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EXPERIENCES OF FEMALE SEX WORKERS ALONG THE HIV CARE CONTINUUM IN SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-06-13)
Introduction Approximately 12% of all female sex workers (FSWs) around the world are living with HIV. FSWs confront heightened vulnerability not only to HIV infection, but also to social, economic and systemic barriers ...
CORRELATES OF ELEVATED INFLAMMATORY AND IMMUNE ACTIVATION MARKER IN THE AIDS LINKED TO INTRAVENOUS EXPERIENCE (ALIVE) COHORT: INSIGHT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS AGAINST CHRONIC INFLAMMATION
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-25)
Abstract Background: Though extensive literature on the relationship between chronic inflammation and health outcomes has been published, the same level of attention has not been directed towards the identification of ...
The Epidemiology of Clinical Retention Among HIV-Infected Persons in North America
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-07-21)
Background: Clinical retention is central to the HIV care continuum and a determinant of improved individual- and population-level HIV outcomes. The goals of this dissertation are to improve retention surveillance by ...
"Like Any Other Woman"? Pregnancy, Motherhood, and HIV among Sex Workers in Southern Tanzania
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-01-06)
Background: As women of reproductive age, female sex workers (FSWs) have reproductive health needs, fertility intentions, and families. However, given FSWs’ work environments and the societal stigma against them, there are ...
Understanding factors associated with pregnancy desire, experience and care among female sex workers living with HIV in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-09-15)
Introduction: Female sex workers (FSWs) are at significantly increased risk for HIV as well as a number of health concerns, however research on living with HIV is severely lacking, particularly in relation to pregnancy and ...