HIV/AIDS treatment and care. Clinical protocols for the WHO European Region




Edited by Irina Eramova, Srdan Matic and Monique Munz
2007, xv + 496 pages
ISBN 978 92 890 7298 4

The WHO Regional Office for Europe has combined its 13 protocols on treatment of and care for people with HIV and AIDS in one volume. The protocols are the cornerstone of