Integration - HIV/AIDS

On World AIDS Day, Including Family Planning is Common Sense

Did you know? In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 22 million people are living with HIV; 60 percent are women. And 53 million women in this region want to avoid pregnancy but cannot access contraception. People seeking reproductive health and HIV/AIDS services … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Integration - HIV/AIDS, Youth

Giving the Gift of Yourself: Juliet’s Story

This piece was originally published on the Huffington Post, as part of their Giving Tuesday series. The earrings are simple — a thin piece of pink plastic, almost like a small spear. They’re inexpensive, not from any known designer, but … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Integration - HIV/AIDS

In Tanzania, a Tale of Two (Or More) Clinics

Harubu is an HIV-positive woman living in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. She receives her antiretroviral treatment from an HIV/AIDS care and treatment center with assistance from a home-based care provider. Like millions of women around the world, Harubu also needs access to … Continue Reading

Integration - HIV/AIDS

Think Your 30-Minute Wait at the Doctor’s Office Is Bad? Try This.

Say you’re living with HIV but married to someone who isn’t.  When you go to the nearest clinic to get contraceptives, you probably also want to receive medication for your HIV. Your partner also wants to be routinely tested to … Continue Reading

Integration - HIV/AIDS

Happy Birthday, PEPFAR!

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Now that the program is entering its tween years, we think it’s time it started taking contraception more seriously. With the creation of … Continue Reading

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