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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
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Stats Congo is hiring!

nohemie mawaka - June 17, 2019
Hi, www.statscongo.com is a social enterprise that aims to centralize impactful data to create technology tools and inform interventions to reduce death and disease rates among women and children in...
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Monitoring & Evaluation Mother-to-child Transmission Scaling up & managing at scale Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
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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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HIV Treatment & Prevention

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
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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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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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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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Maternal and mother mortality in a population in South Africa with high HIV prevalence

Junior Bazile - June 4, 2017
Hi all, Below is the abstract of an interesting paper looking into the space-time patterns and risk factors of maternal mortality in a rural South African population. In this population the overall ...
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Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education Scaling up & managing at scale
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
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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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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

The earlier you start ART the better the virologic control in HIV-infected infants.

Junior Bazile - March 6, 2017
There are some evidence coming from a randomized clinical trial in South Africa and other observational studies that indicate early initiation of ART in life reduces morbidity and mortality in HIV-inf...
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Clinical Guidelines Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Prenatal Combination ART Lowers HIV Risk, Ups Adverse Event Risk

Junior Bazile - Nov. 11, 2016
According to a recent study, combination antiretroviral therapy administered during pregnancy decreases HIV transmission to the neonate over zidovudine alone but increases the risk for maternal and ne...
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Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Potential HIV immunology or microbiology research topics

Ranjan Perera - July 3, 2016
Dear HIV experts, what are the most demanded research areas of HIV immunology and microbiology? Is the role of dimeric IgA in prevention of HIV studied thoroughly? Potential HIV immunology or microbi...
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Implementation Science Approaches to Reduce Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

Blythe Beecroft - June 30, 2016
A team of scientists and program managers, led by the National Institutes of Health, has been studying a variety of implementation science approaches to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) an...
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Mother to child transmission and adherence

Mwanaisha Seugendo - June 19, 2016
Thanks for this important and yet challenging issue as of my area.Pregnant Mothers here are tested all through but we still have mothers who escape health environment for religious or traditional beli...
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Adherence and Retention Mother-to-child Transmission
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New research: mortality risk in HIV-exposed but uninfected children

Grace Fletcher - April 20, 2016
Hi everyone, for those of you I haven't met yet, I am the Editor of the Global Health Hub (www.globalhealthhub.org), a website that connects global health practitioners to the information and research...
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children exposure Mother-to-child Transmission
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AIDSFree Prevention Update gets a makeover!

Lauren Alexanderson - March 17, 2016
The AIDSFree Prevention Update is a monthly email update that gives you a snapshot of the latest research in HIV prevention. Our technical experts read scientific peer-reviewed journals, reports, tool...
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Doctors and Nurses to train primary health provider in Jamaica

Lorna Owens - Feb. 9, 2016
Footprints Foundation is looking for qualified doctors and nurses to train on HIV and the pregnant mother in the beautiful island of Jamaica. Length of training 5 days. Next training dates for doctors...
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Clinical Guidelines Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education PreP Scaling up & managing at scale treatment as prevention