4389.0 Global Success & Challenges in HIV/AIDS Research

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM
As HIV has become an infection that may be managed much like other chronic diseases, a focus on treatment and prevention continues. Efforts to conduct HIV testing, engage infected individuals in care, and reduce HIV transmission risk are priorities as HIV prevalence rates increase. The HIV/AIDS Section seeks to disseminate study findings related to global successes and challenges in HIV research in order to improve future program planning and inform needed research efforts. This session is aimed to share latest research on topics related to HIV globally. The section identified this area as a priority, as the global epidemic persists and experiences many challenges to providing care and prevention efforts. The section supported the development of session in order to share innovative approaches to global HIV prevention.
Session Objectives: Understand factors that affect HIV prevention and treatment efforts internationally Identify successful programs that have enhanced engagement in HIV care
Lindsay Briggs, PhD, MPH

4:30 PM
4:50 PM
Expedited Partner Treatment:Implementation Resources, Research, and Some Just-In-Time Assistance
Richard Goldsworthy, MSEd, PhD, J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS, Matthew Hogben, PhD and Kimberly McBride, PhD, MA
5:10 PM
Men in Nyanza Province, Kenya, Demonstrate Good Understanding of Partial Protection of Male Circumcision
Kelly L'Engle, PhD, MPH, Michele Lanham, MPH, Kathryn Lancaster, MPH and Mores Loolpapit, BSc, MD, MPH
5:30 PM
Concurrent sexual partnerships among young drug users: An egocentric network study in Yunnan, China
Jian Li, MD, PhD, Jianhua Li, Jian Luo, Nana Koram, MPH, PhD, Roger Detels, MD, MS and Hongjie Liu, MS, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: International Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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