Court ruling on PrEP could lead to more than 2,000 HIV infections in the next year
A recent U.S. federal court ruling that removes a requirement for employers to provide insurance coverage for the HIV prevention medications known as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP, could result in more than 2,000 entirely preventable HIV infections in the coming year, according to a new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health.
Report Challenges Court Decision on PrEP and Public Health
A new report from a team of medical, public health, and legal experts challenges a federal court decision ruling it unconstitutional to mandate employer-sponsored insurance coverage of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a highly effective biomedical measure for preventing HIV.Source: Yale Law School
New Testing Method Could Make Tuberculosis Diagnosis Easier
In a promising new study, a multinational team of researchers, including scientists from the Yale School of Public Health, may have found another way to identify tuberculosis. Having patients spit into a cup, then loading saliva into a commercially available testing cartridge can detect the bacteria that causes TB, they found—even though the cartridge is designed to use sputum.
Machine Learning Model Helps Identify Resistance to Key Antibiotics for Treating Tuberculosis
Reza Yaesoubi and a team of researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have been working on models to predict the resistance to a class of antibiotics used to treat tuberculosis. The new tool could speed up the process of delivering optimal care.
YSPH-led Study Identifies Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Strains Spreading in Moldova
Public health experts are getting a better picture of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Moldova, thanks to the efforts of a coalition of researchers from across the world led by scientists at the Yale School of Public Health.
3 Essential Questions: HIV/AIDS and the Fight Against Disparities
Yusuf Ransome, Ph.D., studies how social, economic and cultural determinants influence racial/ethnic- and geography-related disparities in the HIV care continuum, using factors such as social capital and religion, faith and spirituality.
The Development of the Girl Champ Brand in eSwatini: Engaging the Private Sector to Promote Uptake of Health Services among Adolescent Girls and Young Women
In eSwatini and across sub-Saharan Africa, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are at significantly higher risk of HIV infection and poorer sexual and reproductive health (SRH) than their male counterparts.Source: Project Last Mile
Yale Researchers Join with APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health to Expand New Haven HIV Prevention
APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health, formerly AIDS Project New Haven, is working with Yale University researchers to develop an intervention that uses social networking apps to engage more young Black and Latino gay and bisexual men in HIV prevention.