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.

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Junior Bazile
Douglas Krakower
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - BIDMC

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HIV-Hepatitis co-infection may increase risk of lymphoma


Thanks Bazile! Please can you share the title and authors of the publication. Regards. Natalia read more

Updated: 27 Oct, 2016
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Lancet World Report: PEPFAR-NCD Project

Lilian Chumba replied

Hi. Thank you for sharing this great new development. I am pleased to see that NCDs are being discussed and tackled. I would like to echo the idea of introducing the combination of HIV and NCD management in LMIC. I know that the article focuses on management of NCDs in ... read more

Updated: 18 Oct, 2016
Replies: 2

HAART for ART naive patient with Kaposis Sacorma

Emmanuel Samuel Sima replied

Thanks Bazille ,the patient has been started on TDF/3TC/EFV i will keep you updated on the progress. read more

Updated: 17 Oct, 2016
Replies: 4

UK scientists might be about to find a way to eradicate HIV

Junior Bazile replied

Thank you Gonzo. I agree with you that their approach can result in something big and significantly good for the world. Let's hope that soon they will have some good news for us. read more

Updated: 13 Oct, 2016
Replies: 3

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Chanchamnap SOK

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Handicap International

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Prosper Bashaka

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Mbeya Refferal Hospital

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Tanzania, United Republic of

Etelvina Mbalane

Etelvina Mbalane, MSc, has much experience in the use of HIS for Monitoring and Evaluation, program management, eHealth, and data quality programs in PEPFAR HIV C&T programs. She has pioneered the implementation and design of retrospective patient tracking systems in country, as well as the development of procedures and policies for implementation. Currently, she is Director of Health Systems Strengthening, UC Global Programs in Mozambique, coordinating the development the National POC EMR among MOH HIV clinical partners, acting both as stakeholder coordinator and liaison with the MOH.

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UCSF Global Programs for Reserach and Training

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