Health care professionals exchange ideas and approaches for improving HIV prevention strategies, scaling up access to ARVs and increasing patient adherence and retention to treatment plans. Members discuss the plethora of related issues, describe their first-hand experience, and exchange resources and lessons learned.

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Douglas Krakower
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - BIDMC

Recent discussion topics

ARV prophylaxis

By Reapi Mataika on 26 Aug, 2015 0 Replies

We used to use elixer niverapine as our prophylaxis for our HIV exposed infants but a number of them started having elevated transaminases reaching up to the 800s. Because of this we have stopped using niverapine as a prophylaxis and switched to…

Nurse-initiated management of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (NIMART) site preparation

By Pearl Kalimugogo on 24 Aug, 2015 0 Replies

Does anyone have a tool or checklist to guide site preparation for NIMART?

Same-Day Diagnosis, Treatment a Hit Among HIV Patients

By Junior Bazile on 08 Aug, 2015 3 Replies

Hi all, According to the researchers of the Rapid Antiretroviral Program Initiative for new Diagnoses (Rapid), antiretroviral therapy initiated on the day of an HIV diagnosis is well liked by patients and providers and leads to more rapid suppression of…

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shadan abdullah

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