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The SASA! Study published in BMC Medicine

On 31 July 2014, BMC Medicine published a paper on the study to evaluate the SASA! programme in Uganda. In summary, lead author Tanya Abramsky concluded that:

SASA! achieved important community-level impacts on attitudes and behaviours relating to violence and HIV-risk.”
Importantly, intervention impacts were seen at the…

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Dr Kate Mitchell presents at AIDS 2014 on PrEP for sex workers and MSM

Dr Kate Mitchell, a mathematical modeller in the SaME team,  presented at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia on 24 July 2014 on “Estimating the potential impact and efficiency of PrEP for FSWs and MSM in Bangalore, Southern India”

Reporting on the session on HIV prevention amongst female…

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Fern Terris-Prestholt at CAPRISA, Durban, March 2014

Fern Terris-Prestholt presented at the stakeholders Consultation on Tropical PrEP at Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), Durban, March 2014.



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The Lancet – Special focus on sexual violence in conflict

The Lancet – Special focus on sexual violence in conflict

The latest issue of The Lancet has a special focus to coincide with the first Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, held in London June 10 – 14 2014.

Gender-based violence in war zones inflicts extreme suffering and is…

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Lancet comment by Hossain, Zimmerman and Watts

To coincide with the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, taking place at the Excel London, 10 – 13 June 2014, The Lancet has published an article by Charlotte Watts, Cathy Zimmerman and Mazeda Hossain.

The full comment, Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict, can be read…

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Mazeda Hossain podcast – sexual violence in conflict

Follow this link to listen to Mazeda Hossain’s podcast.

Mazeda talks about SaME research focused on sexual violence in conflict affected areas…

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What can cash transfers achieve?

At a brown-bag lunch for DFID research teams in London and (by video link up) Scotland, Dr Lori Heise presented on social protection schemes and cash transfers.

In her presentation, Dr Heise assesses the impact that cash transfers have in reducing sexually transmitted Infections and HIV risk amongst sexually…

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