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Although individual HIV rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) show good performance in evaluations conducted by WHO, reports from several African countries highlight potentially significant performance issues.
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“A worldwide public-health disaster” was how The Lancet described the 10 million forgotten children who were dying each year in 2003. That devastating number of global deaths in children under 5 years was highlighted by The Lancet
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22 March 2017
People with HIV who attended their clinic once every six months were much less likely to miss their next clinic visit, miss medication pick up or become lost to follow-up than people expected to attend their clinic once a month, a large study of...
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These khutbah and sermon guides were developed to empower religious leaders with the tools and skills to reach their congregations with key messages on pediatric HIV transmission and prevention; stigma and discrimination; and treatment, care, and
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An insular, nativist, authoritarian wave has been on the rise in countries around the world. These movements play on people's fears and insecurities.
Author:
Keith Martin, Zoë Mullan and Richard Horton
Source:
The Lancet Global Health
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In many ways, a fully functioning health workforce drives the well-being of communities, regions, and entire countries.
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28 March 2017
An antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence support study conducted in the Netherlands has been hailed as “an outstanding addition to the scientific literature on adherence.” Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, the result of the...
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Join MEASURE Evaluation for a one-hour webinar on using information products to drive decision making on May 9, 2017, at 9am EDT.
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This cross-sectional study examined the prevalence of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and related risks among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Dodoma Municipality, Tanzania.
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7 April 2017 (All day)
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Depression: Let’s talk
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Female sex workers (FSW) in sub-Saharan Africa have a higher prevalence of HIV than other women of reproductive age. Social, legal, and structural barriers influence their access to care.
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To understand the uptake of HIV services by adolescent women, the authors conducted a retrospective analysis of patient-level data (2011–2013) on services for antenatal care (ANC) and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in 36 facili
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Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) reduces risk of HIV acquisition in heterosexual men by approximately 60%.
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Men’s gender role conflict and stress (GRC/S), the psychological strain they experience around fulfilling expectations of themselves as men, has been largely unexplored in HIV prevention research.
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In their response to HIV, many countries have adopted and enacted policies to reduce transmission and increase HIV-related service use.
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Emerging superbugs that can resist even the most powerful antibiotics and medical treatments present one of the biggest global health threats in history.
Author:
Jon Lomøy and Mark Dybul
Source:
The Global Fund
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The TB course is intended as a refresher course for physicians (both public and private) that may be involved in the management and care of patients with TB.