Tag Archive for: HIV

Utilizing peer-mentoring for capability-building in Kenyan integrated HIV health and sexual reproductive health services

Ndwiga, C., Abuya, T., Mutemwa, R., Kimani, J., Colombini, M., Mayhew, S., . . . Warren, C. (2014). Exploring experiences in peer mentoring as a strategy for capacity building in sexual reproductive health and HIV service integration in Kenya. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), 98. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Outlines providers’ mentoring experiences as […]

Safer sex if gay teens can talk to parents: Implications for mentors

Posted by Beth Salamon, Rutgers Positive relationships with family and open dialogue lead to more safe sex practices among young gay and bisexual people, report researchers. On the flip side, the study finds that disrupted family relationships result in risky sexual behaviors among this group. “Youth had limited engagement in unsafe sex when the families were […]