ICRH Kenya at the International Conference for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa
This year’s theme at the International Conference for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (ICASA) was “AIDS FREE AFRICA - Innovation, Community, and Political Leadership". The conference which was held in Kigali, Rwanda, brought together over 10,000 participants from all continents.
The participants were from civil society organizations, academic institutions, donor agencies, advocacy groups, and local communities, including representatives of people living with HIV. The conference emphasized on the need for new leadership in the fight against HIV, specifically leadership from the youth. ICRHK presented work from research and programs targeting HIV among young people, HIV among key populations and the experience scaling-up oral pre exposure prophylaxis for female sex workers and men who have sex with men.
Prof. Ines Keygnaert wins Lucien De Coninck 2020 Prize
The Lucien De Coninck Prize is a prize that is awarded every two years. It goes to the person who combines high-quality scientific research with humanistic and liberal inspired social engagement.
Strengthening access to safe abortion services in Mozambique
Unsafe abortion is a major cause of maternal mortality in Mozambique, and in 2014 the country liberalised its law in relation to abortion, significantly increasing the conditions under which it is legal to obtain a safe abortion. However, in practice...