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  1. HIV/AIDS: New WHO guidelines urge decriminalization of sex work
  2. KENYA: Integration of PMTCT and maternal and child health gets results
  3. Briefing: Vietnam’s move away from detaining sex workers


HIV/AIDS: New WHO guidelines urge decriminalization of sex work
NAIROBI، 18/12/2012 (IRIN) - The UN World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines - titled 'Prevention and Treatment of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections for Sex Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries' - recommending, among other things, that countries should work towards decriminalizing sex work. full report
KENYA: Integration of PMTCT and maternal and child health gets results
NAIROBI/NDHIWA، 19/12/2012 (IRIN) - Health programmes integrating services for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV into regular maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) clinics, rather than operating PMTCT services as stand-along programmes, are showing positive results in Kenya, experts say. full report
Briefing: Vietnam’s move away from detaining sex workers
HANOI، 20/12/2012 (IRIN) - Sex workers in Vietnam are struggling to figure out their next steps after the government’s decision earlier this year to release them from compulsory detention centres that have been widely condemned for alleged human rights abuses. full report
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