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Ushering in the Next Decade of the Fellows Program: Apply now to become a 2020 Fellow

August 8, 2019 Dear Advocate, AVAC is pleased to announce its call for applications for the 2020 Advocacy Fellows—leading us into the next decade of the program! DOWNLOAD APPLICATION MATERIAL...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Evaluation Mother-to-child Transmission PreP Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Mid Career Enhancement Opportunities for Working professionals

Bhupesh Advani - June 6, 2019
Jodhpur School of Public Health (JSPH) has been an established name in the field of Public Health Education since 2008. We provide academic services to various institutions and are currently proud kno...
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Adherence and Retention Announcements Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Evaluation Mother-to-child Transmission MPH Patient Education PreP Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Call for 2019 AVAC Advocacy Fellows

Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba - July 18, 2018
Please share widely with your colleagues and networks. July 18, 2018 Dear Advocate, AVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for its Advocacy Fellows program (www.avac.org/fellow...
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Adherence and Retention Monitoring & Evaluation PreP Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Achieving Viral Suppression in 90% of People Living With HIV on ART in LMICs: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities

Dear Colleagues Although significant progress has been made, the latest data from low- and middle-income countries show substantial gaps in reaching the third “90%” (viral suppression) of the UNAIDS ...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Add Qualitative Methods to your HIV research at the McGill Summer Institute!

Hello everyone, There is growing interest in the HIV world to integrate qualitative methods into traditional operational and biomedical research to better understand how and why some interventions ...
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Adherence and Retention Announcements community based participatory research global health research qualitative analysis qualitative methods qualitative studies Scaling up & managing at scale
HIV Treatment & Prevention

December 2017 AIDSFree Prevention Update

Skyland Woll - Dec. 6, 2017
Link: https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/prevention-update/editions/December-2017?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=dec17prevup The AIDSFree Prevention Update provides a sample o...
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Adherence and Retention combination prevention Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education predictors Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention VMMC
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Single-pill HIV regimen scores in new patients

Junior Bazile - Nov. 9, 2017
There is a single pill combination of darunavir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide. The AMBER trial shows that this combination poses fewer risk for renal and bone mineral density t...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Patient Education treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Which Cancers Secondary to Kaposi Sarcoma Are Emerging in the HAART Era?

Junior Bazile - Sept. 5, 2017
HI all, I found this article on Medscape today and thought that it is worth sharing with you. Some researchers looked into which cancers ,secondary to Kaposi Sarcoma (KS), are common in the Highly A...
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Adherence and Retention Patient Education Scaling up & managing at scale treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

AVAC Announces the Call for 2018 Advocacy Fellows

AVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for 2018 Advocacy Fellows (www.avac.org/fellows-application-materials). Consider applying to be an Advocacy Fellow and join the 56 Fellows and al...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines PreP Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Coagulation imbalance and neurocognitive functioning in HIV patients

Junior Bazile - May 28, 2017
Hi all, There is a recently published research study who aim was to compare plasma biomarkers of coagulation between HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals and to look into the impact of disturb...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Evaluation Patient Education Targeted Interventions
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Direct-Acting Antivirals in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-Infected and HCV/HIV-Coinfected Patients

Junior Bazile - May 26, 2017
Hi all, Here's the abstract of a research paper recently published on the effect of direct-acting antivirals in HCV and HCV/HIV coinfected patients. For access to the full text please click on thi...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Evaluation Patient Education treatment as prevention
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

The Late-Presenting HIV-Infected Patient 30 Years After the Introduction of HIV Testing

Junior Bazile - Feb. 26, 2017
Here is the abstract of a research paper looking into the potential characteristics of HIV infected late presenters. I find it interesting that many indicator conditions are still being missed by phys...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

HIV infection and aging.

Junior Bazile - Jan. 20, 2017
Hi all, HIV has been around for many decades now, ARVs have also been around for some times and many patients who have been put on them early one are still alive and living a normal life. I wanted...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Scaling up & managing at scale treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Darunavir as monotherapy Vs Darunavir in triple therapy

Junior Bazile - Jan. 12, 2017
Hi all, Please read the abstract of the PROTEA study below. If you are interested in the full text you can find it in this link: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/873540?src=wnl_edit_tpal&uac=140...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

More Than 18 Million on HIV Treatment, a Million More Than 2015 - UNAIDS

Junior Bazile - Nov. 24, 2016
Hi all, As we approach December 1st this year for the celebration of the World AIDS Day, we need to bear in mind that more than 18 million people now have access to life-saving AIDS treatment, 1.2 mi...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Patient Education Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

eCAP for medication adherence monitoring

Nneka Emenyonu - Nov. 21, 2016
Hello, Does anyone have experience with the eCAP for medication adherence monitoring? Please share. http://www.informationmediary.com/ecap Thanks, Nneka eCAP for medication adherence monitor...
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Adherence and Retention medication adherence monitoring
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Statin Drugs Decrease Progression to Cirrhosis in HIV/Hepatitis C Virus Coinfected Individuals

Junior Bazile - Nov. 16, 2016
HIV and hepatitis C virus co-infection can significantly increase the risk of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. A recent study have found out that statin can help decrease the risk of developm...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Comparative Risk of Failure of ABC/3TC or TDF/FTC Based First-Line Regimens in Patients With a High Viral Load

Junior Bazile - Oct. 5, 2016
Hi all, A group of investigators in France recently compared the efficacy, in current clinical practice, of first regimens containing abacavir with lamivudine (ABC/3TC) or tenofovir with emtricitabin...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

HIV drug resistance in adults failing early ART.

Junior Bazile - July 27, 2016
Hi all, I would like us to discuss another important topic this week. It is the HIV drug resistance. We all know that early initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART) has significant capability to...
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Adherence and Retention Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Evaluation treatment as prevention