Publications

Event
FROM:
24 October 2018 (All day)
TO:
27 October 2018 (All day)
VENUE:
Johannesburg, South Africa
The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference focuses on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers.
News
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...
Resource
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was conceived to fill the urgent need for a woman-controlled HIV prevention method.
News
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...
Resource
Background Evidence from observational studies suggests an increased risk of HIV acquisition among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraception.
Resource
Building on the current progress, additional and continuous steps must be taken to ensure the sustainability of the HIV response; the tremendous gains of the past three decades are in danger of being lost as the window of opportunity to control th
News
31 March 2017
People with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection have an increased risk of non-AIDS-defining cancers compared to people with HIV mono-infection, investigators from Spain report in the online edition of AIDS. Even after hepatocellular...
Resource
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.
News
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...
Resource
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
Blog
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
Resource
In many ways, a fully functioning health workforce drives the well-being of communities, regions, and entire countries.
News
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...
Event
DATE:
9 May 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
Webinar
Join MEASURE Evaluation for a one-hour webinar on using information products to drive decision making on May 9, 2017, at 9am EDT.
Resource
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.
Event
DATE:
7 April 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
Global
Depression: Let’s talk
Resource
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.
Resource
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
Resource
Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) reduces risk of HIV acquisition in heterosexual men by approximately 60%.
Resource
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.
Resource
In their response to HIV, many countries have adopted and enacted policies to reduce transmission and increase HIV-related service use.
Blog
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
eLearning course
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.