Children

Efavirenz (Sustiva) is approved in the European Union and the United States for use in children with HIV infection aged three years and over. For children who weigh less than 40kg, the dose is adjusted for weight. A syrup formulation is available for children who find capsules difficult to take. Efavirenz has not been evaluated in children under three years of age or below 10kg in weight.

Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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