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Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States

aidsinfo | December 2018

HHS Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Updated
aidsinfo | May 22, 2018
Surveillance slide set: HIV Surveillance in Adolescents and Young Adults (through 2016)
Despite reassuring data, we can't yet say U=U for breastfeeding
aidsmap | November 22, 2017

Improving Long-term Outcomes in Perinatally Infected Youth With HIV

Infectious Disease Advisor (registration) | April 28, 2017

HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children

CDC | Mar 10, 2017
The College Student's Guide to Safe & Healthy Intimate Relationships
Guidelines for Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection:Comprehensive Slide Set 
Source: AETC National Resource Center
Resource on Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) in Pediatrics/Adolescents
Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children Now Online
CDC November 8, 2013
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Transitioning Youth Living with HIV
Bottle-Feeding Urged for U.S. Moms with HIV
MedPage Today January 28, 2013
HIV Among Youth in the US—Protecting a Generation
Updated Guidelines for Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection: Comprehensive Slide Set
IV Guidelines: HIV Disclosure to Parents and Consent to HIV Treatment Among Adolescents
Vital Signs: HIV Infection, Testing, and Risk Behaviors Among Youths—United States
Updated HHS Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Now Available
Mortality Trends in the US Perinatal AIDS Collaborative Transmission Study (1986–2004)
Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Children
Updated Pediatric Guidelines Slide Set is Now Available on the NRC Website
Updated Slide Set: Pediatric HIV Surveillance (through 2009)
The Pediatric HIV Surveillance slide set has been updated with information from the 2009 HIV Surveillance Report.
NEW: Transitioning HIV-Infected Adolescents into Adult Care
 June 2011
Enhanced Perinatal Surveillance—15 Areas, 2005–2008
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric Infection
Guidelines for Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection: Comprehensive Slide Set
AETC National Resource Center 09/2010
Pediatric Oral Health Care Issues
with Links into HIVdent and State of New York Pediatric Oral Manifestations Picture Galleries
Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines for Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults, Adolescents and Children

News Updates

Teens with HIV/AIDS: Please help us

Trinidad & Tobago Express | January 29, 2019

ANC: Panacea to Prevention of Mother to child transmission of HIV

The Nigerian Voice | January 19, 2019

Youths urged to spread info on HIV/AIDS

Times of India | January 13, 2019

Group advocating children's rights welcome signing into law of HIV/AIDS Policy Act

Manila Bulletin | January 11, 2019

Experts say steps needed to keep youth safe from HIV/AIDS

ecns | January 8, 2019

Keeping Indonesian children HIV-free. Can we?

Jakarta Post | January 5, 2019

Building Evidence To Reach All Children Affected By AIDS

Health Affairs (blog) | January 3, 2019

Improved liver function, but progressive kidney damage, among children on antiretroviral therapy in ...

aidsmap | January 2, 2019

Group celebrates Xmas with 150 children who lost parents to HIV/AIDS

The News | December 29, 2018

New law allows minors to get tested for HIV without parental consent

Philippine Star | December 28, 2018

Health Care, Family, and Community Factors Associated with Mental, Behavioral, and Developmental Disorders and Poverty Among Children Aged 2–8 Years — United States, 2016

CDC | December 21, 2018

Vatican leads talks to expand testing, care of HIV-positive kids

Crux: Covering all things Catholic | December 7, 2018

Two Reports of Undetectable HIV Transmitted via Breast Milk

POZ | December 5, 2018

Endemic Kaposi sarcoma in HIV-negative children and adolescents: an evaluation of overlapping and distinct clinical features in comparison with HIV-related disease

Infect Agent Cancer. 2018 Nov 9;13:33. doi: 10.1186/s13027-018-0207-4. eCollection 2018

Using music to sound the plight of HIV/ AIDS to street children

New Vision | November 15, 2018

Magnitude of malnutrition and associated factors among HIV infected children attending HIV-care in three public hospitals in East and West Gojjam Zones, Amhara, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2017: a cross-sectional study

BMC Res Notes. 2018 Nov 3;11(1):788. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3882-8.

Understanding and measuring uptake and coverage of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis delivery among adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa.

Sex Health. 2018 Nov 9. doi: 10.1071/SH18061.

More than 50 babies born to HIV/AIDS mothers in Kuwait

Gulf Digital News | November 2018

Malnutrition among HIV infected children under 5 years of age at the Laquintinie hospital Douala, Cameroon

Pan Afr Med J. 2018 May 31;30:91. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.30.91.15832. eCollection 2018

Stakeholders task government on early diagnosis of HIV/AIDS in infants

Guardian (blog) | November 8, 2018

Neural tube defects and integrase inhibitors: studies show no further evidence of increased risk

aidsmap | October 30, 2018

Ray of hope for children with HIV and Aids

The Standard | October 27, 2018

Caritas, UNAIDS and PEPFAR launch campaign for diagnosis and treatment of childhood HIV ...

