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The WHO public health approach to HIV treatment and care: looking back and looking ahead

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Nathan Ford, Andrew Ball, Rachel Baggaley, Marco Vitoria, Daniel Low-Beer, Martina Penazzato, Lara Vojnov, Silvia Bertagnolio, Vincent Habiyambere, Meg Doherty, Gottfried Hirnschall

In 2006, WHO set forth its vision for a public health approach to delivering antiretroviral therapy. This approach has been broadly adopted in resource-poor settings and has provided the foundation for scaling up treatment to over 19·5 million people. There is a global commitment to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 and, to support this goal, there are opportunities to adapt the public health approach to meet the ensuing challenges.

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HIV drug resistance report 2017

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World Health Organization, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

This second HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) report provides an update on recent population levels of HIVDR covering the period 2014–2016. The report includes data from 16 nationally representative surveys from 14 countries estimating resistance in: adults initiating ART (PDR), children younger than 18 months newly diagnosed with HIV, and adults on ART (acquired HIV drug resistance or ADR).

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Should trained lay providers perform HIV testing? A systematic review to inform World Health Organization guidelines

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Kennedy, C.E., Yeh, P.T., Johnson, C., Baggaley, R.

New strategies for HIV testing services (HTS) are needed to achieve UN 90-90-90 targets, including diagnosis of 90% of people living with HIV. Task-sharing HTS to trained lay providers may alleviate health worker shortages and better reach target groups.

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Southern African HIV Clinicians Society CME meeting on HIV self-testing (Johannesburg, 31 May 2017)

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Johannesburg, South Africa

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society would like to invite you to attend a CME meeting on HIV self-testing. It is an excellent round-up of speakers, on an important and exciting new topic.

Venue: Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre, 1 Duncombe Road, Johannesburg

Date: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 

Time: 18h00 to 21h00.

The programme will start promptly at 19h00.

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