• Time to develop severe acute malnutrition and its predictors among children living with HIV in the era of test and treat strategies at South Gondar hospitals, northwest, Ethiopia, 2021: a multicentre retrospective cohort study

    13 days ago - By BMC

    Although severe acute malnutrition is a major public issue among HIV infected children, there is no prior evidence in Ethiopia. Hence, this study aims to assess the time to develop severe acute malnutrition an...
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  • HIV self-testing plus biofeedback counseling increases PrEP adherence among women

    HIV self-testing plus biofeedback counseling increases PrEP adherence among women

    13 days ago - By Healio

    An intervention for PrEP users and their partners that combined oral HIV self-testing with adherence biofeedback counseling almost doubled the recent adherence to PrEP among postpartum women in South Africa compared with standard of care.
    “Preliminary findings from our research with HIV prevention and PrEP in pregnant and breastfeeding women in South Africa show high levels of PrEP initiation but low levels of continuation and adherence on PrEP,” Dvora Leah Joseph Davey, MPH, PhD, an adjunct assistant professor of infectious diseases at the University of California Los Angeles
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