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The language of multiple concurrent partners, sex, and HIV/AIDS in Lesotho

The language of multiple concurrent partners, sex, and HIV/AIDS in Lesotho

opportunities for dialogue promotion : research report

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Published by C-Change, Phela Health and Development Communications, Social Surveys Africa in Maseru, Johannnesburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementC-Change Lesotho.
ContributionsC-Change Lesotho., Social Surveys (Pty), Phela Health and Development Communications.
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23555486M
LC Control Number2009314149

organization in Lesotho to help couples and communities discuss multiple concurrent sexual partnerships, which increase the risk of spreading HIV. For the “Break the Chain” campaign in Namibia, we also equipped local partners to use media and community conversations to address how intergenerational and transactional sex affects women and girls.   In addition, HIV prevention programmes aiming to reduce multiple concurrent sexual partnerships needs to be informed by anthropological and qualitative studies. This study aims to explore sexual behaviour patterns including the practice of multiple concurrent sexual partners and the term mafiga matatu in a rural Tanzanian setting.

Participation: Hydropolicy, HIV/AIDS and Women’s Health in Lesotho BCS April 1, to Ma $17, Basu, A. (PI) and Romero-Daza, N (co-PI) HIV/AIDS and minority men who have sex with men: A culture-centered perspective. University of South Florida Internal Awards. $9,, Romero-Daza, N. Children Affected by. Those who have a new sex partner, more than one sex partner, a sex partner with concurrent partners, or a sex partner who has a sexually transmitted infection. Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Annals of internal medicine. Sep 23 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A number of public health experts believe that unsafe sexual behaviour (unprotected sex and multiple and concurrent sex partners) are the primary mechanisms through which HIV is spreading in the. The outcome variable, multiple sexual partnerships in the prior 12 months (MSP), was dichotomous and coded 0 = 1 partner and 1≥ 2 partners. Furthermore, dried blood spots (DBS) specimens were collected from consenting participants by registered professional nurses and were tested for HIV using a combination of three HIV-1 enzyme-linked.


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The language of multiple concurrent partners, sex, and HIV/AIDS in Lesotho Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Language of Multiple Concurrent Partners, Sex, and HIV and AIDS in Lesotho Opportunities for Dialogue Promotion Research Report July Sex report was prepared by Veronica Sigamoney, MA, Social Surveys Africa.

It is based on research designed by Veronica Sigamoney and Bev Russell, Director, Social Surveys Africa. The language of multiple concurrent partners, sex, and HIV and AIDS in Lesotho: opportunities for dialogue promotion The language of multiple concurrent partners, sex, and HIV and AIDS in Lesotho: opportunities for dialogue promotion.

Read more. Sigamoney, Veronica. Russell, Bev. March 2, Year of publication. Sexual concurrency is associated with clustering of sexual risk behaviours and the synergistic effects of other STIs on HIV transmission.

4,5,6,7,8,9 Although sexual concurrency is not the only factor propelling the African AIDS crisis, 10 multiple concurrent sex partners clearly have the potential to accelerate the spread of HIV beyond serial Cited by: What media do best: the role of media, as development partners and professional journalists, in the regional response to HIV and AIDS gender in Southern Africa Author.

According to the report, significant contributing drivers of HIV/Aids in southern Africa were: male attitudes and behaviours, intergenerational sex, gender and sexual violence, stigma, lack of openness, untreated viral sexually transmitted infections, and lack of consistent condom use in long-term multiple and concurrent partnerships.

HIV/AIDS in Lesotho constitutes a very serious threat to the Basotho people and Lesotho's economic development. Since its initial detection inHIV/AIDS has spread at alarming rates in Lesotho. InKing Letsie III declared HIV/AIDS a natural disaster.

According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) inLesotho's adult prevalence rate of 25% is the second. HIV Prevention: Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships among Youth and Adults in Swaziland • People in Concurrent Partnerships: this group was made up of people who had more than one partner at the time of the survey.

A recruitment profile identified people involved in MCP. The study segmented this group in terms of region, sex and income. As the debate heats up about whether or not multiple concurrent partnerships (MCPs) are major drivers of Africa's HIV epidemics, IRIN/PlusNews takes a look at the evolution of the theory behind MCPs.

Book. Publication details: Evaluation Report. The National Emergency Response Council on HIV and AIDS. NERCHA. Sexual Behaviour. Sexual Networks. prevention Messages. Notes: 3 copies. Tags: AIDS Support and Technical Resources The language of multiple concurrent partners, sex, and HIV and AIDS in Lesotho: opportunities for dialogue.

Ina think tank of the Southern Africa Development Community reported high levels of multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships among men and women and identified inconsistent and incorrect condom use and low levels of male circumcision as key drivers of the HIV epidemic in the region Other factors that fuel the epidemic include male.

Sexual concurrency is associated with clustering of sexual risk behaviours and the synergistic effects of other STIs on HIV transmission. 4– 9 Although sexual concurrency is not the only factor propelling the African AIDS crisis, 10 multiple concurrent sex partners clearly have the potential to accelerate the spread of HIV beyond serial.

Multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP) are prevalent in southern Africa and have been identified as a primary cause of high HIV prevalence in this region.

Sexual liaisons with multiple partners serve to increase the size and diversity of an individual's sexual—and social—network and therefore to increase their social capital. Multiple concurrent sexual partnership was associated with percentage points increase in likelihood of self-perceived HIV risk (p = ), while having sexual partners in polygamous.

It is revealed that transactional sex is perceived as ‘normal’ leading many women to accept men's multiple partners and to put themselves as risk of contracting HIV/AIDS (despite having.

Multiple sex partners (MSP) is the measure and incidence of engaging in sexual activities with two or more people within a specific time period. Sexual activity with MSP can happen simultaneously or serially. MSP includes sexual activity between people of a different gender or the same gender.

MSP can also mean that one person may have a long-term relationship or relationships, and when the. Years of working as a professional nurse have convinced Seobi Matube that having more than one sexual partner is a sure way of getting HIV.

South Africa: Multiple and Concurrent Partners. Gender norms promote multiple concurrent sexual partners for men while women are expected to be monogamous and unquestioning of their partner’s behavior [49, 65].

However, recent data from several African studies show that many women are almost as likely as men to bring HIV into the partnership [ 68 ].

Objectives. We examined parameters of sexual partnerships, including respondents’ participation in concurrency, belief that their partner had concurrent partnerships (partners’ concurrency), and partnership intervals, among the 2, women in HIV Prevention Trials Networka study of women at high risk for HIV infection, in ten US communities.

The role of concurrent sexual partnerships is increasingly recognized as important for the transmission of sexually transmitted infections, particularly of heterosexual HIV transmission in Africa. Modeling and empirical evidence suggest that concurrent partnerships—compared to serial partnerships—can increase the size of an HIV epidemic, the speed at which it infects a population.

If a person has unprotected sex (without condom) with multiple partners and none of them have AIDS, is it possible that he will be affected with AIDS.

A:For HIV transmission to take place through sex, one of the partners has to have HIV infection. This is applicable to all kinds of sexual activities. This commendable pledge comes at a time when the very social foundation of the country is challenged by one of the highest HIV prevalence in the world - % of people aged in Lesotho .Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Following initial infection a person may not notice any symptoms, or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no symptoms.Concurrent sexual partnerships and HIV prevalence in five urban communities of sub-Saharan Africa.

AIDS. ; – doi: / Mishra V, Bignami-Van Assche S. Concurrent Sexual Partnerships and HIV Infection: Evidence from National Population-Based Surveys.