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COVID-19 across Africa: epidemiologic heterogeneity and necessity of contextually relevant transmission models and intervention strategies
(American College of Physicians, 2020)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly emerged as a global public health threat with epicenters in regions of China, parts of Europe, and larger urban centers across North America (1). By comparison, population-level ...
Sexually transmitted infection screening, prevalence and incidence among South African men and transgender women who have sex with men enrolled in a combination HIV prevention cohort study: the Sibanye Methods for Prevention Packages Programme (MP3) project
Introduction Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) experience high incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI), and data are needed to understand risk factors for STIs in these ...
HIV prevalence and incidence in a cohort of South African men and transgender women who have sex with men: the Sibanye Methods for Prevention Packages Programme (MP3) project
Introduction Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) are at increased risk for acquiring HIV, but there are limited HIV incidence data for these key populations in Africa. Understanding HIV prevalence ...
High HIV prevalence and low HIV-service engagement among young women who sell sex: a pooled analysis across 9 Sub-Saharan African countries
(Wolters Kluwer, 2020)
Background: Epidemiological data are needed to characterize the age-specific HIV burden and engagement in HIV services among young, marginalized women in sub-Saharan Africa. Setting: Women aged ≥18 years who reported ...
A retrospective descriptive investigation of adult patients receiving third-line antiretroviral therapy in the North West province, South Africa
(African Health Sciences, 2020)
Background: Greater access and prolonged exposure to ART may inevitably lead to more treatment failure and increase the need for third-line ART (TLART) in a resource-limited setting. Objective: To describe characteristics ...