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15 March 2021, 15:37
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WHO to host online workshops on updated HIV guidelines

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is to run a series of online workshops around their updated guidelines for HIV treatment and service delivery. The broadcasts will run for two days: March 17th from 14:00 to 16:30 GMT and March 18th 10:00 to 12:30 GMT. Seminars will be accompanied by translation.

In 2020 the WHO developed new clinical guidelines for service delivery in key thematic areas. In order to present and discuss these recommendations the WHO has organised this series of workshops which also gives participants the chance to pose their questions to the experts.

The provision agenda is as follows:

Welcome from the Director of the Department of Global HIV, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections Programs

New Recommendations in Context - Reflections of the Co-Chairs

Session 1: Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

Session 2: Diagnostic Interventions and Treatment Monitoring

Session 3: Initiating ART for TB / HIV Treatment

Session 4: Starting and Continuing ART and Resuming Treatment

Session 5: Psychosocial Interventions for Adolescents and Young People

Session 6: Service Binding and Integration

Session 7: Recommendations for key populations, children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women

Questions and answers

Closing remarks

To participate in the online workshops you must register your interest at the following link: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2021/03/17/default-calendar/webinar-on-updated-hiv-clinical-and-service-delivery-recommendations

 

 

Author: Tom Hayes

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