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HIV and co-infections programming

Co-infections occur when the body is affected by more than one disease at a time. People living with HIV are at a higher risk of developing other infections such as tuberculosis, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, which can make disease management difficult.  

Promoting links between treatment and prevention programmes for HIV and other co-infections and integrating services and interventions is essential for reducing morbidity and mortality.

Last full review: 
21 October 2016
Integrating HIV and TB services is vital in order to tackle both infections.
Globally, an estimated 2.3 million people have HIV and hepatitis C co-infection meaning that approximately 6.2% of people living with HIV also have hepatitis C.

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Last updated:
24 October 2016
Last full review:
21 October 2016
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