Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Option B+ in Nigeria: New study supports lifelong antiretroviral treatment for pregnant women with HIV

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The following is a guest post by Biyi Adesina of Avenir Health, Chukwuma Anyaike of the Ministry of Health, Nigeria, and Sara Bowsky of the Futures Group According to a 2013 UNAIDS report, Nigeria has a higher number of children contracting HIV than any other country in the world; nearly 60,000 were infected with the virus in 2012. As Nigeria […]

PEPFAR requires its programs to seek, use, document civil society input in planning

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“The old concept of concentrated, mixed, and generalized epidemics is making way for a new approach that requires analysing, understanding, and responding to subnational and local diversity of the AIDS epidemic, including knowing which populations are most affected within local epidemics.” PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan 2015 Guidance Citing this year’s UNAIDS 90-90-90 recommendations to end […]