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August 13, 2018

HPTN Responds to Results from SEARCH and BCPP Studies Presented at AIDS 2018

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) congratulates the participants and researchers taking part in two important HIV prevention trials announcing results this week at the AIDS 2018 conference – the Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health (SEARCH) study and the Botswana Combination Prevention Project (BCPP) study. Both studies were cluster-randomized, community-based trials conducted in sub-Saharan Africa that measured the impact of enhanced HIV services and the offer of universal treatment on HIV incidence. These impressive studies have demonstrated that providing enhanced HIV testing and treatment services at the community level (with treatment provided through government facilities) can help to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets and may also reduce the rate of new HIV infections in some settings. Read more…

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