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.
people living with HIV (PLHIV)
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)
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.
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.
What will happen to HIV and TB under COVID-19? Our editor-in-chief Mia Malan spoke to an excellent panel to answer this question.
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.
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