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Commentary & Opinion

Guidance Needed on Recent HIV Prevention Findings

July 25, 2011

"In the absence of the anticipated guidance from WHO, the euphoria felt by participants at Rome that the latest science can allow us for the first time to consider eliminating HIV was tempered by utter confusion among program managers as to what to do next," Nathan Ford, medical coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontiere's International Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, writes in the PLoS "Speaking of Medicine" blog. He says policymakers "urgently need guidance" on how to implement recent findings on antiretroviral use for HIV prevention (7/22).

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