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Healthcare workers in Cape Town ambivalent about patients who disengage from HIV treatment

A qualitative study sought to understand healthcare workers’ perspectives on patients who disengage from antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. Results showed that healthcare workers had contradictory feelings about these patients, ranging from empathy to anger. Having sub-optimal adherence to or stopping HIV treatment can lead to drug resistance, HIV… Read More »

Town halls at Penn State College of Medicine reveal the same racial tensions that plague the nation | Opinion – pennlive.com

On May 29th, 2020, four days after the killing of George Floyd, we received a message from a Black medical student at the Penn State College of Medicine on the Hershey campus. She said she was scared. The administration, she told us, hadn’t offered her any support. She was finding it hard to focus. Her… Read More »