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When properly implemented, use of simulated clients (“mystery clients”) can provide insight into actual experiences of real clients and evaluate quality of care.
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Objective: Antiretroviral therapy (ART) may interfere with replication of hepatitis B virus (HBV), raising the hypothesis that HBV infection might be prevented by ART.
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Objective: We evaluated the effectiveness of short-term cash and food assistance to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and retention in care among people living with HIV in Tanzania.
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28 March 2017
HIV is a master of disguise. The virus uses a shield of sugar molecules, called glycans, to hide from the immune system and block antibodies from attacking it.Now scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a method to analyze...
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Fake news is bang on trend in 2017, but misleading headlines are nothing new to the world of medical research. An almost inevitable outcome of new advances in HIV treatment is that someone somewhere will herald each new development as a cure.
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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is recognised as an important public health and social problem, with far reaching consequences for women’s physical and emotional health and social well-being.
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There is now a growing body of research indicating that prevention interventions can reduce intimate partner violence (IPV); much less is known, however, about how couples exposed to these interventions experience the change process, particularly
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Scarce data are available on the epidemiology of hypertension among HIV patients in rural sub-Saharan Africa.
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This guideline describes a team-based, learn-by-doing process designed to help health districts assess constraints on HIV service delivery and to plan, conduct, and monitor strategic interventions. The steps in this process help districts:
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AIDS-related illness is the leading cause of mortality for adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. Together, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda account for 21% of HIV-infected adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa.
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20 March 2017
Researchers have been successful in increasing HIV treatment success rates by almost 18 percent.Teams from the Universities of Aberdeen, Maastricht and the University and Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, developed a new programme designed to...
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This Excel workbook is designed to assist PEPFAR orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) country programs to estimate the size of two groups of potentially vulnerable children.
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This Excel workbook is designed to assist PEPFAR orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) country programs to estimate the size of four groups of potentially vulnerable children.
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Programs for orphans and vulnerable children need to know who most needs help.
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13 March 2017
Scientists at UCL have developed a way to use MRI scans to help identify when HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment.The study, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and funded by Wellcome, shows that patients...
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Young women in their late teens and early twenties are especially susceptible to HIV infection in developing nations, as incidence of HIV is growing most rapidly among females aged 15–24 years.
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7 March 2017
Dr. Kelly Austin, Lehigh University assistant professor of sociology, finds in the first research paper to consider the role of unemployment in predicting the female HIV rate, that unemployment among young women significantly impacts the proportion...
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Tuberculosis disproportionately affects hard-to-reach populations, such as homeless people, migrants, refugees, prisoners, or drug users. These people often face challenges in accessing quality health care.
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Use this interactive map to connect with other programs implementing HIPs and to learn from each other’s successes and challenges. Developed with support from the U.S.