This is a fact sheet outlining the fast facts of HIV and anal sex. This fact sheet describes the act of anal sex and why it's the riskiest sexual behavior for getting and transmitting HIV for men and women. This fact sheet also gives tips on how to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV when engaging in anal sex.
This report presents evidence documenting challenges that currently hinder effective first-line TB treatment worldwide and recommends some potential solutions to prevent stock-outs, increase uptake of fixed-ose combination medications, and ensure quality-assured medicines.
This pamphlet provides a comprehensive introduction to the FAST strategy: a focused approach to stopping TB spread in congregate settings. FAST stands for Finding TB cases Actively, Separating safely, and Treating effectively. FAST focuses healthcare workers on the most important administrative TB transmission control intervention: effective treatment.
This report compiles best practices for psycho-emotional support and socio-economic support for TB and DR-TB patients from inpatient and outpatient programs globally. The social support interventions demonstrated in this report are intended to enable and ensure adherence to TB and DR-TB treatment, alleviate patient costs, and reduce the stigmatization of and discrimination against TB patients.
This application is based on the 2nd edition of The PIH Guide to the Medical Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, published in 2014. It includes the most important reference tables and tools from the PIH Guide and is compatible with Android smart phones.
This field guide serves as a tool for practitioners working with children at risk of infection or diagnosed with MDR-TB. The guide was developed by a team of experts who have jointly treated hundreds of children with the disease over the last two decades over every region of the world. The guide focuses on issues relevant in clinical and programmatic practices and should be considered complementary to other existing recommendations.
This guide offers information to healthcare providers on the importance of increased targeted screening and testing for syphilis among high risk populations, and the availability of the rapid syphilis test.
This training is intended for health program staff who work with epidemiologic data and are in the position to make decisions based on its findings. Topics include the basics of epidemiology outbreak and field investigations, strategies for increasing and invigorating prevention activities, mathematical modeling to prioritize program planning, and data visualization for influencing policy making.