines sold under the name Truvada, is approved for daily use as PrEP to help prevent an HIV-negative person from getting HIV from a sexual or […]

Tanzania suspends some HIV programs for gay men, says health minister

Tanzania has suspended community-based HIV/AIDS prevention programs for gay men, the health minister said on Monday, in the latest crackdown on the high-risk group. Ummy Mwalimu, Tanzania’s minister for health said the government had received reports that some local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were promoting and normalizing same-sex relationships as part of their HIV programs.

2016 HOYMAS HIV CHAMPONSHIP EVENT

                                 2016 HOYMAS HIV CHAMPONSHIP EVENT The annual Hoymas HIV Championship day was held on the 26th September 2016 at the Sarakasi Dome Ngara. This year’s theme was EDUCATE, ENGAGE AND EMPOWER (LET’S KEEP THE LIGHT ON HIV). The significance on the theme symbolized the current situation Hoymas is with the community it serves. Educating, […]