Evidence for scaling up HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: A call for incorporating health system constraints

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 5:05 pm

Summary points The ever-growing HIV treatment programs in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) present local policy makers with complex decision dilemmas, as international guidelines emphasize the need for expanded access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), yet funding has flatlined. We argue that the ...

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Leadership & Innovation—Listening to and Learning From Young People in Burundi

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 6:44 pm

Abstract This commentary describes young people’s leadership from the perspective of a youth-led organization in the Link Up project in Burundi, Réseau National des Jeunes vivant avec le VIH. It describes processes that enable young people to guide, influence, deliver, ...

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Movie Kyrgyzstan: Staying Together To Survive

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 8:51 pm

“This is Kyrgyzstan, a country with very complicated drug policy and a very active community of people who use drugs.” Watch this video produced by Drug User News at Drugreporter, about harm reduction and activism in Kyrgyzstan. In the movie NGO ...

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AFEW 15th Anniversary

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 9:45 am

1 of December is a very important day for AFEW International. We are honouring World AIDS Day 2016, and also celebrating the 15th anniversary of our organisation. We are very grateful that we have spent these wonderful 15 years with your support and ...

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AIDS is still a new threat to a younger generation – Linda Gail-Bekker

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 10:52 pm

(CNN) To the youth of today, the HIV epidemic is old. It arrived before the Internet, before the Berlin Wall came down, and at a time when you could still smoke on airplanes. It can be difficult to fathom but, unlike ...

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10th European Congress of Tropical Medicine & International Health

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 8:21 pm

Start Date: 2017-10-16

End Date: 2017-10-20

Scientific excellence The main objective of ECTMIH2017 is to provide a platform for state-of-the-art updates and recent breakthroughs in the field of tropical medicine and global health. Plenaries, scientific sessions and symposia will deal with a broad range of biomedical, ...

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9th IAS Conference on HIV Science – IAS 2017

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 4:35 pm

Start Date: 2017-07-23

End Date: 2017-07-26

Bonjour! It is with great pleasure that we invite you to take part in the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) on 23-26 July 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. This biennial gathering is the ...

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State of World Population Report 2016

Posted on November 3, 2016 at 9:55 am

Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in The State of World Population 2016, released today. Practices that harm ...

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Public lecture: Quality of life and self-management of HIV

Posted on October 19, 2016 at 10:34 am

Start Date: 2016-11-08

The Education and International Development research group (IS Academy)/ Governance of Inclusive Development (GID) warmly welcomes you to a public lecture on “Finding meaning: self-management of HIV and quality of life among people taking antiretroviral therapy in Uganda” by Dr. ...

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Artsen onderzoeken effect hiv-remmer op psyche van kinderen

Posted on October 17, 2016 at 7:54 am

Nijmeegse artsen doen onderzoek naar het effect van de meest gebruikte hiv-remmer op de psyche van kinderen en jongeren in ontwikkelingslanden. Bij volwassenen geeft het medicijn een verhoogd risico op depressie en zelfdoding, maar het is onduidelijk of dat ook ...

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