HIV in children news selected from other sources

  • There's no cure. So no point in taking medicines, teacher tell HIV+ve kid

    The report shows that even a metropolis like Bangalore is not free of this institutionalised bias against HIV-positive children, and has found schoolteachers to be either “insensitive or lacking awareness” about the disease.

    21 November 2011 | Bangalore Mirror
  • U.S. Kids Born With HIV Are Doing Fairly Well as Teens

    A recent study has found that most HIV-positive adolescents originally infected at or near birth in the United States have undetectable viral loads and fairly good immune health. Children born around the time that combination therapy became the norm in the late 1990s are doing better than kids born when therapy was limited to one or two of the older antiretroviral (ARV) drugs.

    17 March 2011 | AIDSMeds
  • “Facilities for HIV-affected children a collective responsibility”

    It is our collective responsibility to ensure that children living with HIV are provided proper education, nutrition and medical care.

    29 November 2010 | The Hindu
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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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