Publications

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To improve antiretroviral coverage (ART) and help reach the 90-90-90 treatment targets, differentiated approaches to care are necessary, including reduced frequency of clinic visits for stable patients.
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Shifts to less frequent clinic visits and medication pick-ups to free up healthcare resources and make life easier for people living with HIV are being implemented successfully in some African countries, but still need fine tuning, several studies
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What is differentiated care? This short IAS Youth Voices video explains what it is and how it could help young people with HIV.
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The following abstract was presented as part of a poster dicussion session on viral reservoirs at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017):Background: In the 6-year CHER trial (2005-2011), HIV-inf
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The objectives of these guidelines are to provide recommendations outlining a public health approach to managing people presenting with advanced HIV disease, and to provide guidance on the timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for a
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To mark the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science, the Lancet journals have made a selection of content free that reflects some of the breadth and diversity of clinical, epidemiological, and operational HIV research produced by the tirele
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19 July 2017
In Kenya, nearly 19 percent of the population is 15 to 24 years of age, and the unemployment rate for this age group is more than 22 percent. FHI 360’s APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde project responded to this situation by helping...
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This second HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) report provides an update on recent population levels of HIVDR covering the period 2014–2016.
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20 July 2017
WHO alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries. The Organization warns that this growing threat could undermine global progress in treating and...
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Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets, gives a detailed analysis of progress and challenges towards achieving the 90–90–90 targets.
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The Ministry of Health with support from the USAID-funded Communication for Healthy Communities project is implementing an integrated health communication platform called OBULAMU? which, in English translates to How’s Life? OBULAMU?
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These guidelines are intended as an update to those published in the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine in 2014 and the update on when to initiate antiretroviral therapy in 2015.
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20 July 2017 (All day)
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Washington, DC, USA
U.S. Approaches to Preventing HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Lessons from MalawiThursday, July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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18 July 2017 (All day)
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Webinar
DATE: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017TIME: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)WHERE: Adobe Connect
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With the scale up of high-impact interventions to address high infectious disease prevalence comes with it an ever-increasing volume of health care waste.
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26 June 2017
A randomized trial of clinical outcomes for patients with drug-resistant tuberculous meningitis underscores that new diagnostic tools and treatments for the disease are critically needed, authors of a report in the July Clinical...
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HIV self-testing (HIVST) is a discreet and convenient way to reach people with HIV who do not know their status, including many who may not otherwise test.
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29 June 2017 17:31
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Paris, France
This year’s biennial IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) — the largest open scientific conference on HIV- and AIDS-related issues in the world — will
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Cheryl Johnson, Technical Officer, World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
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MSF’s report on “Untreated Violence” in Rustenburg, South Africa, reveals that sexual violence, including rape, is at worryingly high levels in the Platinum Mining Belt area: one in four women had been raped in their lifetime, and approximately ha
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Mark Mascolini is a medical journalist who writes about HIV news, research and global policies for the International AIDS Society and many publications. Emily Bass is the Director of Strategy & Content at AVAC.
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Mark Mascolini and Emily Bass
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AVAC
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Across all international organizations, data is hard to find, rarely coordinated, search tools are limited in their range, and resources are often focused on single issues.
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Chronic immune activation due to ongoing HIV replication may lead to impaired immune responses against opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis (TB).
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This guide is one of a series of good practice guides, and contains information, strategies and resources to help HIV programmers implement HIV programming for adolescents.