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Prospective cohort study shows no risk compensation in men that were circumcised

Link to full text to study attached below.

By Pamela Marks on 23 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
2015 AVAC Advocacy Fellowship deadline and Spotlight release

Dear Advocate, This update provides a link to the new issue of Spotlight (http://www.avac.org/spotlight-archive), an annual publication highlighting the accomplishments of the AVAC Advocacy Fellows program. It is also a reminder that the submission…

By ANGELO KAGGWA on 22 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Task shifting and medical devices (for global health) survey - deadline extended

Hope this message finds you well! I would like to remind you about the fast approaching deadline for completing the survey on task shifting and medical devices for global health. The deadline for completion is extended to July 15 (absolute last date). Four…

By Amir Sabet on 08 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HOPE Conference | Dr. Raj Gandhi "Update on New US Treatment Guidelines for Treatment of HIV-infected Patients"

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference Update on New US Treatment Guidelines for Treatment of HIV-infected Patients (May 1, 2014 Dept of Health and Human Services…

By Kelsey H. on 02 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
17th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine

This is most heart warming. In Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. We have a mountain of challenges with HIV TREATMENT AND PREVENTION. This kind of Conference could provide information as well as assistance on the way forward. Please I will be very grateful if you…

By June Ohata on 29 Jun 2014 0 Recommendations 14 Replies
UCSF Global Health Delivery Training

Based on what many of the experts in this group have said in this forum, University of California at San Francisco along with PIH are putting on a 4 day bootcamp in Global Health Delivery from October 2nd-5th 2014. Many of the participants in this forum…

By Manisha Singh on 25 Jun 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HOPE Conference | Dr. Doug Krakower "Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: An interactive discussion for clinicians"

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: An interactive discussion for clinicians Presenter Douglas Krakower, MD Division of Infectious Diseases…

By Kelsey H. on 18 Jun 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Task-shifting medical devices and global health (survey invitation)

Dear Delia, Here is the link again: https://umich.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1C6iH8DrFWS1igR Please let me know if you still have difficulty accessing the survey. Regards, Amir

By Amir Sabet on 17 Jun 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
Substitution maintenance therapy ban in Crimea

The discontinuation of Substitution maintenance therapy (SMT) in Crimea and lack of medical supply of methadone and buprenorphine in Eastern Ukraine poses a great challenge to the progress recently observed in the field of HIV prevention and drug treatment…

By Robert Teltzrow on 06 Jun 2014 0 Recommendations 0 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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