HIV programming and implementation science

News
March 17, 2020

Access the COVID-19 resource portal for information on the virus, symptoms, and preventative tips. It contains the latest statistics on COVID-19 in South Africa, as well as press releases on the country's response.

News
March 17, 2020
UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima shares that there is currently no strong evidence that people living with HIV are at an especially increased risk of contracting COVID-19 or, that if they do contract it, they will experience a worse outcome. People living with HIV should take all recommended preventive measures to minimize exposure and prevent infection, and all countries should ensure that medication is available.
Opportunity
February 27, 2020

Closing Date and Time for Questions: February 28, 2020, 16 hours, South Africa Standard Time (GMT +2)
Closing Date and Submission of Proposals: March 4, 2020 at 16:00 pm South African Time

Resource
January 9, 2020
A comparison of the outcomes of index client tracing with other community-based HIV counselling and testing program recruitment modalities (mobile, workplace, home-based) in South Africa.
Resource
January 7, 2020
Long-acting HIV treatment and prevention (LAHTP) can address some of the achievement gaps of daily oral therapy to bring us closer to achieving Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Fast-track goals. This review highlights key findings informing implementation planning.
Resource
January 2, 2020
By adapting services to client needs, differentiated antiretroviral therapy (DART) has the potential to use resources more efficiently. We conducted a systematic review assessing the cost of DART in sub-Saharan Africa compared with the standard of care.
Resource
December 30, 2019
Using the Payback Framework for research utilization, we assessed the impact of USAID's implementation science investment on a subset of studies examining HIV prevention, care, and treatment.
News
December 18, 2019

Sofia Bandomia and her team in Portuguese-speaking Mozambique had long found it challenging to enroll men living with HIV in care and treatment. What she found 5,000 miles, 11 countries and a language away in Cote d’Ivoire changed that.

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
News
December 16, 2019

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