HIV programming and implementation science

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October 25, 2019

BACKGROUND: A universal testing and treatment strategy is a potential approach to reduce the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infectio

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October 23, 2019

INTRODUCTION: HIV testing male partners of pregnant and postpartum women can lead to improved health outcomes for women, partners and infants.

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October 23, 2019

INTRODUCTION: The South African public health system plays an important role in the delivery of HIV testing and treatment services.

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October 23, 2019
There is a need for a culturally adapted, evidence-based, psychotherapy treatment that is effective, acceptable, and feasible for integration into primary care in South Africa. This qualitative study used exit interviews to examine participants' experiences of an adapted cognitive-behavioural therapy treatment for adherence and depression, task-shifted and delivered by nurses in two peri-urban HIV clinics near Cape Town.
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October 22, 2019

INTRODUCTION: Healthcare worker training is essential to successful implementation of assisted partner services (aPS), which aims to improve HIV test

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October 22, 2019

INTRODUCTION: Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Mozambique.

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October 21, 2019

PURPOSE: An intervention including business training and health education was implemented in Mozambique, where girls are at elevated risk for acquiri

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October 21, 2019

BACKGROUND: Little is known about contextual factors that predict long-term mortality following HIV testing in resource-limited settings.

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October 21, 2019

BACKGROUND: Since the introduction of nurse-initiated and managed antiretroviral treatment (NIMART) in South Africa in 2010, initiation of antiretrov

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October 18, 2019

BACKGROUND: Gauteng Province has the second lowest tuberculosis (TB) incidence rate in South Africa but the greatest proportion of TB/HIV co-infectio