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As syphilis comes roaring back, newborn babies are tragic victims

STAT
Ina Park calls for greater investment in fighting congenital syphilis.

Could a common bacteria protect women in South Africa from HIV?

Good Things Guy
An innovative new study in South Africa by Bixby members Craig Cohen and Anke Hemmerling, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Aurum Institute and Ragon Institute will explore whether treatment with Lactin-V can protect women from HIV.

Retiree living the RV dream fights $12,387 nightmare lab fee

Kaiser Health News
Ina Park talked to Kaiser Health News about a patient who was billed thousands of dollars for STI tests she didn't request and wasn't informed about for their Bill of the Month series.

Community-based HIV testing services can help increase HIV testing rates in western Kenya

UCSF Bixby Center

The United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) set a testing target of 90% of all individuals with HIV knowing their HIV status, which some countries are struggling to meet.

Counseling’s impact on adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among pregnant and breastfeeding women

UCSF Bixby Center

Pregnant women living with HIV can transmit the infection to their babies in utero, during delivery or through breastfeeding.

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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. 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences