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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.

People are still having sex. So why are STD rates dropping?

New York Times
Dr. Ina Park talked to the New York Times about challenges to STD testing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on patients.

Zambian study points to why some mothers don't carry on taking HIV drugs

The Conversation
Jerry Nutor wrote about his work on the first study in Zambia to explore how attitudes and beliefs affect HIV-positive pregnant and breastfeeding women’s intention to take ART consistently.

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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