For more than a decade, there has been a rapid increase in the number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnosis in the Philippines driven by men who have sex with men (MSM). This study is the first prospective cohort study in the country on HIV incidence among MSM. Read our policy brief here to know continue reading : Shifting focus: strengthening HIV prevention interventions for young MSM in the Philippines
Investigating viral diseases requires a holistic approach to the epidemiologic triad: the agent, the host, and the environment. Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) or environmental surveillance (ES) has been an effective tool to assess viral transmission at a community level, especially for polio and antimicrobial-resistant pathogens. It can provide information on virus circulation and give data on continue reading : A Paradigm Shift in Surveillance System
‘Nudging’, defined as altering the environmental context in which a decision is made or a certain behavior is enacted, has shown promising results in several health promotion strategies. Read on to learn how the nudging technique can increase vaccine confidence.
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