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New study highlights unmet HIV prevention and treatment needs of young key affected populations in Cameroon.
Active male partner involvement during pregnancy reduces mother-to-child transmission in South Africa and improves both mother and baby’s health.
New mathematical modelling study suggests that the dapivirine vaginal ring could substantially reduce HIV infections among South African women and be an affordable intervention depending on roll-out strategy.
Women with low but detectable viremia account for one in six mother-to-child HIV transmissions among women on antiretroviral treatment.
People between the ages of 18-30 who inject drugs in India, are a critical sub-population driving the HIV epidemic in the country.
Less frequent viral load monitoring for children living with HIV was not associated with treatment failure, however age and sickness at treatment initiation were.
New analysis reveals real-world impact of the national roll-out of ‘treat all’ guidelines on antiretroviral treatment uptake in sub-Saharan Africa.
Compared to the only other approved device for TB detection in people living with HIV, the new FujiLAM point-of-care test offers superior diagnostic sensitivity.
Failure to diagnose and late-presenters to care continue to contribute to cryptococcal-related mortality in people living with HIV in low-resourced contexts.
Differentiated care models need further investigation to support people living with HIV with taking their antiretroviral treatment (ART).