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INTEREST Conference

Venue
Windhoek, Namibia

The annual INTEREST Conference is the premier scientific conference for HIV in Africa and brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research from around the world. The conference will showcase cutting-edge knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and the prevention of the HIV-1 infection. Additionally, it will continue to foster building a community of African physicians and scientists to facilitate the implementation of local solutions for the management of patients living with HIV-1 infection and for the prevention of HIV transmission.

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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.

4th Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference

Venue
Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society’s biannual conference focuses on clinical content for HIV and TB health care workers. The 2018 conference programme is being 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. There will be practical sessions as well, such as case studies and skills-building workshops, and fascinating professional ethics sessions. The conference is also a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow health care workers and researchers in the field of HIV.
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AVAC Call for 2017 Fellows

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Announcing the Call for 2017 Fellows

AVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for 2017 Advocacy Fellows. Consider applying to be an Advocacy Fellow and join the 50 Fellows and alumni of the program!

This update provides information on the Advocacy Fellows program, the application process, link to a short informational video and details on an upcoming informational call for interested applicants to be held on Thursday, 7 July 2016.

The submission deadline for Advocacy Fellows applications is Monday, 15 August 2016.

Cochrane Library: HIV and AIDS collection

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.

Click here to view the collection on HIV and AIDS.

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Cochrane Library: TB collection

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.

Click here to view the collection on tuberculosis (TB).

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Methodological and ethical challenges in non-commercial North-South collaborative clinical trials

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Ravinetto, Raffaella

Clinical trials are more and more delocalized to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), either for reasons of external validity (to test new interventions in various epidemiological settings), or for convenience reasons (lower costs, easier review and easier availability of subjects), or for global health reasons (to address the local health needs). But the weakness of regulatory supervision in many LMICs makes trials’ participants more likely to be exposed to exploitative practices -just like it limits the capacity to assure the quality of pharmaceutical products and exposes people to t

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