Paediatric and Adolescent Treatment

CSWG Policy Brief: Preventing and treating tuberculosis among children living with HIV

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in children living with HIV (CLHIV), particularly in TB endemic settings. TB in CLHIV is a

CSWG Brief: Scaling up optimal antiretroviral treatment for children: A long overdue intervention

To achieve an AIDS-free generation, optimal treatment options for all infants and young children living with HIV must be available, tolerable and most importantly,…

CSWG Policy Brief: Meaningful engagement of adolescents and young people in national and local HIV programming

Adolescents and young people (AYP) (10-24 years) are being left behind in the HIV response, with high levels of new infections, and lower levels of diagnosis and…

CSWG Policy Brief: Family-based index case testing to identify children with HIV

Paediatric HIV treatment coverage is stagnating. The most recent estimates suggest that only 46% of children living with HIV are on treatment, well below the AIDS…

Child Survival Working Group - Policy Briefs

Urgent and ambitious 2020 global targets are on the horizon, yet there has been insufficient progress in paediatric and adolescent HIV to date. Scaling up HIV…

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CSWG Policy Brief: Sensitizing health workers to providing responsive care for adolescents and young people living with HIV

The 95-95-95 targets will only be achieved with zero discrimination, including within healthcare settings. Health worker attitudes, including those of professional…

CSWG Policy Brief: Engaging community and faith-based organizations to deliver PMTCT and pediatric HIV services

To reach global pediatric HIV targets, efforts must extend beyond clinic doors. Community-based organisations (CBOs), faith-based organisations (FBOs) and places of…

CSWG Policy Brief: Point-of-care testing as a solution for timely early infant diagnosis

Despite remarkable progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), 160,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2016. Less than half of HIV…

CSWG Policy Brief: Providing differentiated service delivery to children and adolescents

Children and adolescents living with HIV (CALHIV) have a lifetime of antiretroviral therapy (ART) ahead of them. An estimated 95% of HIV service delivery is currently…

CSWG Policy Brief: A child-centred approach for HIV programs

As part of their basic human rights, children need access to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, and a clean and safe environment to…

CSWG Policy Brief: Addressing the service delivery needs of children of key populations

Motherhood is common among female sex workers (FSWs) and many have at least one biological child. People who inject drugs (PWID), men who have sex with men (MSM) and…

Research Summary - The Latest Science on HIV/AIDS (Apr to June, 2018)