HIV infection increases mortality in African women with cervical cancer
“Botswana was the first country in Africa to provide comprehensive HIV treatment to its citizens and has one of the most effective antiretroviral treatment programs globally,” Scott Dryden-Peterson, MD, instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, told HemOnc Today. “As such, trends in Botswana are indicative of what will happen in other heavily HIV affected countries that also now have good access to HIV treatment.… Read more about Botswana’s cautionary tale of the co-epidemic of HIV and cervical cancer
Dr. Rochelle Walensky and colleagues have published the results of a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, "The Anticipated Clinical and Economic Effects of 90–90–90 in South Africa." The microsimulation model used in the study predicted great clinical and economic value and should be used as evidence to draw action from global health policymakers.