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The Evolution of HIV Testing

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The objectives of this presentation are to outline the history of HIV testing, describe the limitations of the first testing methods that were produced for the detection of HIV, discuss the need for an updated algorithm, and identify the new objectives in the current algorithm and describe the test methods involved.

AIDS Associated Malignancies

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The objective of this presentation is to list and describe the mechanisms of AIDS-associated malignancies, identify and describe oncoviruses seen in the setting of HIV infection, describe the 3 AIDS-defining malignancies, and to develop a basic cancer therapy plan for patients with AIDS-defining malignancies.

Getting PrEPPED

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This infographic provides details that may be useful for individuals facing problems with insurance covering the costs of Truvada for PrEP.

HIV and Injection Drug Use Syringe Services Programs for HIV Prevention

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This Vital Signs highlights the importance of expanding access to SSPs, which provide sterile needles and syringes and ideally offer many other comprehensive services to help improve the health of PWID and their communities, such as treatment for substance use disorder, HIV, and hepatitis testing and linkage to treatment, and safe disposal of used syringes.

Childhood TB Training Toolkit

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This training toolkit is intended to focus on building the capacity of health care workers at the primary and secondary level to address and manage TB in children through the objectives of: 1) increasing the detection of TB in children with TB in the community, 2) improving the management of children with TB, 3) increase implementation of child contact screening and preventative therapy, and 4) provide accurate data on childhood TB for better monitoring and evaluation.

Implementing The End TB Strategy: The Essentials

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2016 is the first year of implementation of the WHO End TB Strategy in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Agenda, both of which include the aim of ending the TB epidemic. To support the work ahead, the World Health Organization’s Global TB Programme has developed operational guidance, The Essentials, for effective adaptation and implementation of the new Strategy. The Essentials provides in-depth explanations of the vision, goal, targets, and milestones of the End TB Strategy, as well as key indicators to measure progress.

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