Good signs for HIV treatment for children in East Africa

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New research from a large team looks at children’s ability to maintain ART consistently through 4 programs in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Key factors for keeping mothers from passing HIV to infants

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Over 90% of children in Kenya living with HIV were exposed to the virus while in their mothers’ wombs. While antiretroviral therapy (ART) is widely available, there are still far too many pregnant women who don’t get treatment. A new study co-authored by UCSF Bixby Center researchers identified several factors linked to mothers passing HIV on to infants.

How to get HIV prevention services to more women in the US

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A team of researchers including a Bixby investigator identified challenges and made recommendations to help reduce the rate of HIV infection among women.

People living with HIV play a vital role in peer education and treatment in eastern Africa

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People living with HIV have long been targeted for medical care, but they have not always been viewed as actors in the process. A new study co-authored by UCSF Bixby researchers shows that people living with HIV in Kenya and Uganda are vital in helping to guide community members toward HIV treatment.

Treatment not a major factor in HIV-positive women's desire to have children

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The World Health Organization now recommends antiretroviral therapy (ART) for everyone living with HIV, no matter how sick.

HIV & STIs Resources

These resources from the UCSF Bixby Center touch on our main research, health care and policy priorities.


Fellow in Family Planning

Program Manager

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Co-Director, KEMRI-UCSF Infectious Disease Research Training Program
Principal Research Officer, Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI

Kenya Research Director

Ms. Burger coordinates large clinical trials in Kenya related to HIV and reproductive health.