ReliefWeb | October 19, 2018

HIV-positive infants are at high risk for acquiring congenital cytomegalovirus infection

UCLA Newsroom | October 15, 2018

HIV-positive mother donates liver to critically ill child

The Boston Globe | October 5, 2018

Adolescent girls' male partners are not all much older, much wealthier 'sugar daddies'

aidsmap | October 4, 2018

NIH Funds Study to Prevent, Treat HIV Among Adolescents in Poor Countries

Infection Control Today | Sept 19, 2018

Mother's mission to stop paediatric Aids

Daily Nation

NIH funds study to prevent, treat HIV among adolescents in poor countries

NIH | Sept 19, 2018

NIH and Children’s National partner to advance pediatric clinical research

NIH | Sept 17, 2018

Reducing discrimination by breaking down cultural barriers among youth through sport

sportanddev.org | Sept 13, 2018

Modest improvements in HIV knowledge and disclosure beliefs after summer camp for adolescents ...

aidsmap | Sep 6, 2018

Kwara: 432 children infected with HIV/AIDS in 6 months

Politics Nigeria | Sep 5, 2018

1086 Young Nigerians Confirmed HIV/Aids Positive In Nasarawa?

SaharaReporters.com | Sep 5, 2018

Summer Camp for Kids Affected by HIV to Close After This Year

POZ | Aug 27, 2018

Breastfeeding with undetectable viral load: genuine uncertainty on risk should be communicated to ...

aidsmap | Aug 23, 2018

Update to Influenza Section of the Pediatric Opportunistic Infections Guidelines

Kenya: About 300000 Young People Are Living With HIV/Aids


TRUVADA FOR PrEP® is now approved for adolescents ≥35 kg (77 lb)
HRSA HAB-Sponsored Webinar Series Focuses on Improving Services for Youth Living with HIV: August

Embrace youth participation in curbing HIV/AIDS

New Vision | August 10, 2018

Gingival Recession and Localized Aggressive Periodontitis Among HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Aug 9. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002166.

Vatican makes progress on pushing drug availability for kids with HIV

National Catholic Reporter | August 9, 2018

The association between oral disease and type of antiretroviral therapy among perinatally HIV-Infected youth

AIDS. 2018 Aug 8. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001965.

Young People In DC Are Diagnosed With HIV At Twice The National Rate

WAMU 88.5 | August 3, 2018

Attrition and HIV Risk Behaviors: A Comparison of Young Men Who Have Sex with Men Recruited from Online and Offline Venues for an Online HIV Prevention Program

Arch Sex Behav. 2018 Oct;47(7):2135-2148. doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1253-0. Epub 2018 Aug 1

Kenyan boys at higher risk of contracting HIV than girls — UN

The Star, Kenya | July 30, 2018

Healthcare Utilization and STI Incidence in Young Men on Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Compared to Young Men Who Are Not on PrEP: The PrEPARE Study

22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23–27 July 2018

Increased caries risk among perinatally HIV-infected youth on integrase inhibitors

