Despite the widespread implementation of Option B+ (lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for pregnant and breastfeeding women regardless of CD4 cell count) postpartum HIV-positive women remain at higher risk of loss to follow-up and death, studie
27 July 2016
26 July 2016
Although HIV/AIDS constitute a significant health burden among children in South Africa, testing and counselling of exposed children are inadequate.
Requests for proposals
21 July 2016
Call for Proposal to design KP REACH NET website and develop mobile applications About KP REACH
29 June 2016
Antiretroviral treatment reduced the risk of HIV transmission by 77% in serodiscordant couples in rural South Africa, a population-based study carried out in the province of KwaZulu-Natal has shown.
28 June 2016
Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) using the antiretroviral drug emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Truvada) has been shown to dramatically reduce the risk of HIV acquisition for women at higher risk of infection if taken daily.
27 June 2016
Rabita Aziz is a Science Speaks staff writer and Global Health Policy Research Coordinator
27 June 2016
This 11-chapter manual offers trainers an array of participatory experiential exercises to reach men (and their partners), exploring gender socialization and its impact on HIV prevention and care.
20 June 2016
ObjectivesTo examine the association between testing in the 2010 HIV Testing and Counselling (HCT) campaign with HIV risk behaviours and enrolment on ART.
2 June 2016
2 June 2016
The Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) is an implementing partner of FHI 360 USAID-funded Capacity Development Support (CDS) project.
1 June 2016
Treatment with efavirenz has been associated with rare but severe liver complications among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa.
31 May 2016
We aimed to estimate the individual and joint impact of age, marital status and diagnosis with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on HIV acquisition among young women at a population level in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
30 May 2016
Evidence-based approaches are needed to address the high levels of sexual risk behavior and associated HIV infection among orphaned and vulnerable adolescents.
24 May 2016
12 May 2016
South Africa has committed itself to reaching the world’s latest batch of ambitious targets, but it will not meet them without sex workers, writes Ntokozo Yingwana.
9 May 2016
Empirical studies and population-level policy simulations show the importance of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) in generalized epidemics.
26 April 2016
29 April 2016
Background: Social protection (ie, cash transfers, free schools, parental support) has potential for adolescent HIV prevention.
12 April 2016
19 April 2016
“FHI 360 is an independent NPO serving in more than 70 countries, committed to resolve critical social problems throughout the world.
18 April 2016
The prevalence of HIV in young South African women aged 20–24 years is three times higher than that in their male counterparts.