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Qualitative study in Mozambique highlights how structural challenges around viral load monitoring can disempower health workers and people living with HIV.
New study finds that questionnaire can improve self-report measures of adherence in children at low-cost.
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.
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.
Differentiated care models need further investigation to support people living with HIV with taking their antiretroviral treatment (ART).
Timely diagnosis of infants living with HIV in Africa remains a challenge, but new study shows point-of-care testing can work in the real world.