Jan Carlos Sekera

Jan Carlos Sekera
Charles University in Prague | CUNI · Faculty of Science

Master of Epidemiology

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September 2018 - present
Charles University in Prague
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
September 2016 - August 2018
Charles University in Prague
Field of study
  • Epidemiology

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Publications (5)
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Despite health literacy being an important assumption for maintaining a healthy population, there are not many studies focusing on health literacy concerning HIV infection among adolescents in the Czech Republic and among Czech authors. In contrast, there are plenty of scientific papers and researches focused on awareness and susceptibility of adol...
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Objectives: The aim of the study is to analyse drug-related infectious diseases (DRID) rates for people who inject drugs (PWID) in the Pilsen Region in order to identify the main determiners of infection risk and also to provide a foundation for comparison between this region and the others in the Czech Republic. Methods: In a descriptive cross-se...
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Za posledních několik desetiletí došlo ve vývoji světové populace k obrovským změnám. Jedná se zejména o nástup populačních trendů reagujících na předchozí masivní změny (války, snížení úmrt-nosti, prodlužování střední délky života atd.). V mi-nulém století, zejména v jeho druhé polovině, jsme byli svědky obrovského nárůstu světové populace souvise...
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V posledních letech se stále častěji objevují zprávy o postupném vítězství nad infekcí HIV ve světě. V roce 2008 se povedlo kompletní transplantací kostní dřeně vyléčit z této infekce prvního pacienta (tzv. berlínský pacient). Počátkem letošního roku byl vyléčen stejnou metodou druhý, tzv. londýnský pacient. Náznak blížících se "lepších časů" však...
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic determines the functioning of the healthcare system. The epidemic of HIV infection depends heavily on the effectiveness of the health system and its ability to test and deliver prevention and treatment.This study aims to determine the consequences of this pandemic on the development of HIV infection testing in the...

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The COVID-19 pandemic brings the problems in the availability of health care for the evolution of other infections. Does exist any restriction for HIV testing? How can this problem affect the evolution of HIV infection? Does the COVID-19 pandemic real problem for the increase of HIV infection?
Do you have any experience with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV testing, especially according to the reason for testing (voluntary testing or for medical indication) in your country?

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To describe the range of services offered by men offering sexual services to other men for money in the context of the risk of STI transmission. To describe the sexual behavior of men offering sexual services to other men for money in their private lives in the context of the risk of infection of their partners. To analyze the experience of testing for STIs among men offering sexual services for money to other men.
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Identification of possible alterations in sexual behaviour in connection with a change in the risk of sexually transmitted infections. Changes in the availability of health care, especially PrEP Identification of determinants that could lead to a change in sexual behaviour.