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Seeking Malaria/Communicable diseases intervention program opportunities

Dr. Osita Okonkwo - April 2, 2016
Hi, I am a public health physician and experienced program manager with 10+ experience in public health programming in resource poor setting. I have competencies in program development, advocacy, stra...
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communicable disease developing countries Developing targeted interventions Diagnostics & Treatment funding malaria Operations & Logistics policy prevention program managers technical capacity Vector Control Volunteer & Work Opportunities
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Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Amy Scheffler - Feb. 13, 2013
Hi everyone, A former professor of mine, Dr. Richard Wamai, is doing some work on HIV/AIDS with colleagues at Brown University and the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) that may ...
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Adherence africa behavior change Developing targeted interventions economic incentives HIV treatment Mexico optimizing response
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Optimizing the Response of HIV/​AIDS Prevention in Africa (ORPHEA) + Recent articles

Amy Scheffler - Feb. 13, 2013
Hi everyone, A former professor of mine, Dr. Richard Wamai, is doing some work on HIV/AIDS with colleagues at Brown University and the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) that may ...
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Adherence africa behavior change Developing targeted interventions economic incentives HIV treatment Mexico optimizing response
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Call for Papers: Social Networks, Health, and Mental Health (Social Science & Medicine)

Alexander Tsai - Jan. 31, 2013
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 wil...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions HIV HIV prevention Sexual transmission
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Point of care testing for syphilis in resource-limited areas?

Can anyone relate their experience (s) about point of care testing as a screening measure for syphilis in the context of HIV prevention in resource-poor settings in developing countries? Point of care...
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Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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Listen while you work... Podcast: Reaching Transgender and MSM Populations through Social Media

Daniel C - Nov. 1, 2012
This podcast, featuring Nada Chaiyajit--a well-known transgender activist from Chiang-Mai, Thailand--explores how the TLBz Sexperts program is using the internet to reach most-at-risk populations, inc...
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Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Media Most-at-risk populations social media Thailand transgender
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Global recycling of medical research equipment - survey questionnaire. Come and share your views!..

Afif Latiff - Oct. 1, 2012
Calling all medical health professionals, academics, NGOs, medical alliances and governmental health ambassadors to participate in our online questionnaire to enhance the prospect of our research. The...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Injection drug use Integration and linkages to care Media Monitoring & Evaluation Mother to child transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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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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Gathering the data and political will for difficult strategic planning decisions

Daniel C - Sept. 11, 2012
=============== The following question arises in this case study on Rwanda’s strategic planning [ http://bit.ly/QhutTI ]: “What is the right balance in reaching underserved populations while ma...
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Developing targeted interventions mixed epidemics Most-at-risk populations Rwanda
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Measuring Impact of HIV prevention interventions : Is there need to change prevalence for incidence for a more accurate evaluation of program performance?

Moses Modi - Aug. 20, 2012
Most organizations heavily involved in HIV/AIDS interventions have over the years used a distinct monitoring and evaluation framework as a management tool for measuring performance of prevention progr...
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Developing targeted interventions Monitoring & Evaluation Sexual transmission
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Survey questionnaires on global medical research equipment donation program. Join in and share your view!

Afif Latiff - July 8, 2012
Calling all medical health professionals, academics, NGOs, medical alliances and governmental health ambassadors to participate in our online questionnaire to enhance the prospect of our research. The...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Integration and linkages to care Media Monitoring & Evaluation Mother to child transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, the World’s Most Outdated HIV Guidelines, and What To Do About Them - Journal Watch

Sophie Beauvais - June 12, 2012
Every time I cover HIV prevention in a lecture, it’s always kind of embarrassing to cite the “official” post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) guidelines, which are here (non-occupational: http://www.cdc.gov...
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Developing targeted interventions Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
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Preexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV in Men Who Have Sex with Men: At What Cost? - Journal Watch

Sophie Beauvais - June 12, 2012
Costs seem acceptable if prophylaxis is targeted to high-risk men. Of the 50,000 new cases of HIV infection annually in the U.S., more than half occur in men who have sex with men (MSM). In a study...
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Developing targeted interventions
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How to improve girls' lives and reduce their HIV risk?

Daniel C - April 3, 2012
In this editorial, Judith Bruce, Miriam Temin, and Kelly Hallman lay out a step-wise engagement process for improving girls’ lives and reducing their HIV risk. What are your thoughts? Link to th...
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Addressing structural risk Developing targeted interventions girls HIV risk
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Nursing programs in HIV prevention threatened

Lauren Cue - March 16, 2012
Due to fiscal and other constraints, the advanced-practice nursing MSN program at UCSF may be eliminated, a great bane to current students hoping to work as NPs in HIV care, public health, midwifery, ...
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advanced practice nursing Community engagement Developing targeted interventions education global health HIV prevention education Injection drug use master's education Monitoring & Evaluation nursing education public health global health nursing ucsf
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Registration Open: Geneva Seminar on Working for the U.N. in Health (20-23 May 2012)

inon schenker - March 10, 2012
Sharing news on interesting events and courses: The 2012 Geneva Seminar on Working for the United Nations in Health is an opportunity to learn more on how to engage with the United Nations as Interns,...
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Community engagement Developing targeted interventions Media
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HIV/AIDS: Where does Nepal stand among the South Asian Countries?

Amrit Banstola - Jan. 25, 2012
To know please read the December issue of Public Health Perspective (PHP) Online Newsletter by clicking http://bit.ly/wFgi2P HIV/AIDS: Where does Nepal stand among the South Asian Countries? Amrit Ban...
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions HIV/AIDS Nepal Integration and linkages to care Media
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A Nurse-Led STI Management Model for High Risk Groups

Sema Sgaier - Dec. 25, 2011
A Nurse-Led STI Management Model for High Risk Groups Sgaier Sema Nurse-led STI Management in Manipur and Nagaland | 1 Project ORCHID Treated with Care: Nurse-...
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Developing targeted interventions STI management
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Oral Tenofovir Dropped from HIV PrEP Trial - Journal Watch

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 17, 2011
Oral Tenofovir Dropped from HIV PrEP Trial - Journal Watch Beauvais Sophie
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Developing targeted interventions pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
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Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Children Living with HIV in Africa Technical Brief

John Nicholson - Aug. 15, 2011
Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Children Living with HIV in Africa Technical Brief Nicholson John
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Addressing structural risk children Community engagement Developing targeted interventions orphans psychosocial support