JSI HIV expert Helen Cornman shares reflections from the 22nd International AIDS Conference that was held in Amsterdam last month.
LPV/r pellets are a new, more palatable, and easier-to-administer formulation of a medication for babies and children with HIV. Because of how well they work for pediatric patients, the World Health Organization now recommends LPV/r pellets as the first-line treatment for children 3 months or older, who weigh 5 kilograms or more, and who are able to swallow the pellets with liquid or soft foods.
As we mark World AIDS Day today, those dedicated to controlling and ending the HIV epidemic find themselves in a fortunate position. We know what to do next—and that is stay the course. The scale of the epidemic demands nothing less.
Helen Cornman, Deputy Director of the AIDSFree project, reports from the General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS which took place June 8-10, 2016 in New York.