Policy makers need to think how the use of antiretroviral therapy, PrEP and microbicides can be used in an HIV prevention package, delegates to the Rome conference have been told.
Palabra clave ‘antiretroviral therapy’
Combination antiretroviral therapy has led to a major reduction in HIV-related mortality and morbidity. However, HIV still cannot be cured. With the absence of an effective prophylactic or therapeutic vaccine, increasing numbers of infected people, emerging new toxicities secondary to combination antiretroviral therapy and the need for life-long treatment, there is now a real urgency to find a cure for HIV.
Palabras clave: antiretroviral therapy, HIV infection, infected people, morbidity, mortality
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WHO and UNAIDS hail results from the HPTN 052 trial that show antiretroviral therapy to be 96% effective in reducing HIV transmission in couples where one partner has HIV.
Palabras clave: antiretroviral therapy, CD4, HIV testing, HIV transmission, HIV treatment, HIV/AIDS, sero-discordant couples, sexual partner, stigma and discrimination, UNAIDS, WHO
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Ethiopia’s government has come up with an ambitious plan to halve new HIV infections, quadruple its annual condom distribution and put 85 percent of people who need life-prolonging HIV medication on treatment within five years.
Palabras clave: antiretroviral therapy, condom, Ethiopia, HIV infections, HIV medication, HIV treatment, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Investigación, UNAIDS
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