people living with HIV (PLHIV)

90–90–90: good progress, but the world is off-track for hitting the 2020 targets

In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly’s Political Declaration on Ending AIDS committed countries to the 90–90–90 targets, which aim to bring HIV testing and treatment to the vast majority of people living with HIV by the end of 2020 and to reduce the amount of HIV in their bodies to undetectable levels, so they keep healthy and to prevent the further spread of the virus.

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Webinar: HIVST for Key Populations - Experiences from West-Africa, Asia and Southern Africa

Venue
Virtual

Please join the second installment in the STAR Initiative webinar series focusing on HIVST for key populations in West Africa, Asia and Southern Africa on Aug 13, 2020 03:00 PM (SAST)

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High Rates of Recurrent Tuberculosis Disease: A Population-level Cohort Study

Background

Retreatment tuberculosis (TB) disease is common in high-prevalence settings. The risk of repeated episodes of recurrent TB is unknown. We calculated the rate of recurrent TB per subsequent episode by matching individual treatment episodes over a period of 13 years.

Methods

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Management of mental health disorders in HIV-positive patients

These guidelines are intended as a reference document to assist HIV nurse and doctor clinicians in managing mental health disorders. It is intended to improve awareness, knowledge and capacity to support patients living with HIV and mental health disorders.

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Unexpected Low Frequency of Respiratory Symptoms in an HIV-positive Urban sub-Saharan Population Compared to an HIV-negative Control Group

Background: Chronic respiratory illnesses and respiratory infections are common in HIV-positive populations. It seems reasonable that HIV-positive people experience more respiratory symptoms, such as coughing and breathlessness, than those who are HIV-negative.

Objectives: This study aims to determine the frequency of respiratory symptoms in an urban African HIV-positive population.

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Virtual Roundtable - Reducing Impact of COVID-19 on PLHIV/TB

Venue
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86515735035?pwd=cGp0ZjVHKzEvZXFzTG1OTzhLdzF4dz09

Dear valued stakeholder,

SANAC invites you to a virtual roundtable discussion on COVID-19 and HIV to create a safe space for you to discuss the pandemic and its impact on people living with HIV. The aim of this discussion is to actively learn more about how HIV and COVID-19 together impact on people living with HIV from countries and communities responding to both epidemics.

Date: Wednesday, 22 April

Time: 13h00

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