Category Archives: Education/media campaigns

Public health implications of adapting HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis programs for virtual service delivery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review

2022

BACKGROUND: The novel coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2) threatens to disrupt global progress towards HIV epidemic control. Opportunities exist to leverage ongoing...

A review of internet-based testing services for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

2022

Key take-home messages The integration of digital technologies into HIV and STI testing is becoming more prevalent, and appears to influence testing behaviours. Three models offering online HIV/STI testing that...

Roles, barriers, and recommendations for community health workers providing community-based HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa: A review

2022

While the impact of Community Health Workers (CHWs) on home-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care has been documented, barriers and recommendations have not been systematically reviewed. Following the reporting requirements...

eHealth interventions to address HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, sexual risk behavior, substance use, and mental ill-health in men who have sex with men: Systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

Background: Men who have sex with men experience disproportionately high levels of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sexual risk behavior, substance use, and mental ill-health. These experiences are interrelated,...

Mobile applications in HIV self-management: A systematic review of scientific literature

2021

Self-management through mHealth by mobile apps creates new opportunities for people living with HIV (PLHIV) for integrated and accurate management. Our study focused on current evidence on HIV selfmanagement mobile...

Research synthesis, HIV prevention response, and public health: CDC’s HIV/AIDS prevention research synthesis project

2022

OBJECTIVE: Research synthesis, through qualitative or quantitative systematic reviews, allows for integrating results of primary research to improve public health. We examined more than 2 decades of work in HIV...

Mobile health interventions for HIV/STI prevention among youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): A systematic review of studies reporting implementation outcomes

2021

Background Advances and proliferation of technologies such as mobile phones may provide opportunities to improve access to HIV/STI services and reach young people with high risk for HIV and STI....

Validated HIV knowledge scales for use with adults and adolescents: A systematic review

2021

HIV knowledge—the information a person possesses about HIV—is essential for the prevention and management of HIV. Therefore, the accurate measurement of HIV knowledge is important for both science and practice....

Storytelling as a research tool used to explore insights and as an intervention in public health: A systematic narrative review

2021

Objectives: Studies of storytelling (ST) used as a research tool to extract information and/or as an intervention to effect change in the public knowledge, attitudes, and behavior/practice (KAB/P) were sought...

Cash transfers for HIV prevention: A systematic review

2021

BACKGROUND: Given the success of cash programs in improving health outcomes and addressing upstream drivers of HIV risk such as poverty and education, there has been an increasing interest in...

HIV test coverage among pregnant women in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2021

Introduction: A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) test during pregnancy is the gateway to the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. Estimating the national uptake of HIV tests among pregnant...

Peer- and community-led responses to HIV: A scoping review

2021

INTRODUCTION: In June 2021, United Nations (UN) Member States committed to ambitious targets for scaling up community-led responses by 2025 toward meeting the goals of ending the AIDS epidemic by...

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