Posts tagged ‘Other treatment issues’

Prevalence and Incidence of HPV-infection, Cervical Abnormalities & Cancer in a Cohort of HIV-infected Women in Mumbai, India: 12-months Follow-up (WEPE081)

HIV-infected women are at a higher risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical cancer than women in the general population, partly due to a high prevalence of persistent human…

Prevalence of Renal Impairment Among HIV-infected Antiretroviral Naïve Persons Eligible for ART in Rural Zimbabwe (MOPE091)

In 2011, the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health (MoH) introduced tenofovir (TDF) as a component of standard first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) in line with World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. TDF is…

Implementing Xpert MTB/RIF in rural Zimbabwe: Impact on diagnosis of smear-negative TB and time-to-initiation of TB treatment in smear-negative patients co-infected with HIV (THAB01)

Xpert® MTB/RIF is a new molecular diagnostic tool, developed to increase detection and shorten time to diagnosis of sputum-smear-negative (SSN) tuberculosis (TB). In April 2011, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in…