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Volume 19 Supplement 1

Effective Integration of Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Services across sub-Saharan Africa: Where is the evidence for program implementation?


The journal supplement is made possible by the generous support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare they have no competing interests.

Edited by Sheila Mensah, Abdul Bala, Hugues Guidigbi, Didier Mbayi Kangudie and Richard Delate.

These articles are part of a joint supplement publication with Reproductive Health. The full contents can be found here.

Translations in French and Portuguese are attached to each article, as additional files.

  1. With a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence of 2.1% among 15–24 year olds, opportunities for further integration of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV prevention services for young people in...

    Authors: Raquel Palomino González, Damazo Twebaze Kadengye and Roy William Mayega
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 1):604
  2. In low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), women have limited access to and uptake of cervical cancer screening. Delayed diagnosis leads to poorer outcomes and early mortality, and continues to impede cancer ...

    Authors: Megan B. Fitzpatrick, Ziad El-Khatib, David Katzenstein, Benjamin A. Pinsky, Zvavahera Mike Chirenje and Kathy McCarty
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 1):603
  3. Female sex workers (FSW) have a greater HIV burden compared to other reproductive-aged women and experience high incidence of pregnancies. However, there are limited data on mother-to-child transmission of HIV...

    Authors: Jean Olivier Twahirwa Rwema, Stefan Baral, Sosthenes Ketende, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Andrew Lambert, Zamakayise Kose, Mfezi Mcingana, Amrita Rao, Harry Hausler and Sheree Schwartz
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 1):605
  4. Despite recent progress, there exist gaps in the prevention of vertical HIV transmission program access and uptake in Cameroon. Female sex workers (FSW), many of whom are mothers, are disproportionately affect...

    Authors: Amrita Rao, Sheree Schwartz, Serge C. Billong, Anna Bowring, Ghislaine Fouda, Flavien Ndonko, Iliassou Njindam, Daniel Levitt, Anne-C. Bissek, Oudou Njoya and Stefan Baral
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 1):602
  5. Partner notification is an essential component of sexually transmitted infection (STI) management. The process involves identifying exposed sex partner(s), notifying these partner(s) about their exposure to a ...

    Authors: Adriane Wynn, Corrina Moucheraud, Neo Moshashane, Ogechukwu Agatha Offorjebe, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Jeffrey D. Klausner and Chelsea Morroni
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19(Suppl 1):606

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