Category Archives: Housing

Neighborhood characteristics and HIV treatment outcomes: A scoping review


Recognizing challenges faced by people living with HIV is vital for improving their HIV treatment outcomes. While individual-level interventions play a crucial role, community factors can shape the impact of...

The urban environment and disparities in sexual and reproductive health outcomes in the Global South: A scoping review


By 2050, the Global South will contain three-quarters of the world’s urban inhabitants, yet no standardized categorizations of urban areas exist. This makes it challenging to compare sub-groups within cities....

Multilevel model in the identification of behavioral and structural risk factors for HIV: integrative review


OBJECTIVES: to investigate studies that adopted the multilevel analysis model to identify behavioral and structural risk factors associated with HIV infection. METHODS: an integrative review of the literature with studies...

Suicidality among people living with HIV from 2010 to 2021: A systematic review and a meta-regression


OBJECTIVE: The association between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS and suicidality is not well understood, partly because of variability in results. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the predictive value of HIV/acquired...

Factors associated with catastrophic health expenditure in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review


OBJECTIVE: A non-negligible proportion of sub-Saharan African (SSA) households experience catastrophic costs accessing healthcare. This study aimed to systematically review the existing evidence to identify factors associated with catastrophic health...

A review of supervised inhalation services in Canada


Key take-home messages Reports from different Canadian provinces (British Columbia, Ontario, and Alberta) indicate that more individuals overdose by inhaling opioids (including fentanyl) compared to those who overdose via injection...

Viral blood-borne infections testing and linkage to care cascade among persons who experience homelessness in the United States: A systematic review and meta-analysis


BACKGROUND: Persons who experience homelessness remain at increased risk for three viral blood-borne infections: human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV). We assessed the...

Social and behavioral impacts of COVID-19 on people living with HIV: Review of the first year of research


PURPOSE OF THE REVIEW: The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic brought unprecedented social change with the most severe impacts on the most vulnerable populations, including people living with HIV (PLWH). This review...

Influence of material deprivation on clinical outcomes among people living with HIV in high-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Despite developments in HIV treatment and care, disparities persist with some not fully benefiting from improvements in the HIV care continuum. We conducted a systematic review to explore associations between...

Identifying and managing infectious disease syndemics in patients with HIV


PURPOSE OF REVIEW: We will present recent articles focusing on HIV synergistic interactions with other sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and hepatitis, as well as recent advances in the study of...

Factors associated with methamphetamine use among men who have sex with men


An abundance of literature details problematic sexualized drug use among men who have sex with men; additionally, several interventions attempt to address methamphetamine dependence in this population. Several factors are...

A systematic review up to 2018 of HIV and associated factors among criminal justice-involved (CJI) Black sexual and gender minority populations in the United States (US)


Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) and Black transgender women (BTW) are impacted by dual epidemics of HIV and incarceration. We advanced understanding of the relationship between criminal...

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