South Africa

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Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc.
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Community health worker (CHW) programs are believed to be poorly coordinated, poorly integrated into national health systems, and lacking long-term support.
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In view of expanding 'test and treat' initiatives, we sought to elicit how the experience of HIV testing influenced subsequent engagement in HIV care among people diagnosed with HIV.
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With the goal of eliminating new HIV infections, UNAIDS set the ambitious 90-90-90 targets to be achieved by 2020.
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Increasingly, there is a need for health authority scale up of successfully piloted differentiated models of antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery. However, there is a paucity of evidence on system-wide outcomes after scale-up.
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26 July 2017
Adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 24 account for 23% of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa. Females are much more vulnerable to HIV than their male peers. Whereas 0.7% of adolescent boys aged 15 to 19 have HIV in South Africa,...
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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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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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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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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.
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24 May 2017 (All day)
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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.
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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.
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12 June 2017 14:30
VENUE:
Durban, South Africa
Reserve your spot now. Space is limited.
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9 June 2017 (All day)
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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.
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10 June 2017 (All day)
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11 June 2017 (All day)
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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
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9 June 2017 (All day)
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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.
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Webinar
Please join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) to learn about the findings from a three-country Adolescent VMMC Assessment.
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22 May 2017 (All day)
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2 June 2017 (All day)
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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.
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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...
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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.