World Health Organisation
Publication Date: July 1, 2017
2017 policy brief from the World Health Organisation outlining new recommendations for HIV initiation and specialised care for HIV patients with advanced disease. Topics include: definition of advanced disease and a package of interventions aimed at standardising and implementing care for these patients. Rapid initiation of ART is aimed at linking diagnosed patients to care. Topics include recommendations, evidence supporting rapid initiation; and considerations for implementation of rapid and same-day start of ART.
Keywords: HIV - Resource-Limited Settings, HIV - First-line Therapy, HIV - Drug-Drug Interactions, HIV - Pregnancy, HIV - Tuberculosis, HIV - Treatment-Experienced Patients, HIV - Prevention, HIV - Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV - Monitoring, HIV - Adverse Events, HIV - Drug Resistance