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  • Interim Revision of Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents

    This interim revision of the Guidelines includes a revised section on Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)/HIV Coinfection, with emphasis on considerations for use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in patients who also receive treatment for HCV infection. A new table (Table 12) provides clinicians with guidance on the concomitant use of HCV drugs and ARV drugs, with a focus on potential pharmacokinetic drug interactions. The Panel refers clinicians to for guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of HCV infections.

    17 November 2014 | AidsInfo
  • Michel Sidibé: Thailand leads way to ending Aids

    This month, through its innovative Ending Aids by 2030 strategy, Thailand became the first country in Asia to offer HIV treatment to every person living with HIV.

    28 October 2014 | Bangkok Post
  • Same Data, Contradictory HIV Guidelines

    Five sets of HIV treatment guidelines from expert organizations around the world have been issued or updated this year, but the recommendations are inconsistent.

    27 October 2014 | Medscape (requires registration)
  • Guidelines Advise Against Tenofovir for HIV Patients With Kidney Disease

    HIV-positive patients who have reduced kidney function should take antiretroviral therapy, but should avoid regimens that contain tenofovir (Viread), according to updated treatment guidelines from the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA).

    22 September 2014 | The Body Pro
  • Malawi First Country to Put HIV Positive Pregnant Women On ARVs

    President Arthur Peter Mutharika says Malawi was the first country to adopt a policy of putting all HIV positive pregnant and breast feeding women on anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs regardless of their CD4 Count.

    02 September 2014 | AllAfrica
  • HIV drugs treatment to start earlier - Motsoaledi

    South Africa will start treating HIV-positive patients at an earlier stage starting next year, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Wednesday.

    23 July 2014 | Independent Online
  • Global Policy, Local Disconnects A look into the implementation of the 2013 HIV treatment GuideLines

    The Global Policy, Local Disconnects: A Look Into the Implementation of the 2013 HIV Treatment Guidelines report is a global initiative undertaken by ITPC and the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA). The research conducted and compiled in this report has been carried out by ITPC’s nine regional networks staff teams, ARASA and our respective country partners.

    20 July 2014 | International Treatment Preparedness Coalition
  • Three Top Researchers Question Efavirenz Status as First-Line Agent

    Looking at recent evidence, three top clinical investigators question whether the nonnucleoside efavirenz should maintain its rank as a preferred first-line antiretroviral.

    14 July 2014 | International AIDS Society
  • Switch from single-tablet regimen to 3 tablets works in Denmark

    Switching from an efavirenz-containing single-tablet regimen (STR) to an efavirenz containing triple-tablet regimen (TTR) to save money maintained viral suppression in Denmark. Antiretroviral-naive people who started the TTR attained the same virologic suppression rate as people who started the STR combination.

    10 July 2014 | International AIDS Society
  • New ARV prescribing guidelines for London (2014)

    The guidelines are the result of a therapeutic tender, which encourages drug manufacturers to offer volume discounts for different stages of the treatment pathway, for example, for preferred use in first-line, second-line and multiple resistant treatment.

    01 July 2014 | HIV i-Base
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