This Public Health Grand Rounds session discusses how more patients can benefit from advances in diagnostic and treatment options, resulting in an overall reduction in morbidity from MDR TB. The session also explores the role of CDC, WHO, and other partners in combating the public health epidemic.
This report analyzes the extent to which donor programs and national health policies in countries where at least 20% of individuals with TB are co-infected with HIV include the 12 key collaborative activities put forward as guidelines to fight TB and HIV together by WHO.
This report details the steps that governments of countries with high burdens of TB-HIV and their partners have taken to turn a coordinated response to TB-HIV into reality at the country level, as well as the remaining gaps.
This pocket guide is intended to assist clinicians in managing HIV-infected patients with LTBI and drug-susceptible active pulmonary TB. The guide includes signs and symptoms, adult dosing, dosage forms, drug-drug interactions, side effects, and patient counseling points.
This document provides information on Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) contact tracing. It explains the process of how sexual partner(s) of individuals diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease including HIV/AIDS are notified and screened for testing and treatment.
WHO guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding in 2010 for the first time recommended the use of antiretroviral drugs to prevent postnatal transmission of HIV through breastfeeding. This resulted in a major change from an individualised counselling approach toward a public health approach regarding how maternal and child health services should routinely promote and support infant feeding practices among mothers living with HIV
The book The Bravest Boy I Know can be used to help people understand HIV among children and especially to understand that children bounce back and do well when on treatment. HIV-positive children can go to school, play and live like any other children. They, and their families, need care and support, not stigma and discrimination.
This tool describes how services can be designed and implemented to be acceptable and accessible to transgender women. To accomplish this, respectful and ongoing engagement with them is essential. This tool gives particular attention to programmes run by transgender people themselves, in contexts where this is possible.