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HIV Research & Clinical Practice

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Innovative Strategies for the Implementation of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

Manuscript deadline
07 February 2025

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Article collection guest advisor(s)

Dr. Nnakelu Chukwudalu Eriobu, Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN)
[email protected]

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Innovative Strategies for the Implementation of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

HIV/AIDS continues to be a significant global health challenge, particularly in resource-constrained settings where access to healthcare services may be limited. This collection aims to highlight novel approaches, best practices, and emerging trends in HIV/AIDS care delivery, with a specific focus on addressing the unique challenges faced in sub-Saharan Africa.

This Article Collection seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of innovative approaches to HIV/AIDS care implementation, with the goal of informing policy, practice, and research in the field. We welcome contributions from researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders working to improve HIV/AIDS care delivery in sub-Saharan Africa.

Authors are invited to submit original research articles, reviews, case studies, and perspectives that explore innovative strategies for improving access to HIV/AIDS care, enhancing treatment outcomes, and reducing the burden of the disease in resource-limited settings.

In sub-Saharan Africa, the fight against HIV/AIDS may be more complex. Millions are affected, yet access to life-saving care may be more limited due to complex social, infrastructural and environmental challenges. That's why exploring innovative strategies for HIV/AIDS care is paramount. These approaches aren't just about treatment – they're about equity, resource optimization, and adapting to evolving challenges. In these settings, where resources are scarce and stigma persists, traditional healthcare models often fall short. By embracing innovation, we can shift the paradigm; from task-sharing among healthcare workers to leveraging mobile technology for outreach, these approaches hold promise for expanding access, improving outcomes, and reducing the burden of HIV/AIDS. Through collaboration, creativity, and a commitment to health equity, we can pave the way for a future where every individual, regardless of where they live, has access to the care they need to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

  1. Task-shifting and task-sharing models for expanding access to HIV/AIDS care.
  2. Mobile health (mHealth) solutions for improving treatment adherence and patient engagement.
  3. Community-based care models and their impact on HIV/AIDS service delivery.
  4. Integration of HIV/AIDS care with other healthcare services, such as maternal and child health and tuberculosis treatment.
  5. Peer support programs and their role in reducing stigma and improving treatment outcomes.
  6. Economic empowerment initiatives for individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
  7. Telemedicine and e-health solutions for overcoming geographical barriers to care.
  8. Preventive strategies, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and safe sex education.
  9. Public-private partnerships for enhancing access to medications and resources.
  10. Innovative financing mechanisms for sustaining HIV/AIDS care programs in low-resource settings.

Nnakelu Eriobu MD is a clinical scientist and public health implementation expert. He has led as the country Principal Investigator multiple studies in HIV/AIDs treatment and care strategies, including malaria and COVID-19. He focuses on clinical and treatment strategies for infectious diseases of public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa.

Preferred email address: [email protected]

Nnakelu Eriobu | Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN)

Nnakelu Eriobu | ORCID Page

Disclosure Statement: Dr. Nnakelu Eriobu declare no conflicts of interest regarding this work.

The deadline for submitting manuscripts is February 7th, 2025.

When submitting your article, please select the Special Issue, 'Innovative Strategies for the Implementation of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care in Sub-Saharan Africa' from the drop-down menu on the submission system.

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All manuscripts submitted to this Article Collection will undergo a full peer-review; the Guest Advisor for this collection will not be handling the manuscripts (unless they are an Editorial Board member). Please review the journal scope and author submission instructions prior to submitting a manuscript.

The deadline for submitting manuscripts is February 7th, 2025.

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All manuscripts submitted to this Article Collection will undergo desk assessment and peer-review as part of our standard editorial process. Guest Advisors for this collection will not be involved in peer-reviewing manuscripts unless they are an existing member of the Editorial Board. Please review the journal Aims and Scope and author submission instructions prior to submitting a manuscript.