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HIV Treatment & Prevention

Quality Improvement

Lauren Alexanderson - May 22, 2017
How are members of this group using quality improvement to improve survival and quality of life for people on ART? I'm excited to share an example of some work my project was doing in Zimbabwe. Th...
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Adherence and Retention ART art adherence quality improvement quality measurement
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Promising HIV-preventive Practices for Sero-Discordant Couples

Willemijn de Bruin - May 7, 2014
To all whom it might concern, The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is conducting a study on HIV-preventive practices for sero-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa. Information gathered by means o...
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ART HIV/AIDS HIV prevention pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) sero-discordant couples sub-saharan africa
HIV Treatment & Prevention

HIV Prevention India Case Studies

John Nicholson - April 9, 2013
Two new India Case Studies are now available on the AIDSTAR-One website. 1) Community-Based Initiatives for HIV Program Management among Most-at-Risk Populations (http://j.mp/10JL3AH) Both NGO an...
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Adherence and Retention ART hiv testing HIV testing and counseling India MSM
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Are there any evidence based studies that look at the impact of integration of services

Pamela Marks - Oct. 1, 2012
Integration and linkages of services have become a hot button topic, especially as it pertains to ART, PMTCT and family planning services. Can anyone point me in the direction of evidence based stud...
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ART costing Developing targeted interventions family planning Integration and linkages to care Mother to child transmission
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Risk factors for virological failure among ART 2nd line recipients

Ziad Khatib - July 4, 2012
Very interesting and useful study conducted by Johnston et.al. in South Africa. They compared the VL outcomes in HIV clinics of both of workplace and community http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3A...
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Adherence ART Community Health Workers HIV predictors South Africa
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

HIV Treatment Integrated into General Health Care Delivers 'Equal or Better' Results in MSF Programmes

Rebecca Roby - March 26, 2012
Outcomes for people taking antiretroviral treatment in Médecins sans Frontières’ (MSF) integrated general healthcare programmes were as good or better than those in vertical HIV programmes, researcher...
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ART global health HIV integrated care Integration and linkages to care MSF Research
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Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: The Case of Northern Uganda

Daniel C - Dec. 7, 2011
Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: The Case of Northern Uganda C Daniel
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ART emergencies Planning post-conflict settings Uganda
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Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: Post-Election Violence in Kenya

Daniel C - Dec. 7, 2011
Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: Post-Election Violence in Kenya C Daniel
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ART emergencies Kenya Planning post-conflict settings
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

HIV: Approach to the Treatment-Naïve Patient

Sarah Arnquist - Feb. 2, 2011
HIV: Approach to the Treatment-Naïve Patient Arnquist Sarah HIV: Initial Evaluation HIV: Approach to the Treatment-Naïve Patient Paul E. Sax, M.D. Clinical Dir...
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ART Clinical Guidelines Community Health Workers Conferences & Meetings HIV HIV/AIDS care Monitoring & Measurement
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HOPE Conference 25th Jan: When To Start ART and What to Start

Rishabh Phukan - Jan. 21, 2011
Dear Colleagues, The next HOPE Conference will be on Tuesday, January 25th from 14h00-15h00 in KZN, South Africa and Rwanda/3pm-4pm in Dar es Salaam/ 5:30pm-6:30pm in Chennai/12-1 PM in the UK/ 8-9...
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ART Clinical Guidelines Community Health Workers Conferences & Meetings HIV HIV/AIDS care Monitoring & Measurement
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Linkage to HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy in Cape Town, South Africa

Yue Guan - Nov. 18, 2010
Linkage to HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy in Cape Town, South Africa Guan Yue pone.0013801 1..6 Linkage to HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy in Cape Town, South ...
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ART linkage to care Publications & Research South Africa
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial

Richard Lester - Nov. 15, 2010
Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial Lester Richard
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Adherence africa antiretroviral ART cell phones Cost HIV Kenya mhealth mobile phones outcomes randomized controlled trial RCT resource-limited setting retention SMS text messages
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Fundamentals of Antiretroviral Therapy

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 2, 2010
Fundamentals of Antiretroviral Therapy Beauvais Sophie Science and TreaTmenT of HiV infecTion 73 The use of antiretroviral therapy (art) in developed countries has ...
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antiretroviral therapy ART ART initiation Clinical Guidelines From the Ground Up Vol2 Publications & Research
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Le Traitement Antirétroviral des Persones Vivant avec Vih

Quelle stratégie pouvons utiliser pour arriver à couvrir le traitement antirétroviral des les personnes affectées par le vih Sida en République Démocratique du Congo ,car il ya que trop peu qui son...
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ART ARV Clinical Guidelines national coverage national policies
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Task-shifting the decision to initiate ART

Amy Madore - Sept. 17, 2009
An article titled "Agreement between physicians and non-physician clinicians in starting antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda" was published last month in Human Resources for Health: http://www.huma...
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ART Clinical Guidelines & Protocols HIV initiation task-shifting Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Working Paper on HIV/AIDS Care in resource poor settings: Optimizing delivery for adherence

Joseph Rhatigan, M.D. - April 14, 2009
Dear members, Here are some excerpts that you might find interesting.from a paper that Joia Mukherjee and I worked on. We would love to hear some feedback from the community on this. The full pa...
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ART Publications & Research
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Barriers to ART delivery during complex emergencies

Mona Haidar, MD, MPH - March 6, 2009
Around 1.8 million people living with HIV were estimated to be living in conflict or natural/human made disaster areas in 2006 which constitutes around 5.4% of the global epidemic. Also, 7 of 15 count...
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ART Clinical Guidelines emergencies
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HIV Treatment in a Conflict Setting:Outcomes and Experiences from Bukavu,Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mona Haidar, MD, MPH - March 6, 2009
HIV Treatment in a Conflict Setting:Outcomes and Experiences from Bukavu,Democratic Republic of the Congo Haidar, MD, MPH Mona
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ART conflict DRC Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research
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Guidance for Nurse Prescription and Management of Antiretroviral Therapy

Sophie Beauvais - March 2, 2009
Guidance for Nurse Prescription and Management of Antiretroviral Therapy Beauvais Sophie
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ART Clinical Guidelines programmatic management
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Rapid Scale-Up of HIV Care and Treatment Services in Zambia: A Challenge to ART Adherence and Retention in Care

Becky Peters - Feb. 9, 2009
Rapid Scale-Up of HIV Care and Treatment Services in Zambia: A Challenge to ART Adherence and Retention in Care Peters Becky
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ART inadherence lost-to-follow-up LTFU Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research Scale-up Supply Chain Zambia