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WHO updates its treatment guidelines for MDR/RR-TB

21 December 2018 | Geneva – Multidrug- and rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (MDR/RR-TB) threaten global progress towards the targets of the End TB Strategy set by the World Health Organization (WHO). In 2018, WHO…

New BHIVA guidelines on HIV care in pregnancy and after birth

New British HIV Association (BHIVA) guidelines on the management of HIV in pregnancy have been issued this month, emphasising the continuing scientific uncertainty over HIV transmission through breastfeeding despite undetectable…

ECDC issues migrant screening and vaccination guidance

Increased rates of migration to and within the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) in recent years has made the development of migration policy, including health policy, a priority…

Marking European Testing Week: ECDC issues integrated hepatitis and HIV testing Guidance

23 Nov 2018: Targeted testing to reach those most at-risk of infection is an essential element of any strategy to eliminate viral hepatitis and HIV across the countries in the…

WHO guidelines address need for physical health management in severe mental illness

WHO has released evidence-based guidelines for managing physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders, according to a press release. The guidelines include recommendations on healthy lifestyle behaviors (eg, healthier diet,…

EACS, US DHHS HIV treatment guidelines updated

In October 2018 the leading European and US HIV treatment guidelines were updated: Guidelines Version 9.1 of the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) can be downloaded here. Guidelines for the…

Theratechnologies at HIV Glasgow 2018; Trogarzo included in the DHHS guidelines

31 October 2018: Trogarzo® Phase III data analysis featured during late-breaking oral presentation at HIV Drug Therapy Glasgow 2018 30 October 2018: Trogarzo® Phase III data analysis presented at HIV…

HIV i-Base: HIV Treatment Bulletin, 19 October 2018

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. In this issue of HTB: BHIVA and Ageing Conferences, PrEP guidelines. The bulletin can be accessed here.  

Guideline updates for the treatment of adolescents and adults with HIV

The availability of more treatment options for HIV has made management of infections easier than ever before. With over 45 individual and fixed-dose combination antiretroviral agents approved by the US…

The sleeping giant: the danger of neglecting latent TB infection

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published comprehensive guidance on the management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) targeted for European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries. October…

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