The Health System Research Directorate of the Ethiopian Public Health Institute disseminates research findings on a workshop conducted in Adama from October 5 to 6, 2015. Source : Ethiopian Public Health Institute
Monthly Archive: October 2015
Authors: Vin Gupta, M.D., Vanessa B. Kerry, M.D., Eric Goosby, M.D., and Robert Yates, M.B.A. When the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda begins on September 25, the attainment of universal health coverage (UHC) is expected to garner substantial attention.
Zahirah McNatt a, Erika Linnander a, Abraham Endeshaw b, Dawit Tatek a, David Conteh c & Elizabeth H Bradley a a. Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520-8034, United States of America. b. Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. c. Clinton Health Access Initiative, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Correspondence to Elizabeth H Bradley (email: email@example.com). (Submitted: 12 December 2014 – Revised version received: 22 June 2015 – Accepted: 23 June 2015 – Published online: 21 August 2015.) Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2015;93:719-726. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.14.151399 Introduction Improvement in the quality...
Overview This early-release guideline makes available two key recommendations that were developed during the revision process in 2015. First, antiretroviral therapy (ART) should be initiated in everyone living with HIV at any CD4 cell count. Second, the use of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is recommended as a prevention choice for people at substantial risk of HIV infection as part of combination prevention approaches. Authors: WHO
The introduction of combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 1996 was the first milestone in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and its impact has been huge. Author: Stefano Vella