Daily Archives: February 15, 2017

CROI 2017: Study takes a look at real world impact of combination HIV prevention

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Data shows combination of prevention measures working, but with more elements  needed SEATTLE – As an effective approach to controlling HIV, the value of “combination HIV prevention” is discussed often enough to be known by its initials: CHP. But as always when letters replace words, what they encompass , and if the whole of something called CHP is at least as […]

CROI 2017: Continuing HIV treatment for new mothers in maternal and child health programs improves outcomes

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SEATTLE –  Providing antiretroviral therapy to pregnant women in antenatal care settings has become commonplace in sub-Saharan African settings, but keeping these women in care after their babies are born has been challenging.  Continuing antiretroviral treatment services for  women in settings where postnatal services are provided to them and their infants is a “simple and […]