Prison release associated with HIV incidence in southern region of United States

Harvard Pop Center faculty members SV Subramanian, PhD, and Kenneth Mayer, MD, are among the authors on a study published in PLOS One that explores the impact of prison release on HIV incidence in parts of the U.S. that have the highest rates of incarceration and new HIV diagnoses.

In South Africa, when HIV testing is not always possible, is self-reported status a viable, reliable alternative?

A team of researchers affiliated with the Harvard Pop Center and the Health and Aging in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in South Africa (HAALSI) has found that the self-reported HIV status of older adults was accurate enough that it could be considered as a routine first step to establish HIV status when … Continue reading “In South Africa, when HIV testing is not always possible, is self-reported status a viable, reliable alternative?”