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Different community HIV testing and counselling approaches reach different populations in rural Africa

Home- and community-based HIV testing and counselling services can achieve high participation uptake in rural Africa but reach different populations within a community and should be provided, depending on the groups that are being targeted, according to new research published in PLOS Medicine.

Published
17 December 2014
From
Medical News Today
Patients' app diagnoses 'not useful'

More patients are going to their GP and telling them what treatment they need based on information from apps and the internet, a survey has suggested. A third of the UK physicians surveyed said patients would come with suggestions for what prescription they should receive, but fewer than 5% of doctors felt it was helpful.

Published
02 October 2014
From
BBC
On AIDS: Three Lessons From Africa

Analysis of three countries that are doing very well on some aspect of fighting AIDS: Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi.

Published
04 August 2014
From
New York Times
Can we provide point-of-care viral load tests in poor countries?

It is not impossible to provide mobile, point-of-care viral load tests in resource-poor settings, the 2014 Treatment as Prevention workshop in Vancouver heard last week. By using a number

Published
10 April 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Malawi: Shortage of Healthcare Workers Affects Aids Battle

Malawi's health sector is grappling with a serious lack of trained health care staff that could have an impact on its Global Fund-supported programming to enrol a greater number of HIV-positive Malawians on antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Published
23 January 2014
From
AllAfrica
African studies identify strategies for improving treatment adherence, retention in care

Getting people tested for HIV is one thing; getting them onto antiretrovirals (ARVs) another; and retaining them in care for a long period something else entirely. A

Published
07 January 2014
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Decentralisation of care reduces HIV and TB-related deaths, illness in Swaziland and Uganda

New studies from eastern and southern Africa add to  mounting evidence that antiretroviral therapy (ART) has a profound impact on reducing opportunistic infections, and that decentralised and

Published
19 December 2013
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Eric Goosby Returns to UCSF Intent on Applying Lessons Learned as U.S. Global AIDS Ambassador

At UCSF’s Global Health Sciences, Goosby will lead a new center on implementation sciences, a hot, new field in public health and an emerging specialty at UCSF. It examines the practicalities of running public health programs, applying business-world efficiencies to improve them.

Published
26 November 2013
From
University of California San Francisco
Ensuring good-quality HIV care in Europe: where can we improve?

Only 20% of people with HIV in Europe have fully suppressed viral load, compared to an estimated 24% in sub-Saharan Africa, despite much higher rates of HIV

Published
19 October 2013
By
Keith Alcorn
Integration of HIV care into primary care reduces deaths in South African trial

Integrating HIV care into primary care can improve survival of people living with HIV who are in need of antiretroviral therapy (with CD4 counts of 350 cells/mm3

Published
10 September 2013
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
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