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How do we treat the world? Experts discuss moving to universal HIV treatment

What practical steps does the global healthcare community need to take in order to expand HIV treatment so that it can reach everyone who is diagnosed? And

Published
21 October 2015
By
Gus Cairns
At least 25,000 people in the US may now be using PrEP

As many as 30,000 people in the US may now be taking pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV, the fourth IAPAC Controlling the HIV Epidemic with Antiretrovirals summit

Published
14 October 2015
By
Gus Cairns
Simplified HIV Test and same-day treat program associated with better coverage and much lower mortality in China

A 'Test and Treat' protocol for HIV/AIDS diagnosis and treatment, implemented in two Guangxi, China counties in 2012, was associated with increased engagement in HIV/AIDS care and a 62 percent reduction in mortality among participants, according to a new study. This before-and-after analysis suggests that broader implementation of the program may inexpensively improve outcomes for HIV-positive individuals in China.

Published
08 October 2015
From
Science Daily
Nearly Half of Canadians Living with HIV Start Treatment Late

HIV testing in parts of Canada remains based on “perceived risk” and could be keeping people living with the disease from discovering their status. A new study, based on the largest Canadian database of people living with HIV, finds nearly half of those surveyed started antiretroviral treatment (ART) when they had already reached an AIDS-defining illness or a weakened immune system.

Published
06 October 2015
From
British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Thai testing campaign suggests how local cultures can influence testing behaviour

A campaign to encourage Thai gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) to test at least once a year for HIV has

Published
17 September 2015
By
Gus Cairns
DIY HIV tests go on sale in France

Do-it-yourself HIV tests went on sale in France for the first time on Tuesday as part of the government's plan to reduce the incidence of HIV in the country. French company AAZ's Autotest VIH kits will be available in pharmacies for 25 euros.

Published
16 September 2015
From
RFI
Spanish pharmacy HIV testing programme detects many new infections

A programme in which cheap, 30-minute HIV tests were offered in local pharmacy shops in three Spanish regions, diagnosed over 200 new infections, amounting to 10.6% of

Published
16 September 2015
By
Gus Cairns
Simplified HIV Test and Treat program associated with better coverage and lower mortality

A "Test and Treat" protocol for HIV/AIDS diagnosis and treatment, implemented in two Guangxi, China counties in 2012, was associated with increased engagement in HIV/AIDS care and a 62% reduction in mortality among participants, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine.

Published
09 September 2015
From
EurekAlert
STI clinic attendees have high HIV diagnosis rates in Netherlands, but many missed opportunities in primary care

Two studies from the Netherlands show that while the proportion of people with HIV who are diagnosed has improved in recent years, the Netherlands lags behind

Published
02 September 2015
By
Gus Cairns
Russian Lawmakers Advocate Mandatory HIV Testing Plan For Couples Seeking To Marry

The healthcare committee of Russia’s legislative body Duma Wednesday supported a suggestion that would require mandatory HIV testing for all couples seeking to get married.

Published
14 August 2015
From
International Business Times

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