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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Documentary: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - July 27, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ypId_HhDec&feature=youtu.be Please watch and share, Thanks Madhu Documentary: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against Multi-D...
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[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Surgical volunteer in Johannesburg

Ross Blagg - May 20, 2017
Hello, My name is Ross Blagg. I'm a plastic surgeon. I'll be in Johannesburg in July for a few days and am just reaching out to see if there are any volunteer surgical/wound care initiatives going on ...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

New research: TB in South Africa

Grace Fletcher - June 1, 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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Social Determinants of Health South Africa urban
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Risk factors for virological failure among ART 2nd line recipients

Ziad Khatib - July 4, 2012
Very interesting and useful study conducted by Johnston et.al. in South Africa. They compared the VL outcomes in HIV clinics of both of workplace and community http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3A...
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Adherence ART Community Health Workers HIV predictors South Africa
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Allowing Men to Care: Fatherhood Project in South Africa - Africa Gender Compendium Case Study

Daniel C - Dec. 29, 2011
Allowing Men to Care: Fatherhood Project in South Africa - Africa Gender Compendium Case Study C Daniel
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fatherhood gender men South Africa
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Spotlight on Prevention Reducing HIV Infection in Young Women in Southern Africa: The Key to Altering Epidemic Trajectories in a Generalized, Hyperendemic Setting

John Nicholson - Feb. 22, 2011
Spotlight on Prevention Reducing HIV Infection in Young Women in Southern Africa: The Key to Altering Epidemic Trajectories in a Generalized, Hyperendemic Setting Nicholson John
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Addressing structural risk Developing targeted interventions gender Gender Asymmetry girls HIV Integration and linkages to care South Africa women
Health IT

Cell-Life Leader describes the creation of a national mHealth system for South Africa

Sarah Arnquist - Jan. 24, 2011
Mobile Thinkers has an excellent interview with Peter Benjamin, General Manager of Cell-Life in South Africa, in which he describes the work he and his team of programmers, network engineers, busine...
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cell-life mhealth Mobile Devices South Africa
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Its Impact on HIV-1 Transmission in South Africa

Yue Guan - Nov. 18, 2010
Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Its Impact on HIV-1 Transmission in South Africa Guan Yue pone.0013646 1..10 Evaluating the Cos...
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cost effectiveness HIV PreP Sexual transmission South Africa
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Identification of losses to follow-up in a community-based antiretroviral therapy clinic in South Africa using a computerized pharmacy tracking system

Yue Guan - Nov. 18, 2010
Identification of losses to follow-up in a community-based antiretroviral therapy clinic in South Africa using a computerized pharmacy tracking system Guan Yue This Prov...
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health information system LTFU Monitoring & Measurement South Africa
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Linkage to HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy in Cape Town, South Africa

Yue Guan - Nov. 18, 2010
Linkage to HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy in Cape Town, South Africa Guan Yue pone.0013801 1..6 Linkage to HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy in Cape Town, South ...
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ART linkage to care Publications & Research South Africa
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

HIV Prevention Update -- October 2010

John Nicholson - Nov. 1, 2010
Read the complete HIV Prevention Update: http://www.ghdonline.org/hivprevention/discussion/hiv-prevention-update-october-2010/ In Focus ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Eliminating ...
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Addressing structural risk AIDSTAR Community engagement HIV Integration and linkages to care Media prevention Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission South Africa
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Who is accessing public-sector anti-retroviral treatment in the Free State, South Africa? An exploratory study of the first three years of programme implementation

Anat Rosenthal, PhD - July 2, 2010
Who is accessing public-sector anti-retroviral treatment in the Free State, South Africa? An exploratory study of the first three years of programme implementation Rosenthal, PhD Anat ...
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Access to Care Pubic Sector ART Publications & Research South Africa
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Summary: "Early treatment outcomes and HIV status of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a retrospective cohort study"

Julia Fischer-Mackey - June 25, 2010
Summary: "Early treatment outcomes and HIV status of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a retrospective cohort study" Fischer-Mackey Julia ...
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General Resources HIV KwaZulu Natal South Africa XDR-TB
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Treatment as prevention??

Sarah Arnquist - May 11, 2010
Several recent headlines have touted massive expansions of HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment as effective means to prevent disease transmission. Dr. Brian Williams suggested in the (Guardian...
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ARV drugs HIV PreP Scaling up & managing at scale South Africa treatment as prevention
TB Infection Control

Prevention of nosocomial transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in rural South African district hospitals: an epidemiological modelling study

Edward Nardell, MD - Jan. 30, 2009
Prevention of nosocomial transmission of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in rural South African district hospitals: an epidemiological modelling study Nardell, MD Edward
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Articles HIV South Africa xdr
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Interesting IRIN News Article: South Africa: Current HIV treatment models not good enough

Sophie Beauvais - June 4, 2008
There are interesting notes and recommendations about patient adherence in this article published yesterday, June 3, 2008: http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=78545 Interesting IRIN News Arti...
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Adherence HIV South Africa