What’s New in HIV Treatment

WHO recommends initiation of ART for all people living with HIV at any CD4 cell count fixed dose combinations (FDCs) containing TDF/XTC/EFV remain the preferred first line regimen for adults, adolescents and older children For the first time, DTG and EFV400 have been included as alternative first line regimens for adults and adolescents. DRV/r is an alternative option as part of secondline regimens, along with LPV/r and ATV/r.