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Stigma remains a substantial barrier in accessing HIV care in rural East Africa

A set of varied barriers adversely impact positive outcomes at different stages in the HIV care cascade in the rural East African context, according to a qualitative

Published
14 September 2018
By
Krishen Samuel
Work to improve the HIV care continuum for black transgender women should concentrate on HIV diagnosis

Less than half of black transgender women living with HIV in the United States are aware of their HIV status, but most of those who have

Published
05 September 2018
By
Roger Pebody
Poorer ART outcomes show need to prioritise older people in HIV test and treat programmes

HIV testing and treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa need to prioritise older individuals, according to research published in PLOS ONE. Investigators in Uganda found that after starting antiretroviral therapy

Published
05 September 2018
By
Michael Carter
Social Determinants of Health Debated at USCA 2018

To enroll and retain people with HIV in treatment, physicians and HIV care providers need to acknowledge the social determinants of health and the barriers that keep patients, especially young people of color, out of care.

Published
04 September 2018
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Medscape (requires free registration)
Indonesia: tackling HIV in one of the world’s fastest-growing epidemics

A prospective study that recruited a significant proportion of people newly diagnosed with HIV in four locations in Indonesia and offered them immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART)

Published
04 September 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Zambia: Patients With HIV Will Forgo Short Wait Time, Travel Distance to Access Nice Providers

Patients with HIV indicated a strong preference for “nice” over “rude” providers and a willingness to wait 19 hours more or travel 28 miles farther to see nice rather than rude providers.

Published
03 September 2018
From
American Journal of Managed Care
Patient Navigation Associated With Positive Outcomes in HIV

Patient navigation programs in HIV care are positively associated with HIV care continuum outcomes such as maintenance of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and retention in care, according to a study published in AIDS.

Published
30 August 2018
From
Clinical Advisor
Sometimes Nice Guys Finish First: Preferences for HIV Care in Zambia

As a healthcare patient, what would you sacrifice for a provider with a nice—rather than rude—attitude? For HIV patients in Zambia, the answer may surprise you. According to findings of a study published August 13, 2018, in PLOS Medicine, HIV patients in Zambia were willing to increase wait time and travel distance—and accept significant reduction in medication—in order to access a healthcare provider with a nice attitude.

Published
15 August 2018
From
UCSF News Services
New HIV diagnoses in Chicago hit record low

It appears Chicago is winning the fight against HIV. Chicago saw a 55-percent decrease in people newly diagnosed with the virus in 2016 compared to 2011.

Published
13 August 2018
From
WLS-TV Chicago
HIV treatment services in African countries need to adapt to serve mobile and migrant populations

Health facilities must be responsive to the needs of mobile individuals and of migrants if they are to retain people in care, Bwalya Chiti of Zambart told

Published
26 July 2018
By
Roger Pebody
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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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