Malawi

eLearning course
August 15, 2017

Purpose: The evidence is compelling – male circumcision (MC) reduces female-to-male transmission of HIV by approximately 60%. MC provides additional "back-up" protection to methods such as abstinence, being faithful/partner reduction, and using condoms.

Resource
August 8, 2017

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.

News
August 1, 2017

Swaziland nearly halved its new HIV infection rate and doubled the rate of viral load suppression

Event
July 17, 2017

U.S. Approaches to Preventing HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Lessons from Malawi

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Resource
June 19, 2017

METHODS: HIV-infected patients enrolled in HIV services were screened and those who reported untested household members (index cases) were offered home or facility-based HIV testing and counseling (HTC) of their household by a community health worker (CHW).

Resource
June 7, 2017

Option B+ for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) specifies treating all HIV-positive women with antiretroviral therapy (ART) regardless of CD4 count. This simplified approach enhances countries' capacity to reach national HIV targets and contribute to the global 90-90-90 goals.

Resource
May 29, 2017

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. Task-sharing HTS to trained lay providers may alleviate health worker shortages and better reach target groups.

Event
April 26, 2017

Known as the “African CROI” the INTEREST Workshop brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across several fields and many continents.

Opportunity
February 28, 2017

Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) is a five year USAID funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by Catholic Relief Services with partners IntraHealth, Maestral, Pact, Plan, and Westat.

Resource
February 28, 2017

Epidemiological assessment of geographical heterogeneity of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) is necessary to inform HIV prevention and care strategies in the more generalised HIV epidemics across sub-Saharan Africa, including Malawi.