Project Description

HIV treatment optimization for adolescents and YPLHIV


Challenges and Recommendations

    • Adherence- affects viral load suppression
      • Disclosure and psychosocial challenges
        • Timely and gradual disclosure needed
        • Psychosocial interventions needed
      • Fatti G et al: Community based support in South Africa
        • Reduced loss to follow up/Improved retention
        • Reduced mortality
      • Treatment interruptions
        • Cannot be guaranteed to be safe (viral rebound)
        • Only in carefully monitored research setting
    • Comorbidities & complexities
    • Readiness for transition
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