The objective of this study was to evaluate the assumption that moving heightens HIV infection by examining the time-order between migration and HIV infection and investigate differences in HIV infection by migration destination and permanence.
This new mobile-friendly TB Guidance Database provides national treatment guidelines from many priority countries around the world. Included in this database are guidelines for various populations, as well as case definitions, diagnostic methods, standard protocols, and DOTS recommendations.
Starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after HIV diagnosis led to better outcomes than delayed treatment in all population sub-groups in the START trial, researchers reported at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) last week in Durban, South Africa.
Curing people of HIV infection will have to involve combinations of drugs and approaches, just as HIV treatment does, delegates heard at the Towards a Cure workshop held in advance of the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban.
Iringa, with an HIV prevalence of 9.1 percent, is Tanzania’s second most HIV-affected region. Three randomized controlled trials showed unequivocally that VMMC offers a 60 percent protective effect in reducing the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission through heterosexual sex.
A group of young South African women who were diagnosed in very early infection and immediately given antiretroviral therapy (ART) preserved their CD4 counts and the function of cells that HIV normally disrupts.