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Immediate antiretroviral treatment (ART) for people with low CD4 counts in China reduces overall mortality by 63% – confirming trials in other countries that have shown the benefit of early treatment for improved health outcomes.
Agreement ushers in first single-dose, affordable HIV treatment for low- and middle-income countries.
A pilot that saw health workers adopt ‘patient-centred’ communication at an HIV clinic in rural Tanzania led to a three-fold increase in the number of people openly reporting treatment adherence problems.
Long-lasting antiretroviral drugs injected monthly present a ‘remarkable milestone’ in treatment options for people living with HIV
Without urgent action, HIV drug resistance is set to derail the HIV response and presents a significant threat to public health, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns today.
UNITAID partners to bring newer and more effective HIV treatment options to countries where they are needed most.
Key HIV drugs added to the list of medicines critical to public health, including tenofovir for HIV prevention, and dolutegravir.
The country with the third largest HIV epidemic moves to a test-and-treat strategy that aims to get everyone on antiretroviral therapy.
The first trials enhancing orally-taken antiretroviral treatment with Solid Drug Nanoparticle technology have produced “incredibly promising” results.
The first ever study evaluating the decentralising of HIV care through antiretroviral treatment (ART) distribution centres shows low rates of patient loss in the city.