Categories Covered:HIV Treatment Strategies, Managing People Newly Diagnosed With HIV, HIV Care Continuum, HIV Epidemiology, HIV Prevention Methods, U=U (Undetectable Equals Untransmittable, i.e. HIV Treatment as Prevention), HIV Testing, PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), HIV Care and Services Outside the US, HIV and Mental Health Care, Adverse Events, Comorbidities, and HIV
This new resource for community-based organizations that want to strengthen existing HIV peer health navigation programs or establish new ones provides evidence-based and practice-based recommendations for program planners.
A proposed new HIV prevention continuum identifies the steps necessary to ensure that HIV-negative people receive the health and support services they need to remain negative.
Researchers found that youth who used cocaine, crack, heroin or methamphetamines, but who had never injected, were twice as likely to start injecting after being unable to access addiction treatment.
There has been an increase in the sexual transmission of hepatitis C among gay, bi and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in high-income countries, particularly among HIV-positive men. A systematic review and meta-analysis estimated how high the p...
A survey of men who use the internet to seek sex with other men in Ontario assessed if gay and other MSM use online outreach services. The study found that a minority of men have used online outreach but most report a positive change to their HIV and...
A more holistic and comprehensive approach to HIV prevention is needed, but a major barrier to such an approach is the fragmentation of the diverse range of services needed to address risk for individuals.
Creating comprehensive programs and services, based on clients' needs, is one way to ensure that programs offer the best combination of interventions to most effectively improve health outcomes and reduce new infections.
Researchers in British Columbia took a closer look at their HIV treatment cascade and found differences among people living with HIV depending on their age, gender, location and risk category.
The aims of the new guidelines are to increase HIV testing, linkage to care, treatment, engagement and retention in care and viral suppression.
New partner notification guidelines were introduced in Edmonton in April 2010. Before 2010, no systematic process for partner notification existed. Since 2010, a dedicated partner notification nurse has provided partner notification services to all ...