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Implications of HIV Misdiagnosis Webinar

Lauren Alexanderson - Oct. 4, 2016
Attaining UNAIDS' 90–90–90 targets largely depends on the first 90 – correctly diagnosing 90 percent of all people living with HIV. Many people with HIV have already been diagnosed; an estimated 13 mi...
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Announcements hiv testing HIV testing and counseling misdiagnosis treatment as prevention
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HIV Testing Services Community of Practice

Lauren Alexanderson - April 22, 2016
I just joined a community of practice of around 350 HIV testing services providers. They are having some interesting discussions lately on HIV partner notification. In addition, they are having a webi...
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Announcements hiv testing HIV testing and counseling partner notification Targeted Interventions
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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
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Guidelines for Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum

Jose Zuniga - Nov. 3, 2015
Good afternoon. I wish to draw your attention to the new IAPAC Guidelines for Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents, which were e-published yesterday (November 2, 2015) and w...
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Adherence and Retention adherence interventions Announcements antiretroviral therapy Clinical Guidelines continuum of care core metrics HIV/AIDS care hiv testing Home-based HIV Testing and Counseling linkage to care Monitoring & Evaluation Patient Education PreP retention in care Targeted Interventions treatment as prevention viral suppression
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Technical Report: Promoting Community-Based PMTCT of HIV in Tanzania’s Kigoma Region

John Nicholson - July 16, 2013
From March to September 2012, AIDSTAR-One, in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute, the Kigoma Local Government Authority, and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, implemented a six mon...
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ARV community-based care Community Outreach hiv testing Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education pmtct Targeted Interventions
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HIV Prevention India Case Studies

John Nicholson - April 9, 2013
Two new India Case Studies are now available on the AIDSTAR-One website. 1) Community-Based Initiatives for HIV Program Management among Most-at-Risk Populations (http://j.mp/10JL3AH) Both NGO an...
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Adherence and Retention ART hiv testing HIV testing and counseling India MSM
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended universal HIV testing in the US for Americans ages 15 to 65

Pamela Marks - Nov. 26, 2012
Though these recommendations have just come out, some clinics in the US have been implemetning this. For example in Washigton DC's Unity Healthcare sites, Oraquick became known as the 5th vital sign.....
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hiv testing
HIV Treatment & Prevention

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended universal HIV testing in the US for Americans ages 15 to 65

Pamela Marks - Nov. 26, 2012
Though these recommendations have just come out, some clinics in the US have been implemetning this. For example in Washigton DC's Unity Healthcare sites, Oraquick became known as the 5th vital sign.....
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hiv testing
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Two New HIV Prevention Knowledge Base Topics

Daniel C - March 19, 2012
The HIV Prevention Knowledge Base is a collection of research and tools to help you find what works in prevention. This up-to-date collection of resources will help you identify and adapt evidence-bas...
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comprehensive education Condoms hiv testing HIV testing and counseling interventions seroconcordant serodiscordant sex ed sexuality education
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How do you get in the door for home-based HIV testing and counseling?

Daniel C - Jan. 26, 2012
Home-based HIV testing and counseling (HBHTC) is very challenging, and I admire those who implement HBHTC programs for their courage and commitment. AIDSTAR-One just published a case study called ...
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Community engagement hiv testing Home-based HIV Testing and Counseling Integration and linkages to care Kenya
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HIV Testing & Counseling for MSM in Thailand

John Nicholson - March 14, 2011
HIV Testing & Counseling for MSM in Thailand Nicholson John
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Addressing structural risk counseling hiv testing Integration and linkages to care men who have sex with men Most-at-risk populations MSM Sexual transmission Thailand
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PITC Country Policies

John Nicholson - March 10, 2011
PITC Country Policies Nicholson John
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Cambodia Developing targeted interventions hiv testing Integration and linkages to care Kenya Monitoring & Evaluation policy Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing WHO guidelines
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Home-based HIV Testing & Counseling Tools

John Nicholson - March 10, 2011
Home-based HIV Testing & Counseling Tools Nicholson John
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Community engagement counseling hiv testing home-based care Integration and linkages to care Monitoring & Evaluation patient costs Scaling up & managing at scale stigma Training Curricula
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South-to-South SwazilandTechnical Assistance & Tools

John Nicholson - March 10, 2011
South-to-South SwazilandTechnical Assistance & Tools Nicholson John
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Conferences & Trainings counseling Developing targeted interventions hiv testing home-based care Integration and linkages to care Metrics & Assessment Tools Scaling up & managing at scale south-to-south Swaziland Training Curricula
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Comparative Effectiveness of HIV Testing and Treatment in Highly Endemic Regions

Sophie Beauvais - Jan. 18, 2011
This article by Eran Bendavid, MD MS, Margaret L. Brandeau, PhD, Robin Wood, MD, and Douglas K. Owens, MD MS published in Archives of Internal Medicine may be of interest to you. It was shared in ...
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hiv testing Monitoring & Evaluation
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Expanding HIV Testing Efforts in Concentrated Epidemic Settings: A Population-Based Survey from Rural Vietnam

Anastasia Pharris - Jan. 13, 2011
Expanding HIV Testing Efforts in Concentrated Epidemic Settings: A Population-Based Survey from Rural Vietnam Pharris Anastasia
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FDA Approves HIV Test That Can Detect HIV Days Earlier Than Current U.S. Tests

Bobby Shady - June 21, 2010
Today the FDA approved Abbott's ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay, the first test approved in the United States that can simultaneously detect both HIV antigen and antibodies. Whereas current tests only...
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hiv testing