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HOPE Conference 4/22 @ 8-9 AM US Eastern Time feat. Dr. Maresce Bizaare

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference Common Haematological Manifestations in HIV Dr. Maresce Bizaare Dr. Bizaare is a physician doing a fellowship in Clinical…

By Kelsey Han on 17 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HIV- an exceptional epidemic?

Here is a link to an interesting video regarding the global health response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNPTvEdVCnU

By Mara Herman on 09 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Searching for a global health nurse working in Haiti

Anne, you might look up Kristy Engel. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner who serves in the Domincan Republic at Good Samaritan Hospital in La Romano. You can find her on the web if you write "Kristy Engel Good Samaritan Hospital Dominican Republic." She…

By Anne Tiamson on 07 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Reaching Global health Nurses

Dear Chinomnso, This is Lea Huaman. I am working with Hyesung on this assignment. You can reach either of us at or . Or would you provide us with a contact information so that we can personally reach you?

By Hyesung Nam on 07 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
HOPE Conference | Cardiovascular Disease in the HIV-Infected Patient

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference Cardiovascular Disease in the HIV-Infected Patient: Current Knowledge and Future Challenges Virginia Triant, MD, MPH Assistant…

By Kelsey Han on 01 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HOPE Conference | 2014 CROI Update

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Update Raj Gandhi, MD and Brian Zanoni, MD MPH Massachusetts…

By Kelsey Han on 19 Mar 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
How to assess engagement in HIV care

As far as I know, there is not a single definition for engagement that is widely accepted. What I like, however, about the term is that it is larger in scope than looking at the discrete behaviors that come together to help someone living with HIV to be…

By Moses Bateganya on 11 Mar 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Lower Pill Burden and Once-Daily Antiretroviral Treatment Regimens for HIV Infection: A Meta- Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Clin Infect Dis 2014

thanks for the work well done hope there will be single dose regimen to improve adherance

By Jean Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH, DTM&H on 10 Mar 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
Aggressive treatment for pediatric HIV leads to "cure" -- hopeful news

Case report was presented at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston. The story was carried by major news media. Not sure if full discussion on this recent case of HIV cure in infant in California has been published yet…

By Paul Robinson on 07 Mar 2014 1 Recommendations 4 Replies
PrEP REP Video at WhatIsPrEP.org

As an additional resource, University of California San Diego has put together a PrEP video that provides comprehensive information about PrEP. Check it out at: http://www.uctv.tv/prep Please post your thoughts on this or other media targeting PrEP…

By K. Rivet Amico, PhD on 17 Jan 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Creating Opportunities for Health Scientists in Disease Endemic Countries

Hi Chris, I was not aware of AfricaOER - looks like a great resource. Some time ago (perhaps 4-6 months), there was a discussion on the Global Public Health group on Linked In about open resources in public health - and a lot were listed. However, it seems…

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 09 Aug 2013 0 Recommendations 75 Replies
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