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Efavirenz in pregnancy is at least as safe as other antiretrovirals

[From aidsmap, January 17th 2019] “An individual patient data analysis of almost 25,000 pregnancies in women living with HIV has found that the rate of birth defects following exposure to efavirenz was not statistically different, and may even be lower than in infants exposed to other antiretrovirals. The analysis by Professor Begoña Martinez de Tejada… Read More »

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African women prefer multipurpose HIV prevention products

[From Avert, January 16th 2019] “Young women in South Africa and Kenya would prefer injectable HIV prevention products that are multipurpose and can also prevent pregnancy over oral or ring-based pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) products. The findings were revealed in a ‘discrete choice experiment’ (DCE) conducted among 536 women aged 18-30 in South Africa and Kenya… Read More »

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Week at HIV centre in B.C. an eye-opener for three Sask. physicians

[From Saskatchewan Medical Association, January 10th 2019] “A Saskatchewan primary-care physician has a simple message for doctors who are thinking of expanding their capacity to care for people with HIV. “Do it!” said Dr. Laura Marshall, a La Ronge family physician. “It’s rewarding work, and clinically it is very interesting, but at the same time… Read More »

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