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AIDSFree has seen success reducing HIV and TB risk in Tanzania's prison populations with this guide

by Skyland Woll

https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/pocket-guide-peer-education-program-reduce-tb-and-hiv-risks-tanzania-prisons?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=tbpockguidetz The objectives of this program are to encourage behavior change among inmates and prison staff to reduce the risk of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) by educating them about the contributing factors and encouraging use of available health services. This guide provides peer educators with activities and information necessary to ... read more

Updated: 21 Nov, 2017
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Single-pill HIV regimen scores in new patients

by Junior Bazile

There is a single pill combination of darunavir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide. The AMBER trial shows that this combination poses fewer risk for renal and bone mineral density toxicity than current backbone therapies. It is considered as the first once-daily single-tablet regimen that includes a boosted PI. For further ... read more

Updated: 09 Nov, 2017
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AIDSFree just released their November HIV Prevention Update

by Skyland Woll

https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/prevention-update/editions/November-2017?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=nov17prevup The AIDSFree Prevention Update provides a sample of summaries and abstracts of recent articles on global HIV prevention issues from a variety of scientific, peer-reviewed journals. It also includes state-of-the-art program resources, such as tools, curricula, program reports, and unpublished research findings. read more

Updated: 08 Nov, 2017
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Free Faculty Development Webinar Series

Paolo Bratti replied

Il 07/nov/2017 18:46 "Jessica Evert via GHDonline" <hiv@ghdonline.org> ha scritto: > > Jessica Evert started a discussion in HIV Treatment & Prevention,QRvr ee eeeeeeeee, > > Please make sure to register for the next installment in the CUGH Faculty Development Webinar Series "Teaching Global Health Through an Interprofessional Lens" in ... read more

Updated: 08 Nov, 2017
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Is there a market for male condoms in Africa?

by Elizabeth Connor

This report critiques the feasibility of selling condoms in the private market in five African nations: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/assessment-retail-environment-male-condoms-kenya-nigeria-south-africa-zambia-and-zimbabwe?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=Listserv&utm_campaign=retailenvirassess ELIZABETH CONNOR, MA, MSHA KM/MANAGING EDITOR-AIDSFREE PROJECT PHONE: 571-302-7587 | WWW.JSI.COM <http://www.jsi.com/> *AIDSFREE.USAID.GOV <http://aidsfree.usaid.gov/>* read more

Updated: 02 Nov, 2017
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managing a PMTCT infected 7 year old child with mutlidrug resistant HIV

SUILANJI SIVILE replied

Thank you Tamirirashe for Sharing your case. The suggested regimens of INSTI+DRV-r+ ETV+(+/- NRTI) will work perfectly well in your patient. I would like to know the country where you are practising and exactly how the third line care is arranged. Thank you. read more

Updated: 02 Nov, 2017
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Just released PEPFAR’s Best Practices for VMMC Site Operations, A Service Guide for Site Operations

Skyland Woll replied

Link here: https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/pepfars-best-practices-vmmc-site-operations?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=siteops read more

Updated: 01 Nov, 2017
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The effects of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on the progression of HIV-1 seroconversion

by Junior Bazile

Hi all, I found this article on Medscape this morning and realize that the findings are quite important to share. The investigators conclude that "ongoing PrEP use in seroconverters may delay detection of infection and elongate seroconversion, although the delay doesn't increase risk of resistance" I believe that more research ... read more

Updated: 31 Oct, 2017
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UCSF -- Global Health Bootcamp CME Course January 23-26, 2018

by Phuoc Le

Global Health Bootcamp: A Continuing Medical Education Course for Those Passionate about Global Health Are you interested in gaining skills in global health delivery? The UCSF Global Health Core, within the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF, has designed a continuing medical education program using simulations, hands-on training, and workshops ... read more

Updated: 24 Oct, 2017
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Updated: 24 Oct, 2017
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