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FROM:
6 November 2016 (All day)
TO:
9 November 2016 (All day)
VENUE:
Baltimore, USA
The 21st ICOWHI Congress Scale and Sustainability: Moving Women’s Health Forward will be held November 6 – 9, 2016 at the Four Se
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Over 3.2 million children worldwide are infected with HIV, but only 24% of these children receive antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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HIV-1 and HIV-2 are closely related, but distinct viruses. They are both retroviruses belonging to the genus Lentiviridae and they are both transmitted in the same way. Find out what the difference is here.
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17 June 2016
A report Friday in the Lancet medical journal says the world's 25 million transgender people - a population facing a 60 percent rate of depression, and who have an almost 50 times greater risk of the HIV virus than the general population...
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Transgender people and their needs remain little understood, not only by health-care providers but also more generally in society.
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21 June 2016
In selected HIV patients, a single weekly injection of a monoclonal antibody can keep the virus at bay, a researcher said here.In a small phase IIb study, 10 patients on PRO140 for more than a year -- and in some cases approaching 2 years -- have...
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Scholarships/Fellowships
Announcing the Call for 2017 FellowsAVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for 2017 Advocacy Fellows. Consider applying to be an Advocacy Fellow and join the 50 Fellows and alumni of the program!
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The HIV virus infects and destroys CD4 positive (CD4+) cells, a type of immune cell that plays a key role in maintaining the human immune system and fighting off disease.
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An estimated half of all mobile phone users in Kenya use WhatsApp, an instant messaging platform that provides users an affordable way to send and receive text messages, photos, and other medi
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The frequency of routine monitoring for people treated with antiretrovirals with viral suppression can be safely reduced from every three months, to every six months, investigators from Europe and the United States report in the June 1st edition o
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Requests for proposals
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This panel will share ideas for the Nursing Informatics Specialists in the audience on how mHealth tools are being designed and used for clinical practice, education and research.
Event
FROM:
9 October 2016 (All day)
TO:
11 October 2016 (All day)
VENUE:
Berlin, Germany
Held once a year, the World Health Summit (WHS) has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues.
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20 June 2016
There have been tremendous achievements within the global HIV response. UNAIDS estimates there was a 43% increase occurring in antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage between 2000 to 2015, and that in 2014 approximately 80% of all people with HIV who...
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Men who have sex with men (MSM) continue to be at elevated risk for HIV acquisition and transmission secondary to biological and behavioral characteristics, social and sexual network characteristics, community environmental factors, and structural
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A recent study tested whether treatment as prevention (TasP) with antiretroviral treatment can eliminate HIV in men who have sex with men in the nationwide Danish HIV cohort study.
Author:
Marie-Louise Newell and Collins Iwuji
Source:
The Lancet
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Vacancies
Key Duties and Responsibilities:Provide expertise in girl programming
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28 June 2016
The 38th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 28 to 30 June.During the opening session, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé gave an update on the progress made in the AIDS...
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Early infant diagnosis of HIV is crucial for timely initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in infected children who are at high risk of mortality.
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17 June 2016
Free maternal healthcare service in Lesotho introduced by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is drastically curbing deaths during labour and delivery.According to the World Bank, Lesotho has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the...