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Professor of the University of São Paulo, Vera Paiva focus of teaching and research is on a psychosocial approach to inequality, sexuality and the psychossocial dimension of health promotion and care. Since the early 1980s has been dedicated to Human Rights based approaches and, more especially to the AIDS response in Brazil and Globally. Mac Artur Foundation Individual Grantee (1993-1996). 1987- (CURRENT) Professor at the University of São Paulo based at the Social Psychology Department (Undergrad and Grad) at the Institute of Psychology; Graduate courses at Preventive Medicine Department (Medical School) and Maternal Child Dpt (Public Health School) 1991- (CURRENT) Coordinator and cofounder, NEPAIDS-USP (the Interdisciplinary Study Group for AIDS Prevention of the University of São Paulo) 2017 (Fall) Cogut Professor at Center for Latin American Studies at Brown University/ USA 2016-2017 (Winter) Visiting Scholar at the CILAS at University of California San Diego/USA 2014 -2016 Member of the Brazilian National Council of Human Rights and Coordinator of the Human Rights Commission of the Conselho Federal de Psicologia / CFP (Federal Council of Psychology, 2014 -2016 2012-2015 GDG Consultant of the Human Reproduction Program at World Health Organization (HRP/ WHO) Development of the Guideline on sexual & reproductive health needs and human rights of women living with HIV. 2013 ? 2015 Academy member of the Association for the Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV. 2003- 2009 Researcher and Visiting Professor at Sociomedical Science Department at Mailman School of Public Health / Columbia University / N. York/EUA 2004-2006 Consultant for WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, consultant to UNDP, UNFPA and World Bank Special Program of Research. 1996- 2001 Member of the Ethical Review Committee of the United Nations Aids Program (ERC/UNAIDS). 1998-2011 Consultant serving at various bodies of the Brazilian National Committee for STD/AIDS of the Ministry of Health in Brazil (Group on Women, Scientific Committee, at the Board of the National Aids Committee). 1991- 1996 Member of Steering Committee, Working Group of Sexual Behavior Research, AIDS and Reproductive Health Network (WGSBR/ARHN) /Harvard School of Public Health and Instituto de Medicina Social/UERJ 1994-1996 Fogarty Fellow, University of California ?Berkeley and Center for Aids Prevention Studies/UCSF 1996-1997 Visiting scholar, University of California ?UCSF 1995-1997 Visiting scholar, Center for Latin American Studies ? Stanford University Honors Mac Arthur Foundation - Individual Grantee for Leadership ?Science Special Award of the São Paulo State STD/AIDS Program?. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
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|AIDS increases among young people amid health spending cuts, researcher warns|
Teenagers are disproportionately impacted by the epidemics of STIs, HIV and syphilis in Brazil. Although human rights-based sexuality education has been a key part of the interventions that have controlled the growth of the AIDS epidemic in Brazil for more than a decade, sexuality education is facing a critical backlash. Ensuring the sexual and reproductive health of young people demand...
The objective of this study is to describe the meanings attributed to gender issue regarding the diversity of family, ethnic and religious composition - especially when it is associated with preventive education of IST/AIDS by teachers and students of high-schools of Sorocaba-SP. The content of this study of ethnographic inspiration will be interpreted from the perspective of intersecti...
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This study consists of a follow up of the research entitled "Stigma and Discrimination Related to HIV / AIDS: Impacts of the Epidemic in Children and Youth in the City of São Paulo" (funded by FAPESP 03/10883-5), and aims to investigate the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the homes where we can find young people whose parents (or both) have died of AIDS. The study will be explorator...
Since 1996, when AIDS anti-retroviral treatment became a universal and cost-free right, voluntary HIV testing has been highlighted in public policies as primary and secondary prevention strategies. Thus, many studies have investigated testing in specifically vulnerable groups, such as men who have sex with men, injecting drug users, and sex workers. However, there are few studies with e...
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SANTOS, Ana Cláudia Wendt dos. Uso de álcool e outras drogas entre jovens órfãos cujos pais morreram de Aids na cidade de São Paulo. 2014. Tese (Doutorado) – Instituto de Psicologia. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo.
SANTOS, Maria Altenfelder. Análise crítica de uma intervenção para melhoria da adesão do paciente vivendo com aids à terapia antirretroviral. 2011. Dissertação (Mestrado) - Instituto de Psicologia. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo.
ZUCCHI, Eliana Miura. Teste anti-HIV na perspectiva dos jovens: obstáculos e desafios para os programas de prevenção. 2014. Tese (Doutorado) – Faculdade de Saúde Pública. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo.
TUNALA, Letícia Gaspar. Fontes de stress cotidanas em uma amostra de mulheres portadoras do HIV. 1999. 109f. Dissertação (Mestrado) - Instituto de Psicologia. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo.