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New publication: AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy

Bruno Masquelier (Universite Catholique de Louvain) and Georges Reniers (LSHTM) prepared a short article on AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy in Africa for Populations et Sociétés; a popular science journal published by the Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques (INED)

“In 2016, a million people…

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New publication on the HIV service delivery across sub-Saharan African countries

Kathryn Church, Kazuyo Machiyama, Jim Todd, Brian Njamwea, Mary Mwangome, Vicky Hosegood, Janet Michel, Samuel Oti, Constance Nyamukapa, Amelia Crampin, Nyaguara Amek, Gertrude Nakigozi, Denna Michael, F Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro, Basia Zaba, Alison Wringe. Identifying gaps in HIV service delivery across the diagnosis-to-treatment cascade…

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New publication on the shrinking burden of HIV mortality in KwaZulu-Natal

Reniers G, Blom S, Calvert C, Martin-Onraet A, Herbst AJ, Eaton JW, Bor J, Slaymaker E, Li ZR, Clark SJ, Bärnighausen T., Zaba B, and Hosegood V. Trends in the burden of HIV mortality after roll-out of antiretroviral therapy in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: an observational community…

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New publication on adult mortality trends in Karonga (Malawi)

Price, Alison J., Judith Glynn, Menard Chihana, Ndoliwe Kayuni, Sian Floyd, Emma Slaymaker, Georges Reniers et al. “Sustained 10-year gain in adult life expectancy following antiretroviral therapy roll-out in rural Malawi: July 2005 to June 2014.” International Journal of Epidemiology (2016): dyw208…

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New publication on the InSilico VA interpretation tool

Tyler H. McCormick, Zehang Richard Li, Clara Calvert, Amelia C. Crampin, Kathleen Kahn & Samuel J. Clark (2016): Probabilistic Cause-of-death Assignment using Verbal Autopsies, Journal of the American Statistical Association, DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2016.1152191…

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New publication: Malawi HIV policy review

Dasgupta AN, Wringe A, Crampin AC, Chisambo C, Koole O, Makombe S, Sungani C, Todd J, Church K. HIV policy and implementation: a national policy review and an implementation case study of a rural area of northern Malawi. AIDS care. 2016 Apr 21:1-3…

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ALPHA @PAA 2016

Chodziwadziwa Kabudula presented on Enhancing Demographic Datasets Through Record Linkage in an invited session on the Data Revolution in Africa: Recent Developments in Practice

A pdf of the presentation is available here…

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New publication on the impact of ART on fertility

New publication documenting that differences in fertility between HIV positive and HIV negative women are narrowing as ART becomes more widely available:
 

Marston, M., Nakiyingi-Miiro, J., Hosegood, V., Lutalo, T., Mtenga, B., Zaba, B., & ALPHA network. (2016). Measuring the Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy Roll-Out on Population…

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New publication: ALPHA Data Resource Profile

Data Resource Profile: Network for Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA Network), Int J Epidemiol. 2016, vol45(1):83-93.
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ALPHA @ CROI 2016

Jeffrey Eaton presented on work from the HIV Modelling Consortium Writing Group on ART Eligibility Guidelines (with inputs from the ALPHA Network) in Session O-10 (abstract 117):

HIV Mortality by Care Cascade Stage and Implications for Universal ART Eligibility (webcast)

Ruanne V Barnabas1, Eran Bendavid2, Anna Bershteyn3, Andrew Boulle4…

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