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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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Final reminder: Call for applications for 2019 AVAC Advocacy Fellowships

Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba - Aug. 24, 2018
DEADLINE is September 7 AVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for its Advocacy Fellows program (www.avac.org/fellows-application-materials), now in its tenth year! Consider apply...
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Clinical Guidelines Mother-to-child Transmission PreP Scaling up & managing at scale 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

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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HIV Treatment & Prevention

Just released PEPFAR’s Best Practices for VMMC Site Operations, A Service Guide for Site Operations

Skyland Woll - Nov. 1, 2017
This document provides implementing partners supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with a collection of the best resources available for sites providing voluntary m...
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Clinical Guidelines Targeted Interventions
HIV Treatment & Prevention

The effects of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on the progression of HIV-1 seroconversion

Junior Bazile - Oct. 31, 2017
Hi all, I found this article on Medscape this morning and realize that the findings are quite important to share. The investigators conclude that "ongoing PrEP use in seroconverters may delay detect...
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HIV Treatment & Prevention

managing a PMTCT infected 7 year old child with mutlidrug resistant HIV

Tamirirashe Mahwire - Oct. 26, 2017
KIndly assist me with managing a 7 year old child who had PCR positive at birth and was started ABC/3tC / Alluvia until 2016. He was never virally suppressed on this regimen. We switched him to AZT/3...
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HIV Treatment & Prevention

Contraceptive use among women at high risk for HIV infection

Junior Bazile - Oct. 24, 2017
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently evaluated the evidence and the updated WHO guidance on the risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition among women using hormon...
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Clinical Guidelines Patient Education Scaling up & managing at scale
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Use of monoclonal antibodies to prevent sexual transmission of HIV

Junior Bazile - Aug. 6, 2017
Hi all, Scientist are in the process of using passive immunization, the transfer of antibodies to a non-immune individual, to provide immunological protection to HIV. What do you think of this approa...
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Announcements Clinical Guidelines 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

Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Risk in Men With HIV

Junior Bazile - May 23, 2017
Hi all, According to new research, heavy marijuana use is associated with an increased risk of midlife cardiovascular disease in men with HIV, independently of tobacco smoking. “The findings sugge...
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Clinical Guidelines Patient Education Targeted Interventions
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-infected infant

Elham Elhshik - May 9, 2017
Should we continue Co-trimoxazile prophylaxis for an 8 wks-old HIV-infected infant despite a normal CD4 level? As his weight is only 3.7 Kg while his VL is 9 million copies/ml and still not gaining mu...
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Clinical Guidelines Monitoring & Evaluation Mother-to-child Transmission Targeted Interventions
HIV Treatment & Prevention

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saurav hamal - May 6, 2017
Despite great improvement in pathogenesis of HIV , why we are not able to treat it.What are the research goin on and any updates? HIV treatment' saurav hamal
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Viral Load & Early Infant Diagnosis Resources

Lauren Alexanderson - April 13, 2017
Members of this group may be interested in resources from AIDSFree's Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis Database. For example, on March 22, we held a webinar with Dianna Edgil and Jason Williams of...
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Kaposi sarcoma of the oral cavity.

Junior Bazile - April 1, 2017
Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a serious cancer that can affect different parts of the human body and it is found mainly in patients with immuno-deficiency particularly HIV positive patients. It is mostly fou...
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Clinical Guidelines Patient Education Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Lack of HIV Testing for Children in West and Central Africa Means Many Will Die - Experts

Junior Bazile - March 23, 2017
I was reading this heartbreaking article this morning and realized how long is still the road ahead of us when it come to controlling and eliminating HIV/AIDS. In Central and West Africa, thousand of...
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Clinical Guidelines Mother-to-child Transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Ischemic stroke in HIV infection patients.

Junior Bazile - March 19, 2017
Cerebra-vascular lesions (particularly vasculitis) are common in many types of patients. HIV infected patients are not exempt from such lesions. In this study whose abstract can be found below, the re...
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Clinical Guidelines Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention