Pivotal work by SEARCH

Pivotal work by the Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health (SEARCH) study in which FACES was a partner in Homabay and Migori counties! SEARCH along with two other trials demonstrates the benefits of universal test-and-treat and provides hope for increasing viral load suppression and decreasing HIV-related mortality. The SEARCH, multidisease approach, provided added community health benefits. However, test and treat alone is not enough to end the HIV epidemic.

Read more at the New England Journal of Medicine link:   https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1809866?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed

Editorial in New England Journal of Medicine about the large, cluster randomized trials including SEARCH https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1907279?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed