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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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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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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
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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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Antiretroviral treatment (ART) research community-based HIV treatment programs HIV Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education PreP Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
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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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Clinical Guidelines Patient Education PreP Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention
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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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
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What examples can you share - Peer to Peer Support Groups

Thomas Bauer - March 28, 2017
A few years ago I lost over 190 pounds..... As part of this journey I belonged to a virtual group of over 1000 people who had had a gastric sleeve procedure. I was surprised when I asked the community...
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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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Patient Education for Pain Management

Thomas Bauer - Feb. 17, 2017
Educating patients about pain management and their options can be a difficult conversation. This has resulted in the potential for significant patient and health care provider dissatisfaction. ...
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Can my patient understand the education I have provided ?

Thomas Bauer - Jan. 17, 2017
As healthcare professionals we have learned a new language ( medical terminology) and have become proficient in its use. During my work in creating easy for patients to understand materials I have fo...
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Assessing a Patient Preferred Learning style and Motivation to Learn

Thomas Bauer - Jan. 10, 2017
To place my comments into perspective the Department of Health and Human Services study revealed 9 out of 10 American do not receive health information in a way they can use or understand. I believe...
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