The objective of the ART-A project is to develop an affordable HIV-1 drug resistance protocol for clinics in Africa.

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Watch the NWO Wotro interview with S. Aitken

 

Viroscore basecalling software

With the viroscore basecalling software we wished to develop an automated, easy-to-use sequence analysis software that will support and process all the genotypic resistance testing and data generated by the other ART-A partners.Publicatie over PASER in het tijdschrift van de Nederlandse Vereniging van Medische Microbiologie.

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HIV Drug resistance meeting, 19th and 20th of April, Kampala, Uganda

The HIV Drug resistance research dissemination and policy meeting was held in Uganda at the Commonwealth Resort & Conference Center Munyonyo, Kampala on the 19th and 20th of April 2012.

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Watch video on HIV drug resistance broadcasted in Uganda by NBS TV

The HIV drug resistance meeting on April 19 and 20 also gained media attention from UBC tv, Urban tv, MTV, Radio Sammu and Radio DME.

 

 

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Viroscore basecalling software

Viroscore basecalling software With the viroscore basecalling software we wished to develop an automated, easy-to-use sequence analysis software that will support and process all the genotypic resistance testing and data generated by the other ART-A partners. Click the following link to install the software: www.arta-africa.org\uploads\arta_055.zip . 

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HIV Drug resistance meeting, 19th and 20th of April, Kampala, Uganda

The HIV Drug resistance research dissemination and policy meeting was held in Uganda at the Commonwealth Resort & Conference Center Munyonyo, Kampala on the 19th and 20 th of April 2012. The meeting was organized by the Joint Clinical Research Centre in collaboration with the National HIV Drug Resistance Committee with support from the ARTA project, sponsored by NACCAP-WOTRO and UVRI through the CDC-PEPFAR grant.

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12% of HIV- infected people are drug-resistant, report says

Efforts to fight HIV/Aids could hit a snag after it emerged that 12 per cent of the people living with the disease and on Anti-Retroviral Therapies (ART) have registered drug resistance.

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HIV drug resistance worries Uganda medics

As the Ugandan Anti-retroviral Therapy (ART) programme matures, new challenges have begun to emerge.

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Kick the HIV drug resistance bug with regular Anti Retroviral therapy

“If you are an HIV/Aids patient on Anti Retroviral Therapy, please adhere to your treatment to avoid developing HIV Drug resistance,” this was a message given by Dr Alex Ario, the National ART co-ordinator Ministry of Health.

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