Publications

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In resource-limited settings, people with disabilities have been left behind in the response to HIV. In the HandiVIH study, we estimate and compare HIV prevalence and associated risk factors between people with and without disabilities.
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HIV-related stigma hampers treatment and prevention efforts worldwide. Effective interventions to counter HIV-related stigma are greatly needed.
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24 May 2017 (All day)
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Webinar
Facility- and community-based HIV services face many challenges in safeguarding the health and well-being of infants and children, both those who are HIV-positive and those who are affected by the epidemic.
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A large study of 88,504 people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART), published in The Lancet journal and reported widely in the news, has found substantial improvements in life expectancy in people with HIV who started ART after 2008,
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31 May 2017 18:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society would like to invite you to attend a CME meeting on HIV self-testing. It is an excellent round-up of speakers, on an important and exciting new topic.
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The toolkit provides guidance on health care waste management (HCWM) and environmental hygiene best practices for VMMC services.
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12 June 2017 14:30
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Durban, South Africa
Reserve your spot now. Space is limited.
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The USAID Angola Mission asked AIDSFree to support PMTCT efforts by meeting two objectives: (1) documenting USAID's experiences and compiling the PMTCT materials produced from 2011 through 2015 in Angola and (2) completing the transfer of USAID-pr
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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 suppor
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18 June 2017 (All day)
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22 June 2017 (All day)
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Toronto, Canada
In 2017, two years after the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) have come to a close, major improvements in maternal health and reductions in newborn mortality and morbidity
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HIV infection is now clinically manageable with antiretroviral therapy (ART). However, a significant number of people with HIV do not benefit from ART because of non-adherence.
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In 2015, 1.8 million children were living with HIV/AIDS and only half had access to life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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9 June 2017 (All day)
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10 June 2017 (All day)
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Durban, South Africa
The Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS) is a national facility to develop and support the HIV mitigation programmes at South Africa's.
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10 June 2017 (All day)
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11 June 2017 (All day)
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Durban, South Africa
The Child Trauma Conference has been one of the leading conferences in South Africa to address child-trauma and abuse, and brings together clinicians, researchers, policy makers, media, and members of the community in the promotion
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9 June 2017 (All day)
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11 June 2017 (All day)
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Durban, South Africa
The 8th South African AIDS Conference 2017 will be held from 13-16 June in Durban, South Africa.
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Webinar
Please join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) to learn about the findings from a three-country Adolescent VMMC Assessment.
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22 May 2017 (All day)
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Geneva, Switzerland
World Health Assembly side event: Perspectives from women leaders
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22 May 2017 (All day)
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31 May 2017 (All day)
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Geneva, Switzerland
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.
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22 May 2017 (All day)
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2 June 2017 (All day)
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Johannesburg, South Africa
The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is thrilled to announce that they are entering into a training partnership with WITS RHI.
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16 May 2017 (All day)
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19 May 2017 (All day)
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Lilongwe, Malawi
Known as the “African CROI” the INTEREST Workshop brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across several field
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7 April 2017
A major challenge in the development of an HIV vaccine is the fact that the virus is continually evolving, and it is very difficult to predict which direction it will take. Now, a new study shows how ideas from two disparate fields - stock price...
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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was conceived to fill the urgent need for a woman-controlled HIV prevention method.
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30 March 2017
Effective care and prevention strategies have managed to reduce the spread of HIV in the U.S. and other resource-rich countries. But in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 25 million are infected, the epidemic rages — as does the debate over how to...
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Background Evidence from observational studies suggests an increased risk of HIV acquisition among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraception.