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Blog Summarizes Discussion on HIV Treatment for Children Under PEPFAR

April 8, 2013

The Center for Global Health Policy's "Science Speaks" blog describes "a public discussion [last] week of the Institute of Medicine's report" on PEPFAR, during which some experts raised the issue of HIV treatment for children. The blog summarizes the discussion, saying staff members of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) "responded that the office is working with other organizations to increase treatment access for children and soon will release new guidelines which will align pediatric treatment with adult treatment." The blog notes, "The IOM's evaluation praises PEPFAR's work in nonmedical care for orphans and vulnerable children and adolescents affected by HIV" (4/5).

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This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.



  
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