Author Archives: Nerissa Tilouche

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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Address by Dr Anton Pozniak (December 2017)

Dr Anton Pozniak of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and president elect of the International Aids Society opened the second day of MeSH Scientific Symposium with an excellent speech. See his full address here following this link to the video. … Continue reading

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II MeSH Scientific Symposium (December 2017)

In May, 2015 WHO & UNAIDS held their third global consultation meeting on HIV surveillance in Bangkok. Over four days, discussions focused on recognising priority gaps in current surveillance systems, identifying the surveillance data needed to monitor achievement of long … Continue reading

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Time for a data revolution to guide the HIV response (World Aids Day 2017)

Image: A community care worker from the Turntable Trust provides HIV counselling and testing service to a local woman at her home in South Africa. Credit: 2010 JHHESA/CCP, Courtesy of Photoshare World AIDS Day is an important milestone each year allowing … Continue reading

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UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates, Modeling, and Projections (October 2017)

On October 17, 2017, MeSH participated in the UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates, Modeling, and Projections. This group is an international ‘open cohort’ of epidemiologists, demographers, statisticians, and public health experts who support and guide United Nations Joint Programme on … Continue reading

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New MeSH Publication in JMIR (September 2017)

New study published by Dr Liz Fearon of the MeSH Consortium provides guidance on planning studies to estimate the size of key populations.

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MeSH Responds to Study – Household survey of HIV incidence in Rwanda (September 2017)

Professor James Hargreaves, the Consortium Director, has responded to the article “Household survey of HIV incidence in Rwanda: a national observational cohort study”.  This study finds “the incidence of HIV in Rwanda was higher than that previously estimated from models”. … Continue reading

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