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Sources of Information for Self-care Among Patients Living with HIV

The purpose of this study was “to identify the helpful information sources for self-care strategies, including Common sense/Self-experience, Healthcare professional, Internet, Literature, Multiple, Social Support and TV ads.

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3 hours ago
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MD Magazine
Michel Kazatchkine: Winds of hope on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia?

Much of the media coverage focused on the intransigence of the government of the Russian Federation to changing its prevention policies around HIV/AIDS. However, this focus also obscures the fact that in Eastern Europe and Central Asia which has been much maligned over the past decade for its slowness in responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, we are now beginning to see strong hints that public health initiatives based on scientific evidence are taking on a legitimacy across the region.

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5 hours ago
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BMJ
Mexico City to host IAS 2019

The International AIDS Society (IAS) has announced that Mexico City, Mexico, will host the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019). IAS 2019 will take place at the Centro Citibanamex on 21-24 July 2019.

Published
19 February 2018
From
International AIDS Society
Gilead wins reversal of $2.54 bln hepatitis C drug patent verdict

A federal judge in Delaware has overturned a jury's verdict requiring Gilead Sciences Inc to pay a record $2.54 billion because its hepatitis C drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni infringed a patent held by rival Merck & Co Inc.

Published
19 February 2018
From
Nasdaq
How both sides in Ukraine's war are losing the HIV battle

Displacement, aid delivery issues, and different strategies are all feeding a raging epidemic.

Published
16 February 2018
From
IRINnews.org
Nigeria accounts for 14% global HIV daily infections — UN

he Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, has said it is planning to increase its investments in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, while it disclosed that Nigeria accounts for 14 percent of global HIV infections daily.

Published
16 February 2018
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Vanguard
Zambia: HIV deaths on treatment underestimated

People with HIV in Zambia were at least ten times more likely to die in the first two years after starting antiretroviral treatment than European

Published
14 February 2018
By
Keith Alcorn
Call for evidence – Memorandum of understanding on data-sharing between NHS Digital and the Home Office

What is the public health impact of the Memorandum of Understanding on data sharing between NHS Digital, the Home Office, and the Department of Health, particularly on health seeking behaviour and health outcomes of the migrant population?

Published
14 February 2018
From
Migrants' Rights Network
Prescribing PrEP? Don't Wait for Patients to Ask

In the clinic, providers must initiate conversation with people who may benefit from PrEP. Provider-initiated conversations about PrEP resulted in a greater proportion of their eligible caseload receiving PrEP. It was especially effective in increasing the number of underrepresented or underreported patients (eg. women, heterosexual adults, transgender adults, people engaged in sex work, and injection drug users) receiving PrEP.

Published
14 February 2018
From
Contemporary Clinic
Trump's Budget Cut for HIV/AIDS Would Kill 300000 People Per Year, Report Says

Three-hundred thousand deaths per year. That’s the human cost of President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut $1 billion cut from global HIV funding in 2019, a 20% reduction from current levels, according to a report by the ONE campaign.

Published
14 February 2018
From
Daily Beast
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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