HIV Transmission Along the Continuum of Care HIV Transmission Along the Continuum of Care
Data in this report confirm that the best way to accelerate progress in HIV elimination is early diagnosis and rapid treatment to achieve viral suppression.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
Conclusion and Recommendations: Consistent condom utilization among HIV clients on ART was low (55.8%). Place of residence and condom use initiation during sexual contact were significantly associated with consistent condom use. It is better to give more emphasis on health education and counseling service about consistent condom use for PLWHA who are on ART during follow-up especially for those who came from rural areas. PMID: 31007955 [PubMed]
CONCLUSIONS: These results are especially relevant when compared to previous SSD studies showing effects in behavior only after a demanding cognitive training. We discuss the implications of our results for development of SSDs and of specific rehabilitation programs for the hearing impaired either using or not using HAs or CIs. We also discuss the potential application of such a set-up for sense augmentation, such as when learning a new language. PMID: 31006700 [PubMed - in process]
[ANGOP] Luanda -Health education will be addressed in primary schools to the second cycle with extracurricular themes, from the promotion, prevention and mitigation of malaria, tuberculosis, HIV - AIDS, as a result of the School Health Program launched Monday in Luanda.
What would a worldwide list of essential diagnostics tests look like, and how should we approach its development? This editorial discusses three complementary approaches.American Journal of Clinical Pathology
Participation in a medically tailored meals program cut inpatient and skilled nursing admissions and lowered care costs for people with chronic illness and food insecurity, new data suggest.Medscape Medical News
AbstractData from a randomized controlled trial in 2015 were used to estimate the growth trajectories of peer norms, self-efficacy, and condom use behavior, and to identify associated sociodemographic and behavioral factors among a sample of 804 Chinese men who have sex with men (MSM). Latent class analysis and growth mixture modeling were conducted using Mplus. Two growth trajectories were estimated for each outcome variable with good model fit. The growth trajectories of peer norms were related to age ( β = − 0.066, p
HIV physician-scientist Dr. Diane Havlir will deliver the 2019 James C. Hill Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 30 at 3 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. Her talk, “ Ending AIDS: The Wild West, ” will examine strategies used to control the HIV epidemic in San Francisco and rural western Uganda and Kenya, highlighting insights from each approach. Havlir is chief of HIV, Infectious Disease and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, where she directs the renowned HIV clinic, Ward 86. She also is professor and associate chair of clinical research in the Department of...
Conditions: HIV/AIDS; Tuberculosis Interventions: Drug: Atazanavir 300mg/ Ritonavir 100 mg once daily; Drug: Atazanavir 250 mg / ritonavir 80 mg Sponsors: University of Liverpool; Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences; Joint Clinical Research Centre- Kampala; Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, Cape Town; University of Cape Town Not yet recruiting
DEAF children across England are being given the power of hearing, thanks to pioneering brain surgery available on the NHS. Under-fives who struggle to use conventional hearing aids or implants because their cochlear or auditory nerves have failed to develop will be eligible for auditory brainstem implants .