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The 90-90-90 Compendium Volume 2: Clinicians’ Guide

Author
Health Systems Trust

The purpose of this guide is to provide a resource for clinicians on the ground who manage HIV and TB clients on a daily basis. The guide presents the tools and knowledge required to ensure that clients are offered the best quality of service, and will also enable the health facility to move towards achieving the 90-90-90 targets. This guide does not replace any national policies or guidelines, but is intended to assist with translating policy into practice.

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Advanced Clinical HIV Management Course

Venue
Johannesburg, South Africa

The aim of the course if to provide doctors with regional HIV treatment knowledge and expertise, by developing clinicians' abilities to effectively manage HIV complications and provide leadership in HIV prevention, treatment and care.

The 10 day programme is a busy one, faciliated by technical experts from WITS RHI, colleagues from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, key opinion leaders from the Society and experts from the private sector. 

APPLICANT PROFILE

Required minimum criteria for applicants:

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WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV infection - MODULE 1: Clinical

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Author
World Health Organization

Following the WHO recommendation in September 2015 that “oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) should be offered as an additional prevention choice for people at substantial risk of HIV infection as part of combination HIV prevention approaches”, partners in countries expressed the need for practical advice on how to consider the introduction of PrEP and start implementation.

In response, WHO has developed this series of modules to support the implementation of PrEP among a range of populations in different settings.

Module 1: clinical

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WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV infection

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Yes
Author
World Health Organization

OVERVIEW

Following the WHO recommendation in September 2015 that “oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) should be offered as an additional prevention choice for people at substantial risk of HIV infection as part of combination HIV prevention approaches”, partners in countries expressed the need for practical advice on how to consider the introduction of PrEP and start implementation.

In response, WHO has developed this series of modules to support the implementation of PrEP among a range of populations in different settings.

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Advanced clinical HIV management course

Venue
Johannesburg, South Africa

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is thrilled to announce that they are entering into a training partnership with WITS RHI. This partnership will see WITS RHI’s highly-regarded Clinical HIV Management Course being handed over to the Society to adapt, modernise and implement.

The aim of this course is to provide doctors with regional HIV treatment knowledge and expertise, by developing clinicians’ abilities to effectively manage HIV complications and provide leadership in HIV prevention, treatment and care.

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Southern African HIV Clinicians Society

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (the Society) is a membership organisation of over 3 000 health care workers with an interest in HIV. The Society’s mission is to promote evidence-based, quality HIV healthcare in Southern Africa.

The Society is a non-profit company (NPC) and is governed by a thirteen-member Board of Directors, all of whom serve a two-year term. The current Board is led by elected President, Dr Francesca Conradie and elected Deputy President, Prof. Yunus Moosa. 

Physical address
112 Algernon Road
Norwood
Johannesburg, 2192
Email address
Telephone code and number
+27 (0) 11 728 7365
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SAHIVSoc
Twitter
https://twitter.com/SAHIVSoc
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Management of mental health disorders in HIV-positive patients

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Author
Southern African HIV Clinicians Society

'There is no health without mental health.' Mental disorders are highly prevalent among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), with major depressive disorder (MDD) occurring almost twice as frequently among this group than in the general population. Mental disorders may increase an individual’s risk for HIV infection through increased social vulnerability, altered risk behaviour, associated substance misuse and loss of control within sexual relationships.

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IAS Educational Fund: Applications for grants to attend AIDS 2016

Closing date

The rapid pace of scientific discovery in care for people living with HIV and AIDS requires clinicians, HIV service providers and advocates to remain continually up to date on research developments and best practices. As the International AIDS Conference remains a vital tool for continuing medical education, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is proud to launch the IAS Educational Fund – a mechanism aimed to provide and invest in educational opportunities that support the frontline HIV workforce.

3rd biennial Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference

Venue
Johannesburg, South Africa

The 3rd biennial Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference will feature top local and international speakers and research covering a broad range of HIV-related topics, skills workshops and networking opportunities.

 

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