“The HPTN 071 (PopART) study, the largest HIV prevention study conducted to date, highlights the importance of conducting large-scale studies that aim to measure the impact of an integrated prevention strategy,” said Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA. Dr. El-Sadr is co-principal investigator of the NIH-funded HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) and professor of epidemiology and medicine at Columbia University. “Achieving HIV epidemic control will require the integration of various evidence-based interventions tailored to the needs of specific populations,” she added.
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