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

K. Rivet Amico, PhD
University of Connecticut
Jessica Haberer, MD, MS
Harvard Global Health Institute; Massachusetts General Hospital - MGH
Douglas Krakower
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - BIDMC
Samson Wilfred Willad Njolomole
Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo - Partners In Health
Christina Psaros
Massachusetts General Hospital - MGH
Mazvita Sengayi
National Health Laboratory Services - NHLS, South Africa

Recent discussion topics

Discharge planning and teaching for HIV patients - checklist?

By Brooke Finkmoore on 23 Apr, 2015 2 Replies

Hello, My colleagues and I would like to pilot a checklist to be used by nurses to guide discharge planning and education for patients being discharged from an internal medicine ward in rural Haiti who were admitted for complications of HIV. The goal of…

HIV/OI teaching modules for in-patient nurses?

By Brooke Finkmoore on 23 Mar, 2015 1 Reply

Hi, I am looking to see if anyone has created curricula or teaching tools for floor nurses taking care of patients hospitalized with advanced HIV in resource-limited settings. There seems to be a lot available for nurses who are working in the provider…

Recent Research Criticizes PEPFAR

By Jessica Ludvigsen on 20 Mar, 2015 2 Recommendations 6 Replies

Nathan Lo, a researcher and MD candidate at Stanford School of Medicine, recently gave a controversial, but well received, presentation about the ineffectiveness of PEPFAR funding at this year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections…

New community members

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Deborah McSmith

Affiliated Organizations

Global Health

Work Locations

United States

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Sean Duffy

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University of Oxford

Work Locations

United Kingdom

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Faith Nyirongo

Affiliated Organizations

University of Malawi College of Medicine

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Malawi