BEJING/ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2016—The China-Africa Business Council (CABC) signed a memorandum with the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA). The signing took place at OAFLA’s annual General Assembly, held on the side-lines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Welcome to the May edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Meta-analysis finds support for elevated HIV prevalence among the military, shorter duration of seroprotection following vaccination in people living with HIV, fewer clinical events with early ART in a trial among serodisordant couples and others.
Welcome to the August edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Challenges in use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among high risk groups in Kenya, AZT monotherapy vs. combination ART for prevention of vertical transmission in Ukraine, Better self-reported ART adherence with once-daily regimens in a large clinical trial, and more...
Welcome to the July edition of HIV This Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Home-based HIV counselling & testing by lay counsellors reduces risky sexual behaviour and increases uptake of testing in rural South Africa, Delays in starting ART among eligible patients in Uganda, Resistance mutations on stavudine: programmatic implications, and more.
Welcome to the June issue of HIV This Month. In this issue we cover issues including: Routine testing of paediatric hospital inpatients a critical entry point for identifying HIV-positive children, Increased risk of mortality associated with delayed initiation of ART, Intimate partner violence associated with poor ART adherence, disease progression and hospitalization, among others.
Welcome to the 5th issue of HIV this month! In this issue, we cover the following topics: Distinct HIV and syphilis epidemics among MSM in China, Systematic review of supervised and unsupervised self-testing for HIV, Review of research and policy priorities for self-testing for HIV, Low rates of repeat HIV testing despite increased availability of ART in Tanzania...
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Welcome to the 3rd issue of HIV this month! In this issue, we cover topics including: HIV testing increases condom use, high treatment coverage reduces risk of new infections, community health workesr can improve PMTCT and other health outcomes, among other topics.
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Welcome to the 97th issue of HIV This Week! In this issue, we cover the following topics: Gender inequality norms, rape, and HIV risk: high time for legislative change in Botswana and Swaziland; The fascinating origins of the HIV pandemic; etc.
The cumulative number HIV positives reported at the end of October 2007 was 223,501, including 62,838 AIDS cases and 22,205 recorded deaths. in 2007, the Ministry of Health, UNAIDS and WHO has prepared this updated assessment of the AIDS epidemic in China. The estimation result showed by the end of 2007, aproximately 700,000 are now HIV positive (range 550,000-850,000). The HIV infection rate among China's population is 0.05 per cent (range 0.04-0.07%). The estimated number of AIDS cases is 85,000 (range 80,000-90,000). The estimated new HIV infection in 2007 are 50,000 (range 40,000-60,000) and there are estimated 20,000 AIDS-related deaths (range 15,000-25,000). Among the living HIV positives, 40.6 per cent were infected through heterosexual transmission.