HIV treatments directory

  • Introduction to HIV and AIDS

    An introduction to HIV and AIDS, including how HIV is transmitted and detected, the history of the epidemic and definitions of disease stages....

  • The immune system and HIV

    A description of how the immune system works, its response to HIV, and factors affecting disease progression....

  • Monitoring the immune system

    Information on medical tests, including CD4 cell counts, viral load measurements, and procedures carried out for medical problems commonly experienced by HIV-positive people....

  • Genetics and HIV treatment

    Background information on genes, inheritance, and the study of genetics plus summary of research into genetic variation and response to ARVs....

  • Ways of attacking HIV

    HIV treatment and how it works on different parts of the HIV life-cycle....

  • Starting HIV treatment

    Since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the mid-1990s, many experts have come to favour prompt antiretroviral treatment early in the course of infection....

  • Changing HIV treatment

    Antiretroviral regimens are usually changed for one or more of the following reasons: An unacceptable level of drug toxicities and/or side-effects Problems with adherence Failure to control...

  • Drug resistance

    HIV reproduces in the body very quickly, making billions of new viruses every day by replicating its genetic material. HIV is a retrovirus; retroviruses have an inherently high...

  • Side-effects

    Information on the side-effects associated with anti-HIV treatments and other drugs, including advice on how to cope with them, and whether treatment should be stopped...

  • Adherence

    Information on adherence to anti-HIV drugs, including advice on how patients can maintain adherence to their therapy and how healthcare providers can help....

  • Drug interactions and pharmacokinetics

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  • Women's health issues

    Globally, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women aged 15 to 49 years. A majority of women acquire HIV as a result of unprotected...

  • Prevention of mother-to-child transmission

    Treatment options for pregnant women, including the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, as well as choices surrounding delivery and breast-feeding....

  • HIV treatment in children

    An outline of the issues surrounding anti-HIV therapy in children, highlighting the differences from adults in the course of HIV disease, the choice of medications,...

  • Treatment guidelines

    A summary of the UK and US antiretroviral treatment guidelines....

  • A to Z of antiretroviral drugs

    A description of licensed and investigational antiretroviral agents, as well as other drugs used for the treatment of opportunistic infections, side effects, and other illness...

  • A to Z of investigational drugs

    Drugs in the pipeline....

  • A to Z of other drugs

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  • A to Z of illnesses

    Information on the common symptoms experienced by people with HIV or AIDS, and details of opportunistic infections, drug side-effects and other illnesses....

  • A to Z of symptoms

    Information on the symptoms commonly experienced by HIV-positive people, as a result of HIV infection or drug treatments, including their causes and what to do...

  • A to Z of tests

    A list of medical tests and procedures for problems commonly encountered by HIV-positive people in the UK, detailing what they involve, and when and why...

HIV treatments directory

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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