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Campaign approach increases enrolment of pregnant women on ART in South Africa

A targeted campaign among health workers, using quality-improvement (QI) health system methods, can significantly improve access to ART for pregnant women living with HIV in resource-poor settings, a

Published
04 June 2013
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Integrating HIV care into community health workers' role is a good model for southern Africa

A community health worker model of home-based preventive care, the Philani Intervention Program (PIP), resulted in significantly enhanced maternal and infant wellbeing among pregnant women living with and

Published
18 April 2013
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
South Africa: Poor Services Undermine HIV Treatment Programme

The state of many public health facilities threatens the expansion of the country's antiretroviral treatment programme, particularly frequent ARV shortages and poor service delivery.

Published
04 April 2013
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AllAfrica
Screening can reduce number of patients in need of a doctor's time in busy South African clinic

Screening patients to identify those who are stable on treatment in a high-volume, large, urban, public-sector clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa has the potential to reduce total doctor

Published
29 January 2013
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
HIV and TB in Practice for nurses: Starting ART for treatment and prevention in people with active TB and HIV

This article provides information for nurses on starting HIV treatment for people with HIV and active TB.

Published
29 November 2012
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
ZIMBABWE: Nurses step up to initiate HIV treatment

HARARE, 16 October 2012 (PLUSNEWS) - Faced with the ambitious target of reaching 85 percent of people in need of HIV treatment by the end of 2012, the Zimbabwean government has announced that nurses will be trained to prescribe and manage antiretroviral (ARV) drug treatment.

Published
17 October 2012
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IRIN Plus News
Zimbabwe: 'Nurses Now Allowed to Put Patients On ART'

NURSES can now put HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral drugs, a task that was previously reserved for doctors.

Published
16 August 2012
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AllAfrica
Nurses As Effective As Doctors In Treatment Of HIV Patients

Nurse-centred care of HIV patients can be just as safe and effective as care delivered by doctors and has a number of specific health benefits, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the University of Cape Town (UCT).

Published
15 August 2012
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HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today
PEPFAR Launches Labs For Life with Partners

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), led by the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator in the U.S. Department of State, and Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a leading global medical technology company, today announced Labs for Life, a new collaboration to help strengthen healthcare and laboratory systems in the developing world along with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Published
27 July 2012
From
US State Department
Circumcision taking off in several African countries, but more task-shifting needed

Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes are expanding in several African countries and in a couple of locations have almost reached saturation point, with most of the

Published
24 July 2012
By
Gus Cairns

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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