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7 December 2016 (All day)
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Webinar
Data is a powerful tool in global health. The availability of near real-time information can transform global health initiatives by enabling programs to identify, target and deliver interventions efficiently and effectively.
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Donors and country health planners need to compare the performance of country health systems to make informed investments and decisions, and until now, there were no global tools available to make these comparisons. The U.S.
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Pregnant/lactating women in some sub-Saharan Africa settings are at substantial risk of HIV acquisition and could benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), but safety data in pregnancy/lactation are lim
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Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is an important HIV prevention strategy, particularly in regions with high HIV incidence and low rates of male circumcision.
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The World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS recommend early infant male circumcision (EIMC) as a component of male circumcision programs in countries with high HIV prevalence and low circumcision rates.
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The government of the Kingdom of Swaziland recognizes that it must urgently scale up HIV prevention interventions, such as voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). Swaziland has adopted a 2-phase approach to male circumcision scale-up.
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The 14 countries that are scaling up voluntary male medical circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention are also considering early infant male circumcision (EIMC) to ensure longer-term reductions in HIV incidence.
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For prevention of HIV, early infant male circumcision (EIMC) needs to be scaled up in countries with high HIV prevalence. Routine EIMC will maintain the HIV prevention gains anticipated from current adult male circumcision initiatives.
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An important collection of articles focused on infant medical male circumcision as an approach to sustain the HIV prevention gains made from adult voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). The ten articles in this collection offer insight into a
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Most HIV transmissions among men who have sex with men (MSM), the group that accounted for 67% of new US infections in 2014, occur via exposure to the rectal mucosa.
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The prodrug tenofovir alafenamide is associated with improved renal and bone safety compared with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.
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DATE:
13 December 2016 (All day)
VENUE:
Webinar
The USAID-funded MEASURE Evaluation project is hosting a webinar and live Q&A session on Tuesday, December 13, from 9:00-10:00am EST to present findings from a study on Gender and Participation in Prevention or Elimination of Mother-to-Child H
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Young women aged 15 to 24 years in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV.
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An overview of this key structural barrier to an effective HIV response, giving definitions, tools and experiences from interventions.
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What works? Principals for programme design, resources and tools, and measurement issues.Presented by Anne Stangl, Behavioral Scientist and Stigma Specialist, International Center for Research on Women, Washington, DC, 22 November 2011.
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BackgroundKaliua District, Tabora—As a traditional healer, Albert Cosmas uses experience with rituals and knowledge about herbal remedies he learned from his grandfather to heal people in his village of Ikombaboba.
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29 November 2016
In advance of World AIDS Day, WHO has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of HIV diagnosis.According to a new WHO progress report lack of an HIV diagnosis is a major obstacle to implementing the Organization’s...
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An indispensable element of our efforts to end HIV as an epidemic – prevention – is lagging too far behind, and allowing too many people to be infected with the virus.
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Mark Dybul, Executive Director, Global Fund
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The Global Fund
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Over the first 15 years of this century, as efforts against the “big three” global infectious diseases — HIV, malaria and tuberculosis — accelerated, the numbers of new HIV infections dropped by 32 percent, and the number of deaths caused by the v
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30 November 2016
Over the first 15 years of this century, as efforts against the “big three” global infectious diseases — HIV, malaria and tuberculosis — accelerated, the numbers of new HIV infections dropped by 32 percent, and the number of deaths caused by the...