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RESPIRATORY IMPAIRMENT IN TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV (RESPITH): TRENDS, PREDICTORS AND IMPLICATIONS
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-12-07)
Tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have been associated with chronic lung injury and obstructive lung disease (OLD). Despite the enormous global burden of TB and HIV, their epidemiological overlap in ...
The impact of guideline changes on timing of HIV diagnosis, ART uptake, and IPT provision among people living with HIV in South Africa
(Johns Hopkins University, 2019-08-29)
Background South Africa’s National Department of Health adopted universal test and treat (UTT) for people living with HIV (PLHIV) in September 2016. We sought to describe the impact of this policy change on timing of HIV ...
Stigma, Citizenship, and the Transition to Community-based HIV Care Among People Returning from Incarceration
(Johns Hopkins University, 2020-03-27)
Background People in prisons and jails are a key population for HIV prevention and control. Despite high rates of HIV treatment initiation and retention inside places of detention, people returning from incarceration fail ...
Implications for the uptake of HIV and TB preventive therapies among HIV-positive pregnant women in South Africa
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-06-14)
Of 33 million people living with HIV worldwide in 2015, one-third are estimated to be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. About 1.2 million new cases of tuberculosis (TB) occurred among people living with HIV (PLWH), ...