Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Video: Successes in self-testing, plus delayed puberty and stunting among perinatally infected adolescents

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In a presentation to staffers from the U.S. Agency on International Development (USAID) and the World Health Organization last week, Dr. Liz Corbett presented on early diagnosis and prevention of tuberculosis and HIV in the community. A clinical researcher specializing in infectious diseases who has been based in Africa for more than a decade, Dr. […]

Karim: HIV onslaught ‘decimating’ teenage girls in South Africa

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Quarraisha Abdool Karim, PhD, is an infectious diseases epidemiologist whose research involves understanding the evolving HIV epidemic in South Africa; factors influencing acquisition of HIV infection in adolescent girls; and sustainable strategies to introduce antiretroviral medicines in resource-constrained settings. She is an associate professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health […]