Prevalence, incidence, predictors, treatment, and control of hypertension among HIVpositive adults on antiretroviral treatment in public sector treatment programs in South Africa
One of the key risk factors for cardiovascular disease is hypertension. Hypertension, which leads to heart attacks and strokes, already affects one billion people worldwide, making it a global public health issue. Incidence and prevalence of the condition is on the rise in low and middle-income countries, with the biggest increase in sub-Saharan Africa and ...
Cost-Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening in Women Living With HIV in South Africa: A Mathematical Modeling Study
Women with HIV face an increased risk of human papillomavirus (HPV) acquisition and persistence, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, and invasive cervical cancer. Our objective was to determine the cost-effectiveness of different cervical cancer screening strategies among women with HIV in South Africa.
Implementation of Option B and a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral regimen for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa: A model of uptake and adherence to care
Initiating and retaining pregnant women on antiretroviral therapy (ART) to prevent motherto-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) remains a major challenge facing African HIV programs, particularly during the critical final months prior to delivery. In 2013, South Africa implemented
its ªOption Bº PMTCT regimen (three-drug ART throughout pregnancy andbreastfeeding, regardless of maternal CD4 count) and introduced ...
HE2RO has been awarded a new 5-year Co-operative Agreement from USAID. This new program, the HIV/AIDS Economics and Research Activity, called EVIDENCE will run...
HE2RO has been approved to be a HBNU site for the Fogarty Global Health Training Program. The program provides opportunities to generate a new...
HE2RO and BU are pleased to announce a new project focusing on differentiated models of HIV treatment delivery: AMBIT.