Paulie Germano

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We present our approach for overcoming the cost, operational complexity, and limited scale endemic to datacenter networks a decade ago. Three themes unify the five generations of datacenter networks detailed in this paper. First, multi-stage Clos topologies built from commodity switch silicon can support cost-effective deployment of building-scale networks.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the incidence and consequences of adverse reactions among African HIV-positive pregnant women treated with fixed-dose combinations of a nevirapine-containing antiretroviral (ARV) triple therapy. METHODS A retrospective analysis of the clinical files of 703 HIV-1-positive pregnant women treated with a nevirapine-containing regimen(More)
Ensuring high levels of adherence to highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) is a priority in treating people living with AIDS. This study reports the rates of adherence of patients served by DREAM (Drug Resource Enhancement against AIDS and Malnutrition) in the city of Matola, Mozambique. DREAM, an innovative programme tailored for Africa, was(More)
This study evaluates the effectiveness of a holistic model for treating people living with AIDS in Africa; the model aims to improve knowledge about AIDS prevention and care, increase trust in the health centre, impact behaviour, and promote a high level of adherence to HAART. The study took place in the context of the DREAM (Drug Resource Enhancement(More)
DREAM (Drug Resources Enhancement against AIDS and Malnutrition) is a multiregional health program active in Mozambique since 2002 and provides free of charge an integrating package of care consisting of peer to peer nutritional and health education, food supplementation, voluntary counseling and testing, immunological, virological, clinical assessment and(More)
AIM To test the impact of a public health model to implement HIV pediatric care in Limited Resource Settings. METHODS A retrospective study on the clinical files of 679 Mozambican children (mean age 4.4 years; SD 3.2), has been carried out. The pediatric patients received HAART (Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy) in the framework of DREAM, a(More)
Coding Guide Example: MOAA01 (Weekday) MO (Session type) AA (Session order) 01 Weekdays: SU (Sunday), MO (Monday), TU (Tuesday), WE (Wednesday), TH (Thursday), FR (Friday) Session types: oral abstract sessions AA (Track A), AB (Track B), AC (Track C), AD (Track D), AE (Track E), AX (Cross-Track), LBA (Late Breaker Track A), LBB (Late Breaker Track B), LBC(More)
OBJECTIVES Retention of subjects in HIV treatment programmes is crucial for the success of treatment. We evaluated retention/loss to follow-up (LTFU) in subjects receiving established care in Malawi. METHODS Data for HIV-positive patients registered in Drug Resource Enhancement Against AIDS and Malnutrition centres in Malawi prior to 2014 were reviewed.(More)
Kaposi Sarcoma shows several different clinical and epidemiological patterns. In Sub-Saharan Africa, where the HIV achieves an high prevalence of infection, the KS can be found both in HIV positive than in HIV negative patients, and the diffusion of the HHV8 virus is endemic. The aim of the work is to evaluate the HHV8 seroprevalence in Mozambique. Moreover(More)
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