Addressing Coronavirus in African Countries With High HIV Rates: An Interview With UNAIDS Head Winnie Byanyima
Byanyima discusses COVID-19, HIV, and the power of the community response.
HVTN 702 is but one of many vaccine trials underway, researchers note.
Nov. 20, 2019: Adherence required to maintain suppression; the accuracy of Framingham scores in assessing cardiovascular risk; long-term success rates for kidney transplants; integration of hypertension services with HIV care.
Nonjudgmental services and innovative ways to talk to youth about sex should be at the core of any sexual health plan.
The results were less favorable than expected, but experts -- and women who participated in the trial -- would like to see this prevention tool approved for use.
The ECHO trial faces backlash and criticism.
Experts Flummoxed By Conflicting New Data on STIs, HIV, and Long-Term Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa
ECHO trial results and follow-up studies find unexpectedly low rates of some STIs among users of certain long-term hormonal contraceptives. They also find high HIV rates (unrelated to the contraceptives) that suggest considerable value for PrEP integration.
Could home-based self-swabs and mobile technology be helpful tools in the future of HIV prevention?
No meaningful difference was found in either injectable or implant birth control when compared to an IUD.
Switching HIV treatment regimens during the first trimester; drivers of viral breakthrough during pregnancy; HIV’s effect on liver risk after hepatitis C treatment; hepatic steatosis among young people with HIV.