Paediatric and Adolescent Treatment

The Latest Science in HIV and AIDS - Q4 2018
Strengthening POC Early Infant Diagnosis Towards the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS

Susceptible de changer la donne en matière de traitement pédiatrique du VIH, le dépistage précoce du nourrisson (DPN) sur le lieu de soins est une approche…

Strengthening POC Early Infant Diagnosis Towards the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS

A game changer for paediatric HIV, point-of-care early infant diagnosis (POC EID) is an innovative approach to strengthen EID programs, and improve health outcomes…

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On Thursday August 9, 2018, Dr. Lynne Mofenson presented selected abstracts on PMTCT, children and adolescents presented at the 10th International Workshop…

WHO Policy Brief: 2018 optimal formulary and limited-use list for paediatric ARVs

The WHO 2018 guideline update promotes the use of optimal treatment regimens in all populations. Though new, more effective and better tolerated options with a higher…

CSWG Policy Brief: Providing peer support for adolescents and young people living with HIV

WHO recommends peer support, including peer counseling, for adolescents and young people living with HIV age 10-24 years (AYPLHIV). Peer support enables providers,…

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…