Infants

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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: Point-of-care testing as a solution for timely early infant diagnosis

Despite remarkable progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), 160,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2016. Less than half of HIV…

CSWG Policy Brief: Strategies to improve retention of mother-baby pairs in PMTCT programs

Approximately half of HIV infections among children take place during breastfeeding. While there has been success in retaining pregnant women on antiretroviral…

Research Summary - The Latest Science on HIV/AIDS (Apr to June, 2018)
WHO HIV and infant feeding in emergencies: operational guidance (2018)

Many millions of people around the world are affected by emergencies, the majority of whom are women and children. Among them are many who are known to be living with…

Angola Normas de Tratamento Antirretroviral (2015)
Progress Report: Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free 2017

This progress report presents highlights of the first year of implementation (through December 2016) of the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free initiative, which focuses…

Journal: Roles of community cadres to support Option B+ retention - BMJ Open (2018)

This qualitative rapid appraisal study from researchers at the South African Medical Research Council and partners explores how community cadres provide links to…

Presentation of Promising Practice: Returning HIV-exposed infants to care in Malawi (2016)

This presentation from IAS 2016 highlights a promising practice to improve retention of HIV-exposed infants (HEI) in the postnatal care continuum. The pilot…

Promising Practice: Male Study Circles - Men as Change Agents in Malawi (2018)

This promising practice report highlights male study circles, a programme supported by OHTA, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) in collaboration…

Poster: Returning adults and children on ART and HIV-exposed infants to care within the national HIV programme in Lilongwe, Malawi (2017)

This poster presented at ICASA 2017 highlights a promising intervention to improve client retention in HIV programmes. Beginning in 2015 in Malawi, a collaboration…