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Volume 14 Supplement 1

HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: facing up to programmatic and operational challenges

Reviews

This supplement was financially supported by the Centre for Operational Research, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France in collaboration with the Operational Research Unit, Médecins sans Frontières, Brussels Operational Centre, Luxembourg.

  1. Content type: Editorial

    Three decades after the emergence of HIV, we have made great strides in our response to the epidemic, from prevention of transmission to testing and treatment. However, it is still common in high-prevalence se...

    Authors: Shirin Heidari, Anthony D Harries and Rony Zachariah

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S1

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  2. Content type: Research

    Zimbabwe has been severely affected by the HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis epidemics, with an estimated 80% of tuberculosis patients being HIV infected. We set out to use annual population-mortality records from the...

    Authors: Riitta A Dlodlo, Paula I Fujiwara, Zanele E Hwalima, Stanley Mungofa and Anthony D Harries

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S2

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  3. Content type: Research

    Global health initiatives have enabled the scale up of antiretroviral treatment (ART) over recent years. The impact of HIV-specific funds and programmes on non-HIV-related health services and health systems in...

    Authors: Freya Rasschaert, Marjan Pirard, Mit P Philips, Rifat Atun, Edwin Wouters, Yibeltal Assefa, Bart Criel, Erik J Schouten and Wim Van Damme

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S3

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  4. Content type: Review

    The number of people receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) has increased considerably in recent years and is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. A major challenge is to maintain uninterrupted ...

    Authors: Erik J Schouten, Andreas Jahn, Anne Ben-Smith, Simon D Makombe, Anthony D Harries, Francis Aboagye-Nyame and Frank Chimbwandira

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S4

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  5. Content type: Review

    Operational research is necessary to improve the access to and delivery of tuberculosis prevention, diagnosis and treatment interventions for people living with HIV. We conducted an extensive review of the lit...

    Authors: Delphine Sculier, Haileyesus Getahun and Christian Lienhardt

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S5

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  6. Content type: Commentary

    Potent antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces mortality and morbidity in people living with HIV by reducing viral load and allowing their immune systems to recover. The reduction in viral load soon after startin...

    Authors: Brian Williams, Robin Wood, Victor Dukay, Wim Delva, David Ginsburg, John Hargrove, Martinus Stander, Robert Sheneberger, Julio Montaner and Alex Welte

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S6

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  7. Content type: Debate

    Until now, we have all been desperately trying to run behind the HIV/AIDS epidemic and catch up with it, but despite all our efforts, the epidemic remains well ahead of us. In 2010, the antiretroviral treatmen...

    Authors: Rony Zachariah, Wim Van Damme, Vic Arendt, Jean Claude Schmit and Anthony D Harries

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 1):S7

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