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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2019)

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Seattle, Washington, USA

The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. CROI 2019 will be held from March 4 to March 7, 2019, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

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4th Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 24-27 October 2018, focused on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers in the region and featured a wide range of topics, from new antiretroviral drugs, AIDS-related complications, and opportunistic infections, to promoting adherence and ethical issues.

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Call for Abstracts: 4th Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference

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The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference focuses on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers. The 2018 conference programme has been carefully designed to benefit all health care practitioners, with topics ranging from new antiretroviral drugs, AIDS-related complications, opportunistic infections, promoting adherence and ethical issues.

Cost-effectiveness of screening for HIV in primary care: a health economics modelling analysis

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Author
Rebecca F Baggaley, Michael A Irvine, Werner Leber, Valentina Cambiano, Jose Figueroa, Heather McMullen, Jane Anderson, Andreia C Santos, Fern Terris-Prestholt, Alec Miners, T Déirdre Hollingsworth, Chris J Griffiths

Early HIV diagnosis reduces morbidity, mortality, the probability of onward transmission, and their associated costs, but might increase cost because of earlier initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART). We investigated this trade-off by estimating the cost-effectiveness of HIV screening in primary care.

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Guidelines: Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in adolescents and young adults

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Author
Southern African HIV Clinicians Society

Two documents have been developed. The first provides a quick reference and summary of the main aspects related to supporting antiretroviral therapy adherence for HIV positive adolescents and young adults. The second, this expanded version, provides more detail for those requiring additional background information, resources and references.

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Multi-month prescription of antiretroviral therapy and its feasibility: experiences from the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS initiative (BIPAI) in six southern African countries

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Yes
Author
M. Kim, R.S. Wanless, S. Ahmed, J. Mhango, D. Damba, A. Kayabu, M. Chodota, S. Dlamini, N. Chidah, M. Mokhali, N. Calles, A. Amzel, R. Golin, E.J. Abrams

To improve antiretroviral coverage (ART) and help reach the 90-90-90 treatment targets, differentiated approaches to care are necessary, including reduced frequency of clinic visits for stable patients. Given the paucity of data regarding the impact of differentiated care models on pediatric outcomes, BIPAI conducted a retrospective analysis of clinical outcomes, comparing monthly (MS) with multi-monthly (MMS) ART prescription schedules for children and adolescents in Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania.

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Guidelines for the managing advanced HIV disease and rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy

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World Health Organization

The objectives of these guidelines are to provide recommendations outlining a public health approach to managing people presenting with advanced HIV disease, and to provide guidance on the timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all people living with HIV.

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