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Meg Doherty of the ...
Meg Doherty of the World Health Organization (WHO) went through the meta-analysis of PrEP studies that the WHO conducted to reach its most recent recommendations on PrEP ( see this report ). She said that the WHO considered PrEP urgently necessary for key affected populations such as men who have sex with men, who were at 19 times the risk of HIV than the general population globally, and transgender women, who were at 49 times the risk.
Meg Doherty, MD, PhD, of the ...
Meg Doherty, MD, PhD, of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS made the announcement on Sunday via a satellite meeting before the 8th International AIDS Society Conference (IAS 2015) in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The World Health Organization ...
The World Health Organization will issue new HIV treatment guidelines later this year recommending treatment for all, regardless of CD4 cell count, Dr Meg Doherty of the WHO Department of HIV / AIDS told a satellite meeting ahead of the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference in Vancouver on Sunday.
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Meg Doherty appointed as Coordinator - Treatment & Care for the WHO
Meg Doherty joined the World Health Organisation (WHO) HIV Department in September 2012, taking up the position as Coordinator - Treatment & Care, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Previously Meg held the position of Director Clinical & Training Services for the PEPFAR program in Ethiopia, where she managed the clinical and care aspects of a HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
She also mentored and supervised the in-country clinical technical and programmatic teams of up to 40 persons and was responsible for the maintenance and growth of the clinical programs.
Meg holds an MD from Harvard Medical School, has an M.P.H & PhD from Johns Hopkins University.
She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Achool of Medicine & Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Ahead of the official announcement of ...
Ahead of the official announcement of new treatment initiation guidelines which will be released in June at the IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, WHO's Treatment and Care coordinator Dr. Meg Doherty offered a preview of the guidelines this morning at Treatment as Prevention workshop in Vancouver, Canada.
According to Doherty
, earlier treatment initiation will make 26 million people eligible to receive lifesaving antiretroviral medicine, an increase of 76% from the current 14.8 million.