Kenya: Study Shows HIV Drug Dolutegravir Better At Viral Suppression
[Nation] HIV patients with a high viral load who take a drug known as dolutegravir have greater viral suppression than those that take other medicines, a new study has shown.
[Nyasa Times] Malawi has received a standing ovation from the United Nations Programme on HIV and Aids (UNAIDS) for demonstrating high political will in the prevention and management of HIV and Aids, as the country accelerates towards the global target of ending the epidemic by 2030.
Condition: Hiv Intervention: Other: Qualitative assessment about PrEP acceptability Sponsors: Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement; University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; National Center for HIV/AIDS Dermatology and STDs, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Not yet recruiting
AbstractGiven the recent evidence on “Undetectable = Untransmittable” (U=U) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), the present study aimed to investigate HIV disclosure behaviors and their associations with sexual risk behaviors and U=U and PrEP awareness among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. A cross-sectional survey wa s conducted among 689 MSM recruited through a gay-friendly non-governmental organization located in Chengdu, China in 2018–2019. Information was collected by a structured self-administrated questionnaire. The enrolled sample included 554 (80.4%) participants who ...
[VOA] Kampala -- Uganda has kickstarted a trial for the injectable HIV drugs cabotegravir and rilpivirine. Researchers and those living with HIV say the trial will likely end pill fatigue, fight stigma, improve adherence and ensure patients get the right dosage.
This report describes surveillance of an outbreak of Pediatric HIV in Ratodero, Pakistan.
This report describes HIV prevalence among persons who inject drugs during 2018.
ConclusionsOverall, there was a visible trend of improvement in the health status in the EU with substantial differences between countries. EU health policy makers need to tackle incidence of diseases and injuries, with specific attention to causes such as mental disorders. There are many opportunities for mutual learning among otherwise similar countries with different patterns of disease.
CONCLUSIONS: Combination interventions, including sexual risk reduction and HCV treatment, are needed to eliminate HCV and HIV among PWID in Tanzania.PMID:34661964 | DOI:10.1002/jia2.25817
[Namibia Economist] The U.S.government funded Namibia Adherence and Retention Project (NARP) donated 100 footballs, 24 whistles, two-goal nets, two stopwatches and 20 chess boards to Learners of the Moses van der Byl Primary School in Katutura, Windhoek, and seven other Khomas schools.
[Premium Times] The report by the National AIDS and STIs Control Programme shows that out of 73,422 samples tested between 2017 and 2020, 3,409 returned positive.