EurekAlert | July 25, 2018

HIV-positive children in South Africa more likely to have developmental disabilities
News-Medical.net | July 11, 2018
Telling Children Their HIV Status: Interview With Dr Elizabeth Lowenthal
Infectious Disease Advisor | June 28, 2018
Sexual risk during pregnancy and postpartum periods among HIV-infected and -uninfected South African women: Implications for primary and secondary HIV prevention intervention
PLoS One. 2018 Mar 6;13(3):e0192982. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192982
Unplanned Pregnancies Prevalent Among HIV-Positive Women
Infectious Disease Advisor | June 20, 2018
Protect the African Child from HIV, support those living with it
New Vision | June 16, 2018
Why Nigeria has more HIV-positive infants than anywhere else
PBS NewsHour | June 13, 2018
Maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of HIV-uninfected infants
30 years later, and still fighting HIV/AIDS in children
The Hill | June 12, 2018
'I am HIV positive – can I breastfeed my child?'
Health24 | June 8, 2018
'Camperships' to help HIV/AIDS children attend summer camp offered by Holyoke organization
MassLive.com | June 4, 2018
Many young MSM discontinue PrEP
aidsmap | June 4, 2018
Oral microbiota in youth with perinatally acquired HIV infection
Microbiome. 2018 May 31;6(1):100. doi: 10.1186/s40168-018-0484-6
Experts call on more focus on youth to prevent HIV/AIDS infections in Africa
Xinhua | May 30, 2018
56% of HIV-positive children in sub-Saharan Africa not on ART
Healio | May 24, 2018
Trends in Antiretroviral Therapy Eligibility and Coverage Among Children Aged <15 Years with HIV Infection — 20 PEPFAR-Supported Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2012–2016
CDC | May 18, 2018
Anything for My Children: A Reflection on Being an HIV-Positive Mom
TheBody.com | May 11, 2018
Perinatally acquired HIV infection accelerates epigenetic aging in South African adolescents
AIDS | May 2018
PEPFAR Support Helps Kenyan Clinic Provide HIV/AIDS Care To Children, Adolescents
Kaiser Family Foundation | May 9, 2018
Abused children likely to engage in behaviours that leads to HIV/AIDS
Trinidad News | May 9, 2018
Mother-to-child HIV transmission at all-time low in the UK but around two-thirds of reported cases ...
aidsmap | May 2, 2018
Pediatric HIV Infection: Drug Development for Treatment
FDA | May 2018
Dance Marathon 2018 raises $317599 to fight pediatric AIDS
Daily Bruin | April 29, 2018
Anti-HIV drug combination does not increase preterm birth risk, study suggests
National Institutes of Health | April 25, 2018
HIV-positive baby dies in Russia after mum refuses treatment
The Straits Times | April 3, 2018
Safe Water and Hygiene Integration with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Antenatal Services: Leveraging Opportunities for Public Health Interventions and Improved Service Uptake
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Mar 26
HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children
CDC | March 21, 2018
Antiviral drug not beneficial for reducing mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B when added to existing preventatives
NIH | March 7, 2018
Study finds that women are much more vulnerable to HIV infection during pregnancy and in the ...
aidsmap | March 5, 2018
PHAT Life: Effective HIV intervention for youth in the criminal justice system
National Institutes of Health | February 16, 2018
Ethiopia: AIDS orphans live, grow in uncertain future
Anadolu Agency | February 10, 2018
HIV-positive women starting antiretrovirals before conception have increased risk of having an ...
aidsmap | February 5, 2018
It's possible to eliminate paediatric HIV
The Zimbabwe Standard | January 21, 2018
Late diagnosis causing more deaths in HIV-positive children
Daily Nation | January 10, 2018
Sexual Intercourse Among High School Students — 29 States and United States Overall, 2005–2015
CDC | January 5, 2018
HIV/AIDS awareness among adolescents stressed
E-Pao.net | December 31, 2017
Value of Confirmatory Testing of Early Infant Diagnosis for HIV
Infectious Disease Advisor | December 29, 2017
Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDS
Medical Xpress | December 6, 2017
Nine out of ten adolescent deaths in Africa are due to AIDS
Quartz | December 1, 2017
Circumcision reduces HIV/Aids infection
Alex News | November 16, 2017
Kids need to be aware of HIV/AIDS
Manila Bulletin | November 4, 2017
Adolescents at Risk for HIV Should Be Offered PrEP
Infectious Disease Advisor | November 2, 2017
Equivalent "Biological Age" in Children on Early ART and HIV-Negative Group
8th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, October 2-3, 2017, New York

CDC Study: Improvement Possible in Antibiotic Prescribing for Children

CDC | September 15, 2017
Retention in Medical Care Among Insured Children with Diagnosed HIV Infection — United States, 2010–2014

NIH study: Adult HIV drug may also work for teens

CT Post | September 5, 2017

Delayed tooth emergence in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2016 Oct

Russian Child Dies After 'AIDS-Denying' Parents Refuse Treatment

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty | August 31, 2017

Correlation of CD4 count with cariogenic oral flora indicators and dental caries in HIV-seropositive children undergoing antiretroviral therapy in Mangaluru, South India.

J Investig Clin Dent. 2017 Sep 1.

Trends in ART Prescription and Viral Suppression Among HIV-Positive Young Adults in Care in the United States, 2009–2013

JAIDS Sept 1 2017

Latent Growth Curve Modeling of Non-Injection Drug Use and Condomless Sexual Behavior from Ages 18 to 21 in Gay, Bisexual, and Other YMSM: The P18 Cohort Study

Subst Use Misuse. 2017 Aug 18:1-13. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1334067

HIV drug resistance found in more than half of young children in Africa

Healio | August 15, 2017
Potential for HIV transmission among adolescents and young adults receiving antiretroviral therapy
IAS 2017 Paris France July 23-26
Naga youths at high risk of contracting HIV infection
Morung Express | August 13, 2017
Archdeacon: Camp brings ray of hope for children affected by HIV/AIDS
MyDaytonDailyNews | August 12, 2017
Youth group gets sh150m from Baylor to fight AIDS
New Vision | August 7, 2017

Between Swimming And Archery, This Camp Helps Kids Overcome The Stigma Of HIV/AIDS

WPSU | August 4, 2017
MAVYRET approved to treat HCV
FDA | August 3, 2017

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