Over the past two decades, important progress has been made in implementing services to prevent mother-to-child (vertical) transmission of HIV and expanding  access to and uptake of HIV testing for infants and children in countries with a high HIV burden. During the period of upscaling, however, many children living with HIV did not receive HIV […]

For immediate release A new study published as “Editor’s Choice” in The Journal of Infectious Diseases found that expansion of HIV treatment eligibility to include those under age 15 led to large and significant increases in initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) within 30 days of enrollment in care among 10- to 14-year-olds living with HIV. […]

For immediate release A new study published in PLoS Medicine found that the adoption of the World Health Organization’s 2015 “Treat All” recommendation was followed by large increases in rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in six sub-Saharan African countries. The study found significant increases in rapid ART initiation immediately after national introduction of Treat […]