pediatric

Stock-outs of antiretroviral and tuberculosis medicines in South Africa: A national cross- sectional survey

Background
HIV and TB programs have rapidly scaled-up over the past decade in Sub-Saharan Africa and uninterrupted supplies of those medicines are critical to their success. However, estimates of stock-outs are largely unknown. This survey aimed to estimate the extent of stock-outs of antiretroviral and TB medicines in public health facilities across South Africa, which has the world’s largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) program and a rising multidrug-resistant TB epidemic.

 

Include in home page features rotation
Off

Effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy and correlates of longitudinal changes in CD4 and viral load among HIV-infected children in Ghana

Is the resource available on the Internet?
Yes
Author
Oliver Barry, Jonathan Powell, Lorna Renner, Evelyn Y Bonney, Meghan Prin, William Ampofo, Jonas Kusah, Bamenla Goka, Kwamena WC Sagoe, Veronika Shabanova and Elijah Paintsil
Background
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up in resource-limited countries, with limited capacity for CD4 and HIV viral load monitoring, presents a unique challenge.
Include in home page features rotation
Off

Pediatric Disclosure Materials

Is the resource available on the Internet?
Yes
Author
AIDSTAR-One

This series of booklets is designed to aid caregivers of children living with HIV in the step-by-step disclosure process. The booklets are available for download in color and black and white. Accompanying cue cards offer guidance for health care providers to use in introducing these booklets to caregivers.

Include in home page features rotation
Off

Pediatric HIV Treatment Toolkit

Is the resource available on the Internet?
Yes
Author
AIDSTAR-One

In April 2008, the World Health Organization (WHO) Technical Reference Group for Paediatric HIV/Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and Care released a series of nine updated recommendations for diagnostic testing, initiation of treatment, and appropriate treatment regimens for HIV-exposed and -infected infants. These guidelines were updated again in 2010.

The Pediatric HIV Treatment Toolkit outlines the changes to the guidelines and provides tools, resources, and training to assist in:

- Managing pediatric HIV care and treatment services

Include in home page features rotation
Off
Subscribe to pediatric