South Africa

News
August 23, 2018

This year, 2018, will be the year that a really significant number of people in Africa started HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam heard last week.

Opportunity
August 13, 2018

The MEASURE Evaluation project, funded by USAID, is pleased to announce the international workshop on “Qualitative Methods in Public Health Evaluation” for English speaking professionals.

Opportunity
August 10, 2018

Due to numerous requests, the deadline for abstract submission for the International Workshop on HIV Adolescence 2018 has been extended until August 15th 2018.

Resource
August 7, 2018

Welcome to our fourth issue of the research digest. The digest offers article abstracts from peer-reviewed literature related to HIV and AIDS in southern Africa and is designed to keep you in touch with the rapidly expanding evidence base pertaining to HIV in the region.

Resource
August 3, 2018

BACKGROUND: In HIV treatment program, gaps in the "cascade of care" where patients are lost between diagnosis, laboratory evaluation, treatment initiation, and retention in HIV care, is a well-described challenge.

Resource
July 31, 2018

Outcomes of HIV-infected children have improved dramatically over the past decade, but are undermined by patient loss to follow-up (LTFU).

Resource
July 31, 2018

End-user input is critical to inform development of multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) products that prevent HIV and pregnancy.

Blog
July 26, 2018
In the early stages of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) implementation, two key elements to a successful program have emerged: implementation science to inform rollout and demand creation strategies to promote the product. The pre-conference session ‘Insight to Impact: Driving Demand Creation for HIV Prevention’, organized by the OPTIONS Consortium explored the intersections of public health science and marketing and communications to understand how to drive demand for HIV prevention.
Blog
July 26, 2018
Gcobisa Madlolo, a young woman from South Africa, proud pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) user, and now a global ambassador, shares her AIDS 2018 experience.
Resource
July 23, 2018

A number of antiretroviral HIV prevention products are efficacious in preventing HIV infection.