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SHAPE-UTT at AIDS 2018, The Netherlands, and the INTEREST 2018 Workshop, Rwanda

SHAPE-UTT supporting young African Scientists to conceptualize, prepare and present health systems research at AIDS 2018, The Netherlands and the INTEREST 2018 Workshop, Rwanda

 

SHAPE – UTT (Strengthening Health systems for the Application of Policy to Enable Test and Treat) will be represented at the AIDS 2018 meeting and…

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Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data

Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data
May 28 – June 8, 2018
African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa

Request for Applications
The International Clinics on Infectious Disease Dynamics and Data (ICI3D) Program invites applications to the ninth annual Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data (MMED). This 2-week…

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The 12th INTEREST Conference (known as the ‘African CROI’)

The 12th INTEREST Conference (known as the ‘African CROI’ with an African focus, which may be of interest to some of the ALPHA DSS sites) will take place from 29 May – 1 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.  The Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research…

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STI Bottlenecks supplement and blog post now online

Please find below the link to the special issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections with the papers from the HIV Bottlenecks Study.

 

Online supplement http://sti.bmj.com/content/93/Suppl_3.

The blog post is available at http://blogs.bmj.com/sti/?p=1310.

 

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New ALPHA Network publication alert: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews in Uganda

McRobie E, Wringe A, Nakiyingi-Miiro J, Kiweewa F, Lutalo T, Nakigozi G, Todd J, Eaton JW, Zaba B, and Church K. HIV policy implementation in two health and demographic surveillance sites in Uganda: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews. Implementation Science 2017…

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New ALPHA Network publication on the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in Tanzania

Mwangome MN, Geubbels E, Wringe A, Todd J, Klatser P, Dieleman M. A qualitative study of the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in two south-eastern districts of Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Mar 22…

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AIDS 2016 – a focus on progress and challenges

Members of the ALPHA Network have returned from AIDS 2016, which saw more than 15,00 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers gather in Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference.

More than 17 million people living with HIV are on treatment, and both new HIV infections and…

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Competition for Collaborative and Co-funded studentships now open

This competition invites academics, in collaboration with non-academic partners, to submit proposals for studentship projects to begin October 2017.

Collaboration partners must be non-academic organisations with an operating base in the UK – they can be private, public or voluntary sector organisations.

The deadline Wednesday 30 November 2016.

For…

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AIDS 2016: ALPHA Network Symposium – Monday 18 July

The symposium ‘HIV Mortality Trends in Africa in the Treatment Era: New Evidence from the ALPHA Network’ takes place on Monday 18th July (Session Room 13) from 17:00 – 19:00.
Since the introduction of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) mortality has fallen dramatically in African countries affected by HIV. However, almost…

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MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2016/17

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards.

This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who…

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