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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At what point is Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) no longer relevant?


Dear Colleagues, I am currently coordinating a small multi-site HIV risky behavior assessment among MSM using the RDS. This sampling method has been used over time and interventions are ongoing in many places. In one of the sites, the site coordinator discarded the methodology because the peer educators came with ... read more

Updated: 21 Feb, 2017
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New Community on Global Health Diagnostics

by Madhukar Pai

Hi All, We hope you received the information about the launch of a new Community within GHDOnline, on diagnostics! Please see: We have nearly 500 members already with several active, ongoing discussions on TB diagnostics, Zika & Ebola testing, HIV self-testing, Essential Diagnostics List, etc. We would greatly value ... read more

Updated: 15 Feb, 2017
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Announcement of PhD in Public Health at Jodhpur School of Public Health, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Sunday Chinenye replied

Am interested in the PhD Public Health program . Is it online ? My email address is : read more

Updated: 13 Feb, 2017
Replies: 11

HIV positive patients and organ donation

Dirk von Delft replied

Dr Elmi Muller of the University of Cape Town, South Africa has run a successful HiV positive donor to HiV positive recipient program for some years now. You can see her publications via a quick medline or pubmed search. read more

Updated: 10 Feb, 2017
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