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: https://www.ghdonline.org/diagnostics/ 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 : sunnychinenye@gmail.com read more

Updated: 13 Feb, 2017
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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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by nohemie mawaka

WWW.GLOBAL-SCIE.NET is an online global health creative studio that aims to provide captivating topics impact international health, in hope of telling the narrative through a young professional lens. We aim to provide a new vision and lens to global health, through brief journal content with high quality photographs. This vision ... read more

Updated: 09 Feb, 2017
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Announcement of new date of entrance exam for PhD in Public Health

by Trupti Desai

Dear All, Greetings from Jodhpur School of Public Health!! JSPH is happy to announce the commencement of its course, PhD in Public health. This program is for minimum three year's duration having six semesters, each having six month's duration. The student is expected to stay for one month in Jodhpur ... read more

Updated: 06 Feb, 2017
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Circumcision to prevent HIV transmission

Mark Lyndon replied

@Peter "92 couples in the intervention group and 67 couples in the control group were included in the modified ITT analysis. 17 (18%) women in the intervention group and eight (12%) women in the control group acquired HIV during follow-up" That shows a 54% higher rate in the group where ... read more

Updated: 28 Jan, 2017
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HIV infection and aging.

Gonzo Manyasi replied

Wow Bora!! An even more interesting situation in Cambodia! OBSTINACY! read more

Updated: 26 Jan, 2017
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Dolutegravir use and neurotoxicity

by Junior Bazile

Hi all, I wanted to share with you the abstract of a recently published research paper looking into neurotoxicity associated to dolutegravir, an integrase inhibitor used in the treatment of HIV infection. If you want to read the full text, you can access it here: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/873541?src=wnl_edit_tpal&uac=140361MK Enjoy the reading. Bazile ... read more

Updated: 25 Jan, 2017
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Updated: 20 Jan, 2017
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