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.

Community moderators

Junior Bazile
GHDonline
Douglas Krakower
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - BIDMC

Current Expert Panels

Overcoming Barriers to High-Quality TB Treatment During HIV Co-infection

This Expert Panel explores strategies to overcome barriers to high-quality treatment and effective management of TB in the setting of HIV co-infection.

May 16, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Replies: 50
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Recent community activity

Abacavir and cardiovascular disease risk among HIV infected individuals

by Junior Bazile

There have been some concerns about the use of abacavir and associated cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The study in the link below found some interesting results regarding this association. For those interested in reading the findings here is the link: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/859888?nlid=103868_724&src=WNL_mdplsfeat_160419_mscpedit_aids&uac=140361MK&spon=1&impID=1067269&faf=1 The authors found that abacavir was associated with an ... read more

Updated: 26 May, 2016
Replies: 0

3rd Annual UCSF Global Health Bootcamp CME Course, October 11-14, 2016

by Phuoc Le

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share with you a training opportunity for health professionals interested in gaining skills in global health. The third-annual Global Health Bootcamp will be held in October 11-14, 2016 at the University of California, San Francisco! I am sure you know many health professionals who ... read more

Updated: 12 May, 2016
Replies: 0

Join Our Discussion: Defining "integration" in the HIV-NCD context

by Hannah Cooper

Dear Colleagues, The HIV-NCD Chronic Care Community has recently launched a discussion on how to best define "integration" within the HIV-NCD context. Led by Dr. Paul Park, Director of non-communicable disease (NCD) of Partners in Health (PIH) in Rwanda, the discussion offers the chance for members to share their experiences ... read more

Updated: 11 May, 2016
Replies: 0

Stories about substandard drugs

by Katherine Eban

I am a senior reporter for Fortune Magazine, currently at work on a book about the globalization of the drug supply, which will be published by Harper Collins. I am examining the problem of substandard medicines that have harmed patients in the developing world, and am hoping to speak with ... read more

Updated: 29 Apr, 2016
Replies: 0

New community members

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George Martin

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HEALTH

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Tanzania, United Republic of

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achyut gyawali

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Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj Medical Campus

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Nepal

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Fatima Sajid

Affiliated Organizations

military hospital rawalpindi

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Pakistan