The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHCS) currently moderates three email-based discussion groups:
HIV Treatment Failure Discussion Group (Manager/Moderator - Dr Jeremy Nel):
A moderated email discussion group focused on the management of second line HIV treatment failure, the use of genotypic resistance testing and the management of patients on third line antiretrovirals. Group members submit difficult and/or interesting cases to the moderator, who shares the case with the group and moderates the discussion. Once a case has been fully discussed, opinions are sought from a variety of experts. To join, send an email to email@example.com and include your name, profession and primary place of employment.
Pediatric Discussion Group (Manager/Moderator - Dr Leon Levin):
Assists healthcare professionals to resolve HIV-related clinical problems through the use of case studies. Difficult and/or interesting cases are e-mailed to group members who e-mail their responses to all participants. Once a case has been fully discussed, opinions are usually sought from overseas experts. The Discussion Group currently has over 1700 subscribers/contributors. To join please send your e-mail address to Dr Leon Levin: firstname.lastname@example.org . You may subscribe directly on www.mylistmanager.co.za
Policy and Ethics issues in HIV Group (Manager/Moderator: Dr Mary Carman):
The Discussion Group has now been operating since October 2006. Topics discussed include HIV in the military, HIV testing and Dual Loyalties. To subscribe, email Dr Carman your name, surname and email address to email@example.com To view past debates, see: policy-ethics