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US: 23-year study shows treatment barriers faced by some women with HIV

Findings from a 23-year study of HIV-positive women in the United States demonstrated that although most achieved viral suppression, many others face circumstances that make successful treatment difficult, including mental…

Rapid rehousing support for homeless people living with HIV improves housing and HIV outcomes

Homeless people with HIV who are provided with rapid rehousing and intensive, tailored case management are placed in stable housing more quickly and are twice as likely to be virally…

Reaching key populations with HIV services in India – perfecting the integrated model

Increasing exposure to integrated HIV services for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs in India may be a critical determinant of services’ success. Integrated services…

Rates of viral suppression similar between transgender women, cisgender patients

Transgender women with HIV continue to experience challenges with retention in care, but those who are engaged in care achieve viral suppression at a rate comparable to that of cisgender…

Immediate HIV treatment initiation: increased but not yet universal in New York City

A new study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases found that immediate treatment initiation for HIV infection has improved since local and federal guidelines began to recommend universal treatment for all…

Lesotho on course to control HIV

Lesotho is making significant strides towards controlling the HIV epidemic and is on course to meet the global 90-90-90 targets by 2020. The first 90 target seeks to ensure that…

Disappointing results from new study using texts for HIV treatment adherence

Results from a text message intervention for HIV treatment adherence highlight the challenges that remain around using mobile interventions for health, as study failed to have significant effect. A text…

In Ethiopia, a focus on multi-month ART scripting at scale pays off

As ministries of health and their partners move to scale up differentiated service delivery (DSD) for HIV treatment, one approach is taking the spotlight. Multi-month scripting (MMS) is a facility-based,…

Confidentiality breaches, stigma and a lack of time are stopping men in Côte d’Ivoire from getting tested and treated for HIV

Interviews with men in Côte d’Ivoire reveal radical differences in the perceptions of those who do and don’t access care. Research, published in PLOS ONE, found many of the worries of…

Thousands feared at risk after Mexico reforms HIV+ regime

MEXICO CITY - Thousands of Mexicans living with HIV or at risk of infection could be left without life-saving services after the government changed the way it funds treatment, according…

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