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Links between stigma, suicidal thoughts and less HIV testing in Nigerian men who have sex with men

The qualitative subsample differed in that they were more likely to be in the medium or high stigma classes, to have experienced suicidal ideation (46%), to have had an HIV test (75%), and were older on average than the quantitative sample. Qualitative findings revealed that stigma resulted in isolation, emotional distress, avoidant behavior, enduring feelings… Read More »

How healthcare leaders can spend less time on procurement and more time on care

The following is a guest post from Chris Holt, leader of global healthcare at Amazon Business. Technology is rapidly changing the healthcare industry: surgeries are microscopic, patients have virtual appointments, doctors offer 3D visualizations on medical scans and more. But while these advancements in patient care are happening on the front lines, there seems to… Read More »

Minnesota health department reports 'third travel-related case of measles' in less than 6 weeks

Minnesota’s health department says the state has seen its “third travel-related case of measles in the state in less than six weeks.”  (REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON) Minnesota travelers, be alert — health officials have a message for you: be on the lookout for measles symptoms. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced Monday that health officials just confirmed the “third travel-related… Read More »