AIDS Research and Treatment

Intersection of HIV and Reproductive Health


Publishing date
02 Nov 2012
Status
Published
Submission deadline
15 Jun 2012

Lead Editor

1Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

2Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

3Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (WRHI), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

4Ibis Reproductive Health, USA


Intersection of HIV and Reproductive Health

Description

The HIV epidemic is integrally linked to reproductive health. Both HIV and poor reproductive health share common root causes, including poverty, gender inequality, and social marginalization of the most vulnerable populations. Responses to both health issues should be closely linked and mutually reinforcing. Furthermore, as greater proportions of persons living with HIV receive life-saving treatment, new approaches are required to ensure long-term, high-quality health services that meet the HIV and reproductive health needs of patients.

Thus, we invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that will stimulate the continuing efforts to understand the intersection of HIV and reproductive health. We are particularly interested in articles describing innovative approaches to address the intersection as it impacts women and men living in low- and middle-income countries, including clinical trials, multisectoral structural interventions, health policy, sociobehavioral research, and multipurpose technologies to address HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and pregnancy prevention. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The integration of HIV and reproductive health services
  • The prevention of reproductive tract disease, including cervical cancer and STIs among women living with HIV
  • Contraception and HIV including uptake among HIV-infected women, service delivery, and drug interactions, fertility choices, and safer conception in HIV-infected women
  • The expansion of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
  • The influence of stigma on risk of HIV and adverse reproductive health outcomes
  • Recent advances in women's empowerment associated with reduced risk of HIV and improved reproductive health
  • Gender-based violence and HIV acquisition and management
  • Policy and legislation affecting HIV and reproductive health and rights
  • Multipurpose technologies, that is, the ability to prevent HIV and pregnancy and/or STIs
  • The role of male partners in reproductive health, STI prevention, and program implementation
  • Key populations, HIV, and reproductive health, for example, sex workers, adolescents, and disabled
  • Community perspectives, involvement, implementation support, lessons learned, or best practices for reproductive health and HIV

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/art/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/ according to the following timetable:


Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 418918
  • - Editorial

Intersection of HIV and Reproductive Health

Craig R. Cohen | Elizabeth Bukusi | ... | Kelly Blanchard
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 915923
  • - Research Article

Providers’ Perspectives on Provision of Family Planning to HIV-Positive Individuals in HIV Care in Nyanza Province, Kenya

Sara J. Newmann | Kavita Mishra | ... | Daniel Grossman
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 861983
  • - Research Article

Overcoming Barriers to Family Planning through Integration: Perspectives of HIV-Positive Men in Nyanza Province, Kenya

Rachel L. Steinfeld | Sara J. Newmann | ... | Daniel Grossman
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 736926
  • - Research Article

A Community-Supported Clinic-Based Program for Prevention of Violence against Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

Janet M. Turan | Abigail M. Hatcher | ... | Elizabeth A. Bukusi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 790154
  • - Review Article

Developing Multipurpose Reproductive Health Technologies: An Integrated Strategy

P. F. Harrison | A. Hemmerling | ... | B. Young Holt
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 187890
  • - Research Article

Tanzanian Couples’ Perspectives on Gender Equity, Relationship Power, and Intimate Partner Violence: Findings from the RESPECT Study

Suneeta Krishnan | Divya Vohra | ... | William H. Dow
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 478065
  • - Research Article

Childbearing Decision Making: A Qualitative Study of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Southwest Nigeria

Y. A. Sofolahan | C. O. Airhihenbuwa
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 802389
  • - Review Article

Bolstering the Evidence Base for Integrating Abortion and HIV Care: A Literature Review

Ruth Manski | Amanda Dennis | ... | Dan Grossman
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 367604
  • - Research Article

Differences in the Nonuse of any Contraception and Use of Specific Contraceptive Methods in HIV Positive and HIV Negative Rwandan Women

Adebola A. Adedimeji | Donald R. Hoover | ... | Kathryn Anastos
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 560361
  • - Research Article

Women’s Health Care Utilization among Harder-to-Reach HIV-Infected Women ever on Antiretroviral Therapy in British Columbia

Xuetao Wang | Kate A. Salters | ... | Angela Kaida
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