HIV surveillance

HIV surveillance

Epidemiology The identification and monitoring of HIV-infected persons through a regional or national database. See HIV reporting.
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3) Kaplan and El Khoury highlight the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and offer insight in improving HIV surveillance efforts among this marginalized population in the conservative context of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Commenting on the significant findings of the reports, Dr Valerie Delpech, Head of HIV Surveillance at PHE, said: This year, there are 3 firsts in the 30-year history of the UK HIV epidemic.
Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and care objectives by using HIV surveillance data--United States and 6 dependent areas, 2015.
Dr Valerie Delpech, its head of HIV surveillance, said: "It is the first time since the beginning of the HIV epidemic in the 1980s that we have observed a decline in new HIV diagnoses among gay and bisexual men.
To learn more, the CDC recently analyzed HIV surveillance data to examine testing patterns among people living with diagnosed HIV who had entered HIV medical care.
The number of people living with diagnosed HIV in the United States will increase to 1,232,054 by 2045, up from 917,294 in 2013, according to projections based on National HIV Surveillance System and U.
The study, published in February in AIDS and Behavior, is based on more than 12,000 records from New York City's HIV surveillance registry.
For their study, the researchers used HIV surveillance data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the years 2010 to 2013 to project yearly estimates for several key indicators -- the number of new infections occurring annually, the number of people living with HIV in the United States, and the mortality rate -- for 2014 through 2025.
The data source was provided by the Puerto Rico HIV/AIDS Surveillance System, which is part of the CDC's National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS) (4).
Between 2008 and 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses in injectable drug users across all demographic groups declined nationally by nearly half, according to an analysis of national HIV surveillance survey data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization recommends that the HIV treatment cascade be considered a priority as a component of HIV surveillance in Latin America and the Caribbean (11).
Last, one unintended consequence of the new algorithm is the effect on HIV surveillance programs.