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An integrated approach to HIV prevention

The success of HIV treatment programs depends upon the identification, enrollment, and retention of HIV-infected individuals, but public health officials have learned that there are numerous barriers to such success at every ...

Nov 04, 2016
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Many pregnant women avoid HIV screening in Africa

'Prevention is the best cure' is a common expression, but what happens if preventative measures are not used? A large proportion of pregnant Ugandan women are going out of their way not to be HIV tested, increasing the risk ...

Nov 19, 2009
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Young adults, teens prefer rapid HIV testing

Teens and young adults prefer rapid HIV testing that can deliver results in less than an hour, but some still worry about whether their tests will be confidential, according to a new study published online in the Journal ...

May 17, 2011
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