More money, trust, and control: HIV self-testing and PrEP empowers sex workers and their partners in Uganda

A qualitative study asked HIV-negative sex workers and their partners in Uganda about their experiences using HIV self-testing and PrEP. The study found that using the two interventions together was economically empowering because sex without a condom was safer, they enhanced relationships, intimacy, and trust among partners, and participants were empowered to take control of… Read More »

First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story A ‘Historic Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O. Malaria kills about 500,000 people each year, about half of them children in Africa. The new vaccine isn’t perfect, but it will help turn the tide, experts said. Read in app Video transcript… Read More »

Legislators aim to shore up critical infrastructure cyber defense

Members of Congress have introduced several bills aimed at bolstering the nation’s cybersecurity when it comes to critical infrastructure – and requiring victims to report quickly when incidents do occur.   Identifying critical infrastructure   On Tuesday, Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., and Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., put forward legislation that would designate systemically important critical… Read More »