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Moderators of HIV Prevention and GHDonline staff

Effective HIV prevention requires a combination of interventions that address the biomedical, social and structural factors contributing to a person’s risk of infection. Professionals discuss the plethora of related issues, describe their first-hand experience, and exchange resources and lessons learned.

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Rebecca Weintraub, MD
Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity; Global Health Delivery Project; Harvard Medical School

Recent community activity

Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Omar Galarraga replied

Dear Rivet, Yes, the plan is to present cost-effectiveness or possibly cost-savings data once we have preliminary evidence of effectiveness for our current randomized controlled pilot. I agree that these evidence will be important for policy development. Thank you for your comment. Omar. read more

Updated: 19 Feb, 2013
Replies: 3

Dr. N. Kumarasamy "Impact of first line ART resistance" HOPE Conference

by Kelsey H.

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference N. Kumarasamy, MD Chief Medical Officer, YRGCARE Medical Centre Principal Investigator, Chennai ACTG Clinical Research Site "Impact of first line ART resistance in resource limited settings: implications for future treatment options" In ... read more

Updated: 09 Feb, 2013
Replies: 0

? chorea in HIV

Aaron Berkowitz replied

Dear Erin, If possible, could you please let us know a bit more about her history and examination to help us think through the case with you? Was the onset of her chorea sudden or did it develop gradually and worsen? Did she or does she have headache? Is it ... read more

Updated: 08 Feb, 2013
Replies: 3

Call for Papers: Social Networks, Health, and Mental Health (Social Science & Medicine)

by Alexander Tsai

Hi GHDonline community: Social Science & Medicine has just released a Call for Papers for a special issue on social networks, health and mental health. We recognize that many of the submissions will have disease-specific foci, including HIV -- such as social network interventions for ART adherence or social network ... read more

Updated: 31 Jan, 2013
Replies: 0

New community members

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Omar Galarraga

Affiliated Organizations

Brown University

Work Locations

Kenya; Mexico

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Lin Dan Zhu

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Harvard University

Work Locations

United States

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Stefania Davia

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George Washington University

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United States