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New Award Explores Intersection of Infectious Diseases and Neurological Disorders

Given the widespread availability of HIV therapies, the next challenge in neuro-HIV care in Africa includes disorders associated with chronic low grade ...


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Mixed-methods evaluation of a novel, structured, community-based support and education ...

People living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa face significant challenges accessing care. Community-based peer support groups can increase linkage ...


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Vaccine hesitancy is killing us: Learn from what worked in the AIDS crisis

In fact, public health workers faced a similar set of obstacles when dealing with the HIV/AIDS epidemic, another infectious-disease crisis that ...


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Novavax is also effective against the South African variant of SARS-CoV-2

As for the efficacy in healthy adults alone (not infected with HIV), it was at the level of 60 percent. (Preliminary analysis) and 55 percent. (Complete ...


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Former Medical College Roommates and AMPATH Scientists Bag Prestigious Global Awards

“Youth living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa are at high risk of substance use yet lack access to substance use interventions,” she said.


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COVID-19: make it the last pandemic

“Lessons from the HIV response can help shape a new paradigm for global health in which people are placed at the centre, inequalities are erased and ...


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Filipinos seen gaining from use of UK-based Covovax

... vaccine provides 100 % protection against severe diseases caused by the South Africa and UK variants of COVID 19. It also showed 86.3% efficacy against B.1.1.7 UK variant and 55.4% efficacy among HIV-negative participants, ...


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Top SA prof named as co-chair of UN group on Sustainable Development Goals

Abdool Karim is also the UNAids special ambassador for adolescents and HIV, and co-chairs the UNAids advisory group to the executive director.


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