South Africa

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Multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis are emerging worldwide. The Green Light Committee initiative supported programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis in 90 countries.
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New strategies for HIV testing services (HTS) are needed to achieve UN 90-90-90 targets, including diagnosis of 90% of people living with HIV.
Event
DATE:
24 May 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
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.
Event
DATE:
31 May 2017 18:00
VENUE:
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.
Event
DATE:
12 June 2017 14:30
VENUE:
Durban, South Africa
Reserve your spot now. Space is limited.
Event
FROM:
9 June 2017 (All day)
TO:
10 June 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
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.
Event
FROM:
10 June 2017 (All day)
TO:
11 June 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
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
Event
FROM:
9 June 2017 (All day)
TO:
11 June 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
Durban, South Africa
The 8th South African AIDS Conference 2017 will be held from 13-16 June in Durban, South Africa.
Event
VENUE:
Webinar
Please join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) to learn about the findings from a three-country Adolescent VMMC Assessment.
Event
FROM:
22 May 2017 (All day)
TO:
2 June 2017 (All day)
VENUE:
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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Background Evidence from observational studies suggests an increased risk of HIV acquisition among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraception.
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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.
News
3 April 2017
Rigorous as it may be, biomedical tuberculosis (TB) research has not succeeded in curing a once-curable disease.This is the premise of medical anthropology and the medical humanities. It is with this in mind that UCT anthropologists began the...
Resource
Objective: To estimate time from HIV infection to linkage-to-care and its determinants. Linkage-to-care is usually assessed using the date of HIV diagnosis as the starting point for exposure time.
News
17 March 2017
Specialised services to attract men to HIV testing and treatment may need to adopt several different formats in order to reach different sub-populations of men, suggesting there is no single service innovation that will boost uptake among men in sub...
News
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,...
Organization
Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) is a social enterprise (and division of MST group) committed to bringing quality healthcare to remote and/or neglected communities through state-of-the-art customised mobile health and wellness clinics and laboratories.
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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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Safer conception care encompasses HIV care, treatment and prevention for persons living with HIV and their partners who desire children.
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The report of the 'Mississippi baby' who was initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) within 30 h of birth and maintained viral suppression off ART for 27 months has increased interest in the timing of ART initiation early in life.
Opportunity
Training
SATuRN & CAPRISA 2017: HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Advanced Care WorkshopDrakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort, Drakensberg, South Africa, 30 & 31 March 2017 
Resource
South Africa has a large burden of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (RR-TB), with 18,734 patients diagnosed in 2014.