Prevention

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April 12, 2019

In East and Southern Africa, where 5% to 10% have chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection remains unacceptably high. This introduces challenges and opportunities for implementation of HBV care and treatment.

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April 3, 2019

USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) and the Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) are excited to announce the launch of “V”, a human-centered design approach to addressing challenges in uptake and adherence for oral PrEP among adolescent girls and young women.

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April 3, 2019

This online platform provides summaries of the highlights presented at the 9th International Workshop on HIV & Women.The meeting highlights will effectively summarize the most important new data presented at the workshop  and analyse their impact on clinical practice and the future of researc

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April 2, 2019
In this, our 7th, issue, we have assembled 67 abstracts published from January through February 2019 that feature evidence from Botswana (3), Eswatini (2), Lesotho (2), Malawi (16), Mozambique (3), South Africa (40), Tanzania (2), Zambia (3) and Zimbabwe (7).
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March 21, 2019

BACKGROUND: Increased demand for healthcare services in countries experiencing high HIV disease burden and often coupled with a shortage of health workers, has necessitated task shifting from professional health workers to Lay Health Workers (LHWs) in order to improve healthcare

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March 21, 2019

Botswana has the third highest rate of HIV infection, as well as one of the highest mobile phone density rates in the world. The rate of mobile cell phone adoption has increased three-fold over the past 10 years.

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March 19, 2019

SheConquers, the South African national campaign that aims to improve the lives of adolescent girls and young women and their male peers in South Africa, held a 2-day workshop that accommodated 27 young people representing all 9 provinces from South Africa.

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March 19, 2019

Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim is one of the world’s leading AIDS researchers and has made pioneering contributions to understanding the HIV epidemic in young people, especially among young women.

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March 19, 2019

Incorporating stakeholder engagement early and deeply in the development of a clinical trial for HIV prevention research is for us a clarion call.

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March 12, 2019
In this study, we aimed to study retention in care trajectories and associated factors in ART-eligible patients enrolled in a universal test-and-treat trial implemented in rural South Africa.