Paediatric and Adolescent Treatment


Mentor mothers support and empower pregnant women in protecting their babies from HIV infection and staying healthy.

“It is unacceptable that only half of children born to women living with HIV are tested as infants and less than half of HIV-positive infants initiate treatment” said…

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UNICEF has long been at the heart of global efforts to put the HIV epidemic into an irreversible and rapid retreat.

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The purpose of the report is to showcase the significant contributions of many partners to research, innovations, community mobilization, programmes and policy…

A total of 105 participants from Uganda, Nepal, Iran, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya, and many other countries attended the webinar on March 9th which featured new…

By Ricardo Pires

18 March 2016 – Twenty-nine-year-old Melina Nkosi* had to wake up before dawn and walk for two and a half hours to reach the…

 

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,…