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ECHO Study Results Released

The ECHO study results were announced on 13 June, 2019 at the 9th SA AIDS 2019 Conference. You can watch the results announcement and download the slide deck used in the presentation.

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Lancet - ECHO Study primary HIV results

Article: HIV incidence among women using ...
Supplementary appendix
Commentary: How should we listen to ECHO?

Press releases

WHO revises recommendations on hormonal contraceptive use for women at high risk of HIV
ECHO finds no substantial difference in HIV risk among DMPA-IM, copper IUD, and LNG...
New study finds no link between HIV infection and contraceptive methods

Public statements

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation public statement on the ECHO trial results
Civil Society Advocacy Working Group on HC-HIV statement on ECHO study results
WHO/UNFPA/UNAIDS/HRP: Hormonal contraceptive methods and HIV acquisition in...

Useful resources

ECHO Study Q&A June 2019

A roadmap for results: Understanding the ECHO 

The ECHO Trial Results: Time to Act

Results for informed choice website