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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).
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.
Screening for intimate partner violence should form part of sexual health services to reach vulnerable gay men.