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Although the number of deaths worldwide from tuberculosis—a disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis—fell by 22% between 2000 and 2015, it remains humanity’s biggest infectious killer and one of the top ten causes of all deaths.
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22 March 2017
New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected.TB, the...
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HIV prevalence data collected from routine HIV testing of pregnant women at antenatal clinics (ANC-RT) are potentially available from all facilities that offer testing services to pregnant women and can be used to improve estimates of national and
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30 March 2017 (All day)
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For many years, international development programs have sought to strengthen the capacity of organizations and institutions. Still, debate remains over how capacity strengthening should be measured or evaluated.
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Uninfected pregnant or breastfeeding women in high incidence areas have been suggested as a potential target population for PrEP, but infants exposed to HIV through breastfeeding have not been mentioned.
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13 March 2017
After a second wave of intensive household testing, a large study of the 'test and treat' strategy in Zambia is diagnosing more people with HIV, getting more people onto treatment and reducing the time between diagnosis and starting treatment,...
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To meet UNAIDS' 90-90-90 treatment goals, effective approaches to HIV testing services (HTSs) are urgently needed.
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Maria Fulai, a well-regarded and influential community leader, learned about the benefits of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) from AIDSFree and mobilized community members to learn about and receive VMMC services.
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On International Women’s Day 2017, UNAIDS released a new report, When women lead, change happens, which shows the urgent need to scale up HIV prevention and treatment services for women and girls.
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Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) is a social enterprise (and division of MST group) committed to bringing quality healthcare to remote and/or neglected communities through state-of-the-art customised mobile health and wellness clinics and laboratories.
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Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are the most effective treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection.
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Zambia experiences high unmet need for family planning and high rates of HIV, particularly among youth.
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4 April 2017 (All day)
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Last month hundreds of people tuned in to hear researchers discuss the available data on “time to protection” required for effective oral PrEP with TDF/FTC—i.e., how many doses must be taken to build up protective levels of the drug in the blood?