Basic and Clinical Science

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March 22, 2016

This issue of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society's "HIV Nursing Matters" online magazine focuses on key populations.

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March 22, 2016

This issue of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society's "HIV Nursing Matters" online magazine focuses on vulnerable populations, including TB in prisons and intimate partner violence in the context of HIV.

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March 16, 2016

Introduction:

Virtually no African country provides HIV prevention services in sex work settings with an adequate scale and intensity. Uncertainty remains about the optimal set of interventions and mode of delivery.

Methods:

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March 15, 2016

Objective(S)

To determine the HIV prevalence and extent of engagement with HIV prevention and care among a representative sample of Zimbabwean sex workers working in Victoria Falls, Hwange and Mutare.

Design

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March 14, 2016

The recent Declaration and Code of Conduct on TB in the Mining sector signed by the SADC Ministers of Health are a recognition of the close link between mining and TB in sub-Saharan Africa.

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March 10, 2016

There remains a significant information gap with respect to HIV epidemiology and intervention uptake among high-risk, marginalised populations such as female sex workers (FSW) in sub-Saharan Africa because of the complexities of surveillance among these groups.

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March 8, 2016

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Tanzania Commission for AIDS have expressed a need for key population HIV prevalence and group size estimates to identify the costs of the Third National Multi-Sectoral Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS; the Third Health Sector HIV and AIDS Stra

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March 8, 2016

The HIV epidemic in Tanzania has existed for three decades and has claimed many lives. Over the year’s collective efforts to control the epidemic has seen HIV prevalence decline progressively among adults aged 15-49 from 7% in 2003 to 5.1% in 2011.

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March 4, 2016

Female sex workers (FSWs) bear a disproportionately large burden of HIV infection worldwide.