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Scale up of HIV Testing is Vital

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In this video interview, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and an expert in epidemiology and outcomes research, discusses the need to scale up HIV testing and link those who test positive to appropriate care. She also talks about a new avenue to reach men who may be infected […]

Getting the right test to detect treatment failure

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One new scientific finding released today at the HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting: a large-scale study found CD4 tests determined correctly whether a patient was not responding to treatment only in 37 percent of the cases. The study, presented by Phyllis Kanki, the principal investigator for Harvard’s PEPFAR programs in three African countries, found that viral load […]