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

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.…

By Amy Scheffler on 13 Feb 2013 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Dr. N. Kumarasamy "Impact of first line ART resistance" HOPE Conference

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…

By Kelsey H. on 09 Feb 2013 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
? chorea in HIV

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…

By Erin Meier on 06 Feb 2013 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Call for Papers: Social Networks, Health, and Mental Health (Social Science & Medicine)

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…

By Alexander Tsai on 31 Jan 2013 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
HIV and Bone Disease---HOPE Conference featuring Dr. Igho Ofotokun 1/22 7-8 AM US EST

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference Igho Ofotokun, MD Emory School of Medicine, Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Grady Infectious Diseases Program "HIV and Bone…

By Kelsey H. on 15 Jan 2013 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Point of care testing for syphilis in resource-limited areas?

Nicaragua still does not have a well derfinido flowchart for HIV diagnosis, nontreponemal tests are used as vdr but muestriar mobile populations requires a point of care of dualplataforma treponimicas and nontreponemal Lic.Jonathan Gallo Manzanarez…

By Laxminarayan Proddutoor on 11 Jan 2013 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
Dr. Lori Chibnik---HOPE Conference January 8th 2013 @ 7-8 AM US EST

Dear Colleagues, The next HOPE Conference will be on January 8th, 2013 from 7-8 AM US EST and 14h00-15h00 in KZN, South Africa. Lori B. Chibnik, PhD, MPH, Instructor / Biostatistician, Program in NeuroPsychiatric Genomics at the Department of Neurology,…

By Kelsey H. on 20 Dec 2012 0 Recommendations 0 Replies

5TH ANNUAL HIV-IN-CONTEXT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM Urbanisation, Inequality and HIV Cape Town, 13 – 15 March 2013 HIV reveals and is produced by social inequalities. It remains highly unevenly distributed across South Africa and across communities,and is…

By Centre for Research inHIV/AIDS UWC on 07 Dec 2012 0 Recommendations 0 Replies

Dear All, My desicion to join the Prevention team is based on my belief that much still needs to be done by preventing the occurance of hiv expecially transfer from mother to child.PMTCT) LIZZY IGBINE NIWAAFA

By Marie Connelly on 29 Nov 2012 1 Recommendations 22 Replies
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended universal HIV testing in the US for Americans ages 15 to 65

I know in PEPFAR supported countries, testing of pregnant women is generally done but not too sure about what is done in practice in the US. I'm glad that these guidlines have finally been issued. In some FQHCs in the US, oral tests are offered as part of…

By Pamela Marks on 26 Nov 2012 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
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