Health activist Paul Farmer to speak at Yale Divinity School
Date: Thursday, April 26, 6:00 PM
Title: The Corporal Works of Mercy and the 21st-Century Struggle Against Poverty
Location: Marquand Chapel, Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect St, New Haven, CT
This talk is free and open to the public.
CIRA Postdoc Researches Female Sex Workers and HIV Care in Russia
CIRA postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth King spent ten months in St. Petersburg, Russia, conducting research to learn about the barriers and facilitators that influence female sex workers' access to and utilization of HIV services. Her article, Social Vulnerability, Health Behaviors, and Political Responsibility: HIV testing and treatment for female sex workers in St. Petersburg, Russia, is part of the series: Twenty years after the Soviet Union.
Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
The NIH and CDC released an Administrative Supplement Announcement in which additional funds may be awarded as administrative supplements to support and recruit students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Important Allies in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
"A number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are engaged in significant efforts to educate students and promote HIV awareness across their campuses." More from AIDS.gov
Publications (CIRA affiliates in italics)
Zhan, W., Krasnoselskikh, T.V., Golovanov, S., Kozlov, A.P., Abdala, N. (2012) 'Gap between consecutive sexual partnerships and sexually transmitted infections among STI clinic patients in St Petersburg, Russia.', AIDS and Behavior, Feb;16(2):334-9.
Springer, S.A., Spaulding, A.C., Meyer, J.P., Altice, F.L. (2011) 'Public health implications for adequate transitional care for HIV-infected prisoners: five essential components.', Clinical Infectious Diseases, Sep;53(5):469-79.