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Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Omar Galarraga replied

Dear Rivet, Yes, the plan is to present cost-effectiveness or possibly cost-savings data once we have preliminary evidence of effectiveness for our current randomized controlled pilot. I agree that these evidence will be important for policy development. Thank you for your comment. Omar. read more

Updated: 19 Feb, 2013
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Dr. N. Kumarasamy "Impact of first line ART resistance" HOPE Conference

by Kelsey H.

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference N. Kumarasamy, MD Chief Medical Officer, YRGCARE Medical Centre Principal Investigator, Chennai ACTG Clinical Research Site "Impact of first line ART resistance in resource limited settings: implications for future treatment options" In ... read more

Updated: 09 Feb, 2013
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? chorea in HIV

Aaron Berkowitz replied

Dear Erin, If possible, could you please let us know a bit more about her history and examination to help us think through the case with you? Was the onset of her chorea sudden or did it develop gradually and worsen? Did she or does she have headache? Is it ... read more

Updated: 08 Feb, 2013
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Call for Papers: Social Networks, Health, and Mental Health (Social Science & Medicine)

by Alexander Tsai

Hi GHDonline community: Social Science & Medicine has just released a Call for Papers for a special issue on social networks, health and mental health. We recognize that many of the submissions will have disease-specific foci, including HIV -- such as social network interventions for ART adherence or social network ... read more

Updated: 31 Jan, 2013
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HIV and Bone Disease---HOPE Conference featuring Dr. Igho Ofotokun 1/22 7-8 AM US EST

by Kelsey H.

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Present A HOPE Physicians Conference Igho Ofotokun, MD Emory School of Medicine, Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Grady Infectious Diseases Program "HIV and Bone Disease" In Person Location Tuesday, January 22nd 2013 7:00 AM-8:00 AM US ... read more

Updated: 15 Jan, 2013
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended universal HIV testing in the US for Americans ages 15 to 65

Pamela Marks replied

I know in PEPFAR supported countries, testing of pregnant women is generally done but not too sure about what is done in practice in the US. I'm glad that these guidlines have finally been issued. In some FQHCs in the US, oral tests are offered as part of the vital ... read more

Updated: 14 Jan, 2013
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Point of care testing for syphilis in resource-limited areas?

Jonathan Gallo replied

Nicaragua still does not have a well derfinido flowchart for HIV diagnosis, nontreponemal tests are used as vdr but muestriar mobile populations requires a point of care of dualplataforma treponimicas and nontreponemal Lic.Jonathan Gallo Manzanarez Departamento de Virología CNDR MINSA read more

Updated: 12 Jan, 2013
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Dr. Lori Chibnik---HOPE Conference January 8th 2013 @ 7-8 AM US EST

by Kelsey H.

Dear Colleagues, The next HOPE Conference will be on January 8th, 2013 from 7-8 AM US EST and 14h00-15h00 in KZN, South Africa. Lori B. Chibnik, PhD, MPH, Instructor / Biostatistician, Program in NeuroPsychiatric Genomics at the Department of Neurology, Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, ... read more

Updated: 20 Dec, 2012
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Introductions

LIZZY N IGBINE replied

Dear All, My desicion to join the Prevention team is based on my belief that much still needs to be done by preventing the occurance of hiv expecially transfer from mother to child.PMTCT) LIZZY IGBINE NIWAAFA read more

Updated: 08 Dec, 2012
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5TH ANNUAL HIV-IN-CONTEXT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM: Urbanisation, Inequality and HIV

by Centre for Research inHIV/AIDS UWC

5TH ANNUAL HIV-IN-CONTEXT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM Urbanisation, Inequality and HIV Cape Town, 13 – 15 March 2013 HIV reveals and is produced by social inequalities. It remains highly unevenly distributed across South Africa and across communities,and is increasingly concentrated in urban centres. HIV can galvanize creative societal responses: through both conflict ... read more

Updated: 07 Dec, 2012
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