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Cost-effectiveness of adoption strategies for point of care HIV viral load monitoring in South Africa
Viral load (VL) testing is recommended for monitoring people on ART. The National Health Laboratory
Service (NHLS) in South Africa conducts >5million laboratory-based VL tests but faces challenges with
specimen integrity and results delivery. Point-of-care (POC) VL monitoring may improve VL suppression
(VLS). We assessed the cost-effectiveness of different strategies for POC ...
The South African National HIV Pregnancy Cohort: evaluating continuity of care among women living with HIV
South Africa is home to more people living with HIV than any other country, including nearly one in three pregnant women attending antenatal care. Access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) has increased substantially since the start of the national ART program in 2004, with > 95% ART coverage during pregnancy and delivery, and vertical transmission of ...
This study estimates the costs of community-based HIV testing services (HTS) in Lesotho and assesses the potential efficiency gains achieved by adding HIV self-testing (HIVST) and then self-testing booths
The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) of the University of the Witwatersrand, based in Johannesburg, South Africa is an internationally recognized health research group which conducts research and analysis on issues of public health importance, including a strong focus on HIV, TB, and NCDs. HE2RO, with a complement of approximately 70 researchers and ...
The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE²RO) of the University of the Witwatersrand, based in Parktown, Johannesburg, is an internationally recognized health research group with a focus on HIV and tuberculosis. HE²RO seeks to build the evidence base to improve the health policies and programmes in South Africa and the region. We collaborate on ...
We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated quantitative senior researcher to be part of our health economics research and implementation science portfolio. This portfolio focuses on the costs, cost-effectiveness, and benefits of healthcare interventions, health financing and health systems, and other priority public health challenges, with opportunities for both primary data collection and mathematical modeling. ...
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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...
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