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Why HIV positive persons under ARV do not transmit the virus

Why HIV positive persons under ARV do not transmit the virus

People living with HIV do not have to transmit the virus as long as they adhere to medication as prescribed by their respective doctors. They can maintain a normal sex life without fear of transmission and above all, they have HIV-free children.

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AIDS FIGHT: HIV stigma in the media

AIDS FIGHT: HIV stigma in the media

Where do we get our knowledge of HIV from? What influence does the media have on stigma? What role do artists and other famous people play in shaping the knowledge of HIV in our youth? If you want to understand more, join Dr. Robert Ndege, a researcher at our Chronic Diseases Clinic of Ifakara as he discusses his experience on the power of the media in…

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AIDS FIGHT: Did you know that HIV is treatable? Listen to this medical success story

AIDS FIGHT: Did you know that HIV is treatable? Listen to this medical success story

The fight against HIV is one of the biggest medical success stories. Join Ifakara Health Institute researcher, Prof. Maja Weisser, as she takes us through a journey of what the situation was two decades ago and where are we today with the treatment of HIV. This three-minute video on the Ifakara Science Channel has it …

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COVID-19 Preparedness: A warning bell on infection prevention and control practices

COVID-19 Preparedness: A warning bell on infection prevention and control practices

Background

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads, weak health systems must not become a vehicle for transmission through poor infection prevention and control practices. We assessed the compliance of health workers with infection prevention and control practices relevant to COVID-19 in outpatient settings in…

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Kerezia Story: The power of participatory action-based dissemination of evidence

Kerezia Story: The power of participatory action-based dissemination of evidence

Evidence on how a participatory action-based dissemination of research findings can influence change at the grassroots

SNAPSHOT

01.  In October 2017, IHI researchers appli…

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