Care and treatment

Resource
December 18, 2019
A qualitative research study exploring the role of masculinity in men’s engagement in the HIV care continuum in Côte d’Ivoire
Resource
December 16, 2019
A study from Tanzania seeking to assess the prevalence and management of drug-drug interactions in a rural setting.
News
December 16, 2019

Growing resistance to HIV drugs in Africa is threatening the significant progress made in the global fight against the virus.

Event
December 14, 2019

The annual INTEREST Conference is the premier scientific conference for HIV in Africa and brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research from around the world.

Resource
December 14, 2019
A training curriculum published by WHO to provide healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills that they need to know how to best help women who are living with violence.
Resource
December 5, 2019
A strategy of early ART had no effect on condomless sex with HIV-serodifferent partners among MSM, but resulted in modestly higher prevalence among heterosexuals. However, among MSM and heterosexuals, early ART resulted in a substantial reduction in HIV-transmission-risk sex, to a very low absolute level.
Resource
November 28, 2019
The World Health Organization recommends "same-day" initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV patients who are eligible and ready. Identifying efficient, safe, and feasible procedures for determining same-day eligibility and readiness is now a priority. The Simplified Algorithm for Treatment Eligibility (SLATE) study evaluated a clinical algorithm that allows healthcare workers to determine eligibility for same-day treatment and to initiate ART at the patient’s first clinic visit.
News
November 28, 2019

Half of those attending HIV clinics in South Africa and Kenya were eligible to start HIV treatment after simple checks that could be performed by any healthcare worker, and same-day treatment initiation modestly improved the uptake of antiretroviral therapy (ART), results of a randomised trial pu

Resource
November 28, 2019

In 2019, the HIV pandemic is growing and soon over 40 million people will be living with HIV. Effective population-based approaches to decrease HIV incidence are as relevant as ever given modest reductions observed over the past decade.

News
November 28, 2019

Programmes to scale-up HIV testing and treatment in countries in sub-Saharan Africa may have had less impact on new HIV infections than hoped, partly because they haven’t paid enough attention to groups that contribute disproportionately to HIV acquisition and transmission, experts say.