Author Archives: Nerissa Tilouche

Professor James Hargreaves – Lead Rapporteur for Track E at #AIDS2018 (July 2018)

The biennial International AIDS conference comes to Amsterdam in 2018. Professor James Hargreaves will act as one of the five Lead Rapporteurs at International Aids Conference 2018. One aspect of the conference where LSHTM researchers are especially prominent is in … Continue reading

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IAS 2018 – Pre-Conference Reading! (July 2018)

The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world and worth preparing for in advance. If you are interested in improving the collection and use of HIV data, the MeSH consortium has not … Continue reading

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The HIV Prevention Cascade – Infographic Released (July 2018)

A new framework called the HIV Prevention Cascade helps us to use everything we know about the virus for more effective prevention. This infographic explains how the Prevention Cascade works, using the example of PrEP as a direct prevention mechanism … Continue reading

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IAS 2018 – Conference Pathway (July 2018)

MeSH has produced a conference pathway for IAS 2018 to highlight key sessions on epidemiology, metrics, and the use of routine HIV data. IAS 2018 – MeSH Conference Pathway – Find it here The first objective of the upcoming 22nd … Continue reading

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Outcomes of Patients Lost to Follow-up in African Antiretroviral Therapy Programs: Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis (July 2018)

Figure: Vital and treatment status of patients lost to follow-up (LTFU), including death, stop of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), transfer to another clinic, and retention on cART. Summary written by Nanina Anderegg, Statistician at Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine … Continue reading

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II MeSH Symposium Report Now Available (May 2018)

In December 2017, a group of public health experts met at the second MeSH Scientific Symposium, held in Muldersdrift in South Africa, to consider ways to improve the quality of routine HIV data collected and the capacity to use it … Continue reading

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Monitoring the HIV continuum of care in key populations across Europe and Central Asia (May 2018)

In a paper published this week in HIV Medicine, data from 29 countries in Europe and Central Asia reported to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control were analysed in relation to a four stage HIV continuum of care … Continue reading

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IWHOD Conference Reflections (March 2018)

International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis Observational Databases (IWHOD) Conference. The conference was well organised and the science engaging. Our group consisted of researchers from the Alpha network, and the Kisesa (Tanzania) cohort. Our presentations were on the topics of … Continue reading

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Documented Analysis of HIV Care and Treatment Data – Workshop Report Released (March 2018)

On 11th to 13th December 2017 a workshop was convened in order to update and document the analysis of the Tanzanian national HIV CTC3 database. The workshop additionally aimed to develop and build the process to enable further analyses of … Continue reading

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Know Your Epidemic, Strengthen Your Response (February 2018)

This editorial accompanies and summarises a collection of papers published in in a special issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research – Public Health and Surveillance titled “Improving Global and National Responses to the HIV Epidemic Through High Quality … Continue reading

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