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New WHO treatment criteria could prevent 90% of vertical transmission

Over 90% of maternal deaths and close to 90% of HIV transmission during birth or after delivery could be avoided using the World Health Organization’s

Published
31 May 2010
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Majority of HIV patients in North America need to start treatment at time of diagnosis

The majority of patients newly diagnosed with HIV in North America have a CD4 cell count that is low enough to warrant the immediate initiation

Published
06 May 2010
By
Michael Carter
WHO issues updated TB treatment guidelines

Treatment regimens for tuberculosis should include an antibiotic of the rifamycin class for the full six months of therapy, according to new World Health Organization

Published
29 April 2010
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Infant feeding and length of treatment: possible changes to UK pregnancy guidelines

While refraining from breastfeeding remains the best and safest option for woman with HIV in the UK, women taking effective anti-HIV treatment should be supported

Published
23 April 2010
By
Roger Pebody
WHO issues updated TB treatment guidelines; experts say lack of trials in TB/HIV patients `striking`

Treatment regimens for tuberculosis should include an antibiotic of the rifamycin class for the full six months of therapy, according to new World Health Organization

Published
15 April 2010
By
Michael Carter
No mother-to-child HIV transmissions in Denmark since 2000 when treatment guidelines followed

Not a single mother-to-child HIV transmission occurred in Denmark when national treatment guidelines were followed, investigators report in the online edition of HIV Medicine. In

Published
06 April 2010
By
Michael Carter
South Africa updates HIV treatment guidelines

South Africa’s National AIDS Council has published updated HIV treatment guidelines that will reduce the use of stavudine (d4T), promote earlier treatment for pregnant women

Published
29 March 2010
By
Keith Alcorn
'Test and treat' prevention approach may not require universal treatment to succeed

Treating everyone to halt the HIV epidemic in the worst-affected countries may not be the most cost-effective use of antiretroviral drugs as a prevention tool,

Published
18 March 2010
By
Keith Alcorn
Guidelines, which guidelines?

HTU editor Gus Cairns investigates HIV treatment guidelines.

Published
01 February 2010
From
HIV treatment update
New criteria proposed for late HIV diagnosis

New definitions of both late HIV diagnosis and diagnosis with advanced HIV disease have been proposed by UK investigators. In an article published in the

Published
28 January 2010
By
Michael Carter

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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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