Current opinion in HIV and AIDS

Using technology to assess and intervene with illicit drug-using persons at risk for HIV.

Publication Date: 
Aug 03, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review describes recent literature on novel ways technology is used for assessment of illicit drug use and HIV risk behaviours, suggestions for optimizing intervention acceptability, and recently completed and ongoing technology-based interventions for drug-using persons a

The future of digital games for HIV prevention and care.

Publication Date: 
Jul 10, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Although there has been a significant increase in mHealth interventions addressing the HIV prevention and care continuum, interventions using game mechanics have been less explored.

Electronic health, telemedicine, and new paradigms for training and care.

Publication Date: 
Jun 26, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: HIV prevention and care is changing rapidly; guideline revisions and programmatic scale-up require innovative approaches to in-service training and care extension to improve provider practice and care access.

Recent mobile health interventions to support medication adherence among HIV-positive MSM.

Publication Date: 
Jun 22, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: We describe recent mobile health (mHealth) interventions supporting antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication adherence among HIV-positive MSM.

Innovations in health and demographic surveillance systems to establish the causal impacts of HIV policies.

Publication Date: 
Oct 09, 2015

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Health and demographic surveillance systems (HDSS), in conjunction with HIV treatment cohorts, have made important contributions to our understanding of the impact of HIV treatment and treatment-related interventions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Mobile health applications for HIV prevention and care in Africa.

Publication Date: 
Oct 09, 2015

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: More people have mobile phones in Africa than at any point in history. Mobile health (m-health), the use of mobile phones to support the delivery of health services, has expanded in recent years.

Strengthening health systems through HIV monitoring and evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication Date: 
Jun 07, 2011

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In this review, we describe the challenges faced by using clinical cohorts to perform Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and the possible solutions for increasing and strengthening health systems in low-income and middle-income countries.