Publications

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Uninfected pregnant or breastfeeding women in high incidence areas have been suggested as a potential target population for PrEP, but infants exposed to HIV through breastfeeding have not been mentioned.
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13 March 2017
After a second wave of intensive household testing, a large study of the 'test and treat' strategy in Zambia is diagnosing more people with HIV, getting more people onto treatment and reducing the time between diagnosis and starting treatment,...
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To meet UNAIDS' 90-90-90 treatment goals, effective approaches to HIV testing services (HTSs) are urgently needed.
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Maria Fulai, a well-regarded and influential community leader, learned about the benefits of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) from AIDSFree and mobilized community members to learn about and receive VMMC services.
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On International Women’s Day 2017, UNAIDS released a new report, When women lead, change happens, which shows the urgent need to scale up HIV prevention and treatment services for women and girls.
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Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are the most effective treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection.
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Zambia experiences high unmet need for family planning and high rates of HIV, particularly among youth.
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4 April 2017 (All day)
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Last month hundreds of people tuned in to hear researchers discuss the available data on “time to protection” required for effective oral PrEP with TDF/FTC—i.e., how many doses must be taken to build up protective levels of the drug in the blood?
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Nearly three decades into the epidemic, sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the region most heavily affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with nearly 70% of the 34 million people living with HIV globally residing in the region.
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15 March 2017
“’The Lucky Specials’ has the potential to help people realize that they can overcome curable diseases like tuberculosis. This is a story of triumph over adversity, and it poignantly demonstrates the importance of access to medical care and...
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15 March 2017
It’s one of weakest links in the health systems where limited resources and long distances separate sick people from the laboratories that could diagnose their ills: For want of a simple affordable system to get patient specimens from one place...
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The recent Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa clearly demonstrated the critical role of laboratory systems and networks in responding to epidemics.
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20 March 2017
From the producers of the widely-acclaimed movie “Inside Story” comes a new feature-length film, THE LUCKY SPECIALS, following a guitarist and his friends on their journey to create a new musical sound and catapult their small-time band to the...
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A study of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) users presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2017) last week in Seattle, showed that PrEP users had very high rates of sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosi
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Implementation of safer conception services for HIV-affected couples within primary healthcare clinics in resource-limited settings remains limited.
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For HIV serodiscordant couples in resource-limited settings, pregnancy is common despite the risk of sexual and/or perinatal HIV transmission.
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Safer conception care encompasses HIV care, treatment and prevention for persons living with HIV and their partners who desire children.
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HIV prevention during pregnancy and lactation is critical for both maternal and child health.
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The recognition and fulfilment of the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of all individuals and couples affected by HIV, including HIV-serodiscordant couples, requires intervention strategies aimed at achieving safe and healthy pregn
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People living with HIV (PLHIV) have the right to exercise voluntary choices about their health, including their reproductive health.
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With increasing life expectancy, couples with at least one partner afflicted with HIV are more commonly pursuing the opportunity to have biologic offspring.
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The sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health 2016–20302 have placed renewed emphasis on understanding and addressing the sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescen
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16 March 2017 (All day)
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Malaria in pregnancy is responsible for the death of over 100,000 newborns and 10,000 pregnant women every year.
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This special supplement to the Journal of the International AIDS Society has been co-authored and co-edited by staff from WHO RHR /HRP. The supplement shows that an integrated approach to sexual and reproductive healthcare provision, which places