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Global Health Diagnostics

AideSmart! app for multiplex, point-of-care screening strategy for HIV and related coinfections in pregnant women

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 16, 2018
Please see this open-access paper: https://sti.bmj.com/content/early/2018/10/15/sextrans-2017-053491 Best Madhu AideSmart! app for multiplex, point-of-care screening strategy for HIV and related...
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application Clinical Diagnostics HIV
Global Health Diagnostics

CHAI is looking for a Strategy & Country Support Manager, to support their HIV and TB diagnostics work in Africa

Madhukar Pai - July 24, 2018
Please see this job announcement: https://social.icims.com/viewjob/pt15324334747910400a Best Madhu CHAI is looking for a Strategy & Country Support Manager, to support their HIV and TB diagnost...
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diagnostics HIV job opportunity tb
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Contextualizing global TB advocacy: Lessons from three experiments in movement building

Madhukar Pai - July 2, 2018
Please see this useful analysis by Vidya Krishnan, a health journalist, on what the TB advocacy movement can learn from HIV and other movements. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/p...
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activism HIV TB advocacy
Global Health Diagnostics

AIDSFree Annual Report Project Year 3

Skyland Woll - June 5, 2018
https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/aidsfree-annual-report-project-year-3?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_campaign=py3ar This annual report presents AIDSFree's programmatic achievemen...
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AIDS Annual Report global health research HIV HIV/AIDS information & communication technologies Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Performance of the Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Madhukar Pai - March 26, 2018
Please see this new paper in JCM (open access): URL: http://jcm.asm.org/content/56/4/e01673-17.full.pdf+html Best Madhu Performance of the Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay: a Systematic Review a...
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genexpert HIV HIV viral load testing Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Performance of the Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Madhukar Pai - March 26, 2018
Please see this new paper in JCM (open access): URL: http://jcm.asm.org/content/56/4/e01673-17.full.pdf+html Best Madhu Performance of the Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay: a Systematic Review a...
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genexpert HIV HIV viral load testing Xpert
Global Health Diagnostics

Studies on HIV diagnostics in special PLOS Medicine issue on HIV/AIDS

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 24, 2017
Hi All Please see these new studies: HIV self-testing among female sex workers in Zambia: A cluster randomized controlled trial. http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal....
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early infant diagnosis of HIV HIV HIV self-test
HIV Treatment & Prevention

AIDSFree just released their November HIV Prevention Update

Skyland Woll - Nov. 8, 2017
https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/prevention-update/editions/November-2017?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=nov17prevup The AIDSFree Prevention Update provides a sample of summ...
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Antiretroviral treatment (ART) research community-based HIV treatment programs HIV Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education PreP Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
Global Health Diagnostics

Dual point-of-care tests for HIV and syphilis

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 5, 2017
Please see this systematic review and meta-analysis of studies evaluating the performance and operational characteristics of dual point-of-care tests for HIV and syphilis. All diagnostic accuracy eval...
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dual testing HIV HIV / syphilis rapid tests syphilis
Global Health Diagnostics

Do digital innovations for HIV and sexually transmitted infections work?

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 4, 2017
Please see this new systematic review in BMJ Open: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/11/e017604 Best Madhu Do digital innovations for HIV and sexually transmitted infections work? Madhukar Pai
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digital health HIV sexually transmitted infections
Global Health Diagnostics

Check Out October's HIV Prevention Update from AIDSFree

Skyland Woll - Oct. 30, 2017
https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/prevention-update/editions/October-2017?utm_source=apha&utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_medium=listserv&utm_campaign=oct17prevup The AIDSFree Preve...
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ARV-based prevention combination prevention female sex workers HIV HIV testing and counseling
Global Health Diagnostics

Assessment of HIV Screening Tests for Use in Preexposure Prophylaxis Programs

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 16, 2017
Please see this new study in JID, which evaluated several rapid HIV tests in the context of acute HIV infection/PrEP. They suggest that screening tests (EIAs or rapid tests) that combine p24 antigen a...
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HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) rapid tests
HIV Treatment & Prevention

HIV

NIRMAL GHIMIRE - July 5, 2017
Can elite controllers develop disease in due course of time? HIV NIRMAL GHIMIRE Junior Bazile
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Announcements ELITE CONTROLLERS HIV
Global Health Diagnostics

Making HIV testing work at the point of care in South Africa: a qualitative study of diagnostic practices

Madhukar Pai - June 18, 2017
Please see this new qualitative study by Nora Engel and colleagues on strategies to make HIV testing work at point of care in South Africa. https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.11...
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access to diagnostics HIV point-of-care
HIV Treatment & Prevention

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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Announcements Clinical Guidelines community viral load diagnosis HIV Mother-to-child Transmission Scaling up & managing at scale treatment as prevention viral load
HIV Treatment & Prevention

New! Interactive HIV Testing & Treatment Country Policy Database

Lauren Alexanderson - Feb. 9, 2016
The AIDSFree Guidance Database brings together national HIV testing and treatment guidance from many priority countries around the world. Use this interactive database to prepare guideline revisions f...
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Adherence and Retention Antiretroviral treatment (ART) research Clinical Guidelines country context global health policy HIV hiv testing HIV testing and counseling HIV treatment Home-based HIV Testing and Counseling mobile testing Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct PreP treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

TB & HIV Program Delivery: GHDonline Member Interview

Marie Teichman - Sept. 1, 2015
GHDonline member Alanna Shaikh has been a strong force in the international development field for over a decade. Her blog Blood and Milk, portrays her personal thoughts behind the importance of creati...
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community global health care delivery HIV interview program delivery Scaling up & managing at scale tb
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Lottery Ticket Approach Leads to Drastic Reduction in HIV Prevalence

Ravi Agarwal - May 13, 2015
Fascinating article: http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/05/12/lottery-ticket-approach-leads-to-drastic-reduction-in-hiv-prevalence/ “Researchers funded by the World Bank arrived at a wildly unorthodox a...
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global health innovation healthcare innovation HIV implementation Innovation Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Payment Innovations Publications and Announcements
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th at 10AM ET

Brooke Chateauneuf - Oct. 27, 2014
Dear Colleagues, Daktari Diagnostics, along with our partners at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, would like to invite you to participate in our tweet chat, taking place next Thursday,...
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Announcements ebola HIV point-of-care tuberculosis
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th

Brooke Chateauneuf - Oct. 27, 2014
Dear Colleagues, Daktari Diagnostics, along with our partners at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, would like to invite you to participate in our tweet chat, taking place next Thursday,...
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ebola events global health HIV Influenza point-of-care social media tuberculosis