Zimbabwe

Resource
September 5, 2017

Couples' HIV testing and counselling (CHTC) is associated with greater engagement with HIV prevention and care than individual testing and is cost-effective, but uptake remains suboptimal. Initiating discussion of CHTC might result in distrust between partners.

Resource
September 5, 2017

Alcohol use and depression negatively impact adherence, retention in care, and HIV progression, and people living with HIV (PLWH) have disproportionately higher depression rates. In developing countries, more than 76% of people with mental health issues receive no treatment.

Resource
August 31, 2017

Rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) for HIV infection have high sensitivity and specificity, but in the setting of longstanding antiretroviral therapy (ART), can give false results that can lead to misinterpretation, confusion and inadequate management.

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 14, 2017

Children living with HIV who are not diagnosed in infancy often remain undiagnosed until they present with advanced disease.

News
August 1, 2017

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

Resource
June 27, 2017

The goal of the AIDSFree Zimbabwe quality management/quality improvement (QM/QI) technical assistance activity was to use QI strategies to improve the survival and quality of life of HIV-positive persons through early identification, initiation, and retention on antiretroviral therapy (ART).

News
June 19, 2017

Young women in Zimbabwe have an especially high risk of infection with HIV if they have a sexual partner who is ten or more years older, investigators report in the online edition of AIDS.

Event
May 4, 2017

Please join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) to learn about the findings from a three-country Adolescent VMMC Assessment.

Resource
April 6, 2017

Female sex workers (FSW) in sub-Saharan Africa have a higher prevalence of HIV than other women of reproductive age. Social, legal, and structural barriers influence their access to care. Little is known about the HIV diagnosis and care cascade in most countries in southern Africa.