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Adolescents living with HIV face complex psychosocial concerns: require targeted, comprehensive services

As the number of young people living with HIV increases internationally, new and innovative ways to talk about sex, disclosure, and health need to be developed for

20 July 2010
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Happy families

Sally Farthing is an HIV specialist midwife at West Middlesex Hospital in Isleworth, west London. She praises the measures – and the mothers – who together have sent

01 July 2010
HIV treatment update
Testing children in UK: progress made, but more work needed for older children and those living abroad

Efforts to improve the detection of HIV infection in children born to HIV-positive patients were reported in a series of posters at the joint conference

27 April 2010
Roger Pebody
Early infant HIV diagnosis

This issue provides an overview of early infant diagnosis (EID) of HIV infection in resource-limited settings.

31 January 2008
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Audit of high infant mortality in Durban hospitals illustrates delivery gap remaining for PMTCT and paediatric ART programmes

Review of ways in which perinatal and child care may currently fail to identify HIV-infected infants, and what needs to be done to improve linkage

12 June 2007
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Rapid antibody tests can diagnose HIV infection in infants almost as well as DNA PCR, South African study shows

The use of two separate rapid antibody tests can accurately diagnose HIV infection in infants as early as four months after birth, and in a

19 June 2006
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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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