On March 10, 2020, USC IIGH will host Herta Oliveira, Visiting Scholar, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, Keck School of Medicine, PhD Student, University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a presentation titled "March 10, 2020 - Oral HIV Self-Testing for Men Who Have Sex with Men in Brazil"
by Eliana Miura Zucchi, Alexandre Grangeiro, Dulce Ferraz, Thiago Félix Pinheiro, Tatianna Alencar, Laura Ferguson, Denize Lotufo Estevam, Rosemeire Munhoz and Equipe do Estudo Combina! in Cadernos de Saúde Pública.
Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful, rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS. Now, unexpectedly, the country has an emblematic case of backlash. In this lecture, Vera Paiva, professor of social psychology and preventive medicine at University of São Paulo, will describe more recent sociopolitical shifts, as well as present results from an intervention study that tested the acceptability and effects of a multicultural human rights approach.
By Inês DouradoI, Sarah MacCarthy, Manasa Reddy, Gabriela Calazans and Sofia Gruskin, published in Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia.
Eliana Zucchi, MPH, and Sarah MacCarthy, DSc, will provide an overview of critical issues concerning HIV/AIDS in Brazil. Although Brazil is widely recognized for its successful response in making antiretroviral treatment free and universally available, persistent obstacles remain. Eliana will discuss her work on psychosocial aspects underlying decision-making about HIV testing among adolescents with special … Continue reading 11/04/15 – HIV Decision Making and Linkages to Care: Research and Practice from Brazil