Educational Resources

 

Treatment Guidelines  

  1. Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents Developed by the US DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents – A working group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA. Updated April 2015.
  2. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States  Developed by the US HHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission- A working group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA. Updated August  2015.
  3. Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection Developed by the HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children- A working group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA. Updated March 2015
  4. Guideline on when to start antiretroviral therapy and on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV. World Health Organization (WHO) early-release guideline. Updated September 2015.

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

  1. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States is a five-year plan that details principles, priorities and actions to the national response to the HIV epidemic. First released by President Obama in July 2010, the strategy identified a set of priorities and strategic action steps tied to measurable outcomes for moving the nation forward in addressing the domestic HIV epidemic. In July 2015, the White House released the updated five year plan, through 2020.

PrEP

  1. US Public Health Service- Pre-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection in the United States- 2014 Clinical Practice Guideline. Updated May 2014  
  2. US Public Health Service- Pre-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection in the United States - 2014 Clinical Providers' Supplement. Updated May 2014 

Nonoccupational Post exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) Guidelines

  1. Antiretroviral Post exposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States. Recommendations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. MMWR January 2005

 Viral Hepatitis

  1. Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis National plan released by Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 2014-2016. Updated March 2015
  2. Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C  American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases/ International Antiviral Society (IAS)  Updated August 2015.  
  3. CDC Viral Hepatitis Resource Center for Health Professionals 

HIV Criminalization

  1. The Positive Justice Project (PJP) is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to end HIV criminalization in the United States. PJP consensus statement released July 2012 is a comprehensive document on the use of special criminal laws and policies that target persons with HIV.  
  2. State HIV Laws State specific HIV criminal laws, guidelines for healthcare workers. Center for HIV Law & Policy. 
  3. Sero Project  Useful articles, documents and other resources  on HIV criminalization and stigma in US and globally.
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