HIV/AIDS Treatment Communication
Clinical treatment guide to HIV infection in children (2004)
This is a guide to therapy of children with HIV.
URL(s): Word Document
Early Diagnosis and Care of HIV Infected Children (2003)
This reports on the results of a workshop held in Kampala, Uganda. It outlines the workshop activities as well as the participant recommendations.
Exploring Current Practices in Paediatric Antiretroviral Roll-out and Integration with Early Childhood Programmes in South Africa: A rapid situational analysis (2005)
Describes the key findings from a research study that aimed to identify successful programme strategies in pediatric HIV treatment in South Africa and determine priority knowledge gaps to be addressed by operations research.
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection (2005)
"This report addresses the pediatric-specific issues associated with antiretroviral treatment and provides guidelines to health care providers caring for infected infants, children, and adolescents."
Handbook on Paediatric AIDS in Africa (2005)
"This handbook is intended to provide a simple, accessible, and practical resource for health professionals involved in preventing infection and caring for children infected and affected by HIV. The primary targets are medical students and their lecturers, nurses, clinicians, community health workers, and other service providers in resource-poor settings where there is a significant HIV/AIDS burden. The handbook may be adapted by users in various countries to meet their specific needs."
Paediatric ARV Roll-out in South Africa: Report on a Consultative Workshop. (2005)
"Discusses the status of providing antiretroviral therapy to children in South Africa, gaps in service delivery, and strategies to expand and improve services. The report summarizes key findings from a meeting of expert practitioners and stakeholders."
Pediatric HIV Infection and AIDS (2002)
"This document provides basic information on HIV infection in children, including an overview of the problem, PMTCT and how to reduce the impact of HIV on children."
PENTA Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy (2004)
These are guidelines for the use of ARTs in children and adolescents.
Recommendations on the Management of HIV Infection in Infants and Children (Hong Kong) (2002)
Provides recommendations for clinicians on how to manage and treat HIV-infected children.
Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and Infected Children (2004)
This report provides guidance on the treatment of opportunistic infections that are common in HIV-exposed and HIV-infected infants, children, and adolescents in the United States. Because the guidelines are targeted to the United States, the opportunistic pathogens discussed are those common to children in the United States and do not include certain pathogens that might be seen more frequently in resource-poor countries. The document provides information about the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment for each pathogen.
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