Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

AIDS 2016: Partners project demonstrates preventive power of antiretroviral treatment

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When doing the right thing is the best thing, Part 2 DURBAN, South Africa – In another example of what happens when proven HIV interventions are made appropriately available, final results from the Partners Demonstration Project presented here on Wednesday showed access to immediate HIV treatment for a person living with HIV, along with access to […]

Community systems strengthening needed to end HIV, TB

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As the global HIV community gathers this week in Durban, South Africa for the International AIDS Conference, their focus should be on strengthening community-led responses, along with health systems strengthening to reach UNAIDS’ goal of testing 90 percent of people living with HIV, getting 90 percent of them on antiretroviral therapy, and suppressing the virus […]

Research identifies barriers, answers to reaching families with proven measures for preventing mother to child HIV transmission

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Journal supplement examines effectiveness of efforts to protect infants from infection A church-sponsored baby shower draws more mothers to HIV testing and treatment than a clinic offering the same services . . . Home visits with information on family planning double chances that a man in the house will get tested for HIV . . […]