GUIDELINE ON WHEN TO START ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY AND ON PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS FOR HIV – SEPT 2015 78 pag.

October 1, 2015 at 8:02 am

World Health Organization (WHO)

This early-release guideline will form part of the revised updated WHO consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection due to be published in 2016

CONTENTS
Abbreviations and acronyms 6
Definition of key terms 7
Acknowledgements 9
Executive summary 12
Summary of new recommendations 13

1. Introduction 16
1.1 Health sector response to HIV 16
1.2 Objectives 16
1.3 Target audience 17
1.4 Guiding principles 17
1.5 Methods for developing the guidelines 17
1.5.1 Competing interests 17
1.5.2 Guideline contributors 18
1.5.3 Methods for evidence synthesis 19
1.5.4 Peer review 21

2. Recommendations 24
2.1 When to start antiretroviral therapy 24
2.1.1 When to start ART among adults (>19 years old) 24
2.1.2 When to start ART among pregnant and breastfeeding women 30
2.1.3 When to start ART among adolescents (10–19 years of age) 35
2.1.4 When to start ART among children (younger than 10 years of age) 38
2.2 Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for preventing the acquisition of HIV infection 42
2.3 Programmatic note on the recommendations 50

3. Publication, dissemination and evaluation 54

References 55

Annex 1. Declaration of interests, Clinical Guideline Development Group, June 2015 68

Annex 2. Evidence to decision-making tables and supporting evidence (available in web annex)

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Entry filed under: Antirretrovirales, CONSENSOS, GUIDELINES, HIV/SIDA, HIV/SIDA HAART, HIV/SIDA Prevencion. Tags: .

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