HIV self-testing: A cost-saving approach?

Posted on October 2, 2015 at 9:22 am

Assessment of the potential impact and cost-effectiveness of self-testing for HIV in low-income countries. Cambiano V, Ford D, Mabugu T, Napierala Mavedzenge S, Miners A, Mugurungi O, Nakagawa F, Revill ...

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UN set to change the world with new development goals – The Lancet

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 6:06 am

This report from the Lancet gives a good summary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including arguments pro and con. The report also provides clarity on how the Health sector can engage ...

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Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programs with Men Who Have Sex With Men: Practical Guidance for Collaborative Interventions (MSMIT)

Posted on September 20, 2015 at 9:56 am

This document is a tool containing practical advice on implementing HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) programmes with men who have sex with men. It is based on recommendations contained ...

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Promoting Female Condom Use Among Female University Students in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Results of a Randomized Behavioral Trial

Posted on September 8, 2015 at 8:43 am

This study compared the efficacy of two approaches for promoting the use of female condoms. Female students at a South African university were randomized to either a single group session ...

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Defeating AIDS— Advancing Global Health

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:19 am

The United Nations Joint Commission on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)–Lancet Commission is a multi-stakeholder entity established in May 2013 to investigate how the AIDS response could evolve in a new era of ...

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Monitoring of HIV treatment in seven countries in the WHO Region of the Americas

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:15 am

Objective To determine the prevalence of adequate monitoring and the costs of measuring CD4+ T-lymphocytes (CD4+ cell) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viral load in people receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) ...

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Indicators for a Transformative, High-Impact & People-Centred 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Leading Options for Global, Thematic, Regional and/or National Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 6:33 am

Developed by High-Level Task Force for the ICPD. The indicators proposed in this document represent transformative and strategic options for Member States – both policy decision-makers and statisticians – to consider ...

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) – Briefing Paper

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 6:40 am

This briefing paper provides an overview of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for people planning, commissioning or providing HIV prevention activities. Author: Roger Pebody

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A comparative analysis of national HIV policies in six African countries with generalized epidemics

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 6:27 am

Objective To compare national human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) policies influencing access to HIV testing and treatment services in six sub-Saharan African countries. Methods We reviewed HIV policies as part of ...

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UNAIDS, Lancet: Take accelerated action on HIV treatment access, research and development, and address epidemic drivers, or risk rebound

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 7:19 am

An international commission of scientists and others involved in and affected by responses to the global HIV pandemic released findings from a two-year examination of what isn’t happening, but must, ...

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