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Targeted care program improves engagement, HIV suppression in female sex workers

Targeted care program improves engagement, HIV suppression in female sex workers
July 25, 2016

An HIV and sexual health intervention conducted among female sex workers in Zimbabwe appears to have increased engagement in health services and reduced the proportion of women with detectable viral loads, according to late-breaking data presented at AIDS 2016.

Despite this, a recent trial intensifying the interventions offered through the program did not result in further reductions in viral load proportions, Frances Cowan, MD, FRCPE, professor of international sexual health and HIV at University College London, said at the meeting.

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