The 2016 UNAIDS Report – Get on the Fast Track: a Life-Cycle Approach to STI Prevention/STI/blogs – underlines the particular vulnerability to infection of women at a relatively early phase of the life-cycle, especially in limited resource settings such as sub-Saharan Africa as a result of structural factors . These can seem intractable, but the authors […]
Category: Conditional Cash Transfers
Living dangerously in the Dominican Republic and Mexico City: can cash transfer payments be used to counteract the “risk premium”?
The Caribbean has the highest levels of HIV outside sub-Saharan Africa – and the Dominican Republic (DR), which together with Haiti accounts for 70% of all people living with HIV in the Caribbean region, is a hotspot. While there has been a 73% reduction in the rate of new infections in the DR between 2001 […]