Southern HIV Impact Fund Urgent Action Grants
Grants for community-based and social justice organizations and coalitions in the south working in the areas of HIV prevention; care and support; and policy, advocacy, and movement building. Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas -- AIDS United
Conditions: HIV/AIDS; Cocaine Use Interventions: Device: Group A_No feedback; Device: Group B_Automated feedback; Device: Group C_Automated feedback + Clinician feedback; Device: Group D_Automated feedback + Social Network feedback Sponsors: Yale University; National Institutes of Health (NIH); University at Albany; University of Connecticut Completed
Condition: HIV/AIDS Intervention: Device: Digital Health Feedback System(DHFS) Sponsors: University of California, San Diego; National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); Gilead Sciences; ViiV Healthcare Recruiting
[Daily Maverick] Monday marked 19 years since the death of child AIDS activist Nkosi Johnson. The woman he called mom was at the forefront of the fight from the beginning - and is still there.
[Global Sisters Report] Editor's note: Since this article was reported earlier this year, COVID-19 has now reached Togo, a small country in West Africa between Benin and Ghana, where Sr. Marie Stella Kouak cares for AIDS-HIV patients and orphans through the organization she founded 21 years ago, Vivre dans l'Esp érance (To Live in Hope).
[Observer] Receiving the items, Youth and Sports Minister, Zeogar Wilson (3rd from right), lauded APM Terminals Liberia Ltd. for the gesture and promised to use the rice for the intended purpose.
This article sought to present and discuss the development of a methodology to implement the clinical monitoring of PLWHA in the services of the Brazilian Unified National Health System (SUS). The methodology used since 2014 by the CRT-STI/AIDS-Coordination of the STI/AIDS Program, São Paulo State, Brazil, was re-structured in three meetings between June and August 2018. The new methodology retained the axes of presentation of number of users in treatment failure, gap or abandonment in the participant services, as well as the discussion of individual, social and programmatic vulnerabilities. A new axis was added whi...
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Authors: Batra S, Memon ZA, Ochani RK, Awan S, Bhimani S, Siddiqui Y, Mohiuddin A, Farooqi HA Abstract The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is currently a global threat with an estimated 38.6 million people affected with HIV worldwide. According to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), since 2004 the total number of cases of HIV in Pakistan has risen from 2700 to 130,000. In light of the rising burden of HIV/AIDS across the country, it is essential that medical students possess appropriate knowledge regarding the subject. Therefore, we aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of medic...
Authors: Kodan P, Gupta N, Ratna S, Ramprasad A, Ranjan S, Nischal N, Soneja M, Wig N Abstract Perinatal transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection is an important mode of transmission in developing countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiology of perinatal transmission of HIV infection in pregnant women living with HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). A cross-sectional study was conducted in which HIV positive females who were pregnant at any time between April 2015 and July 2017 were interviewed and their case records analyzed. The collected data were entered and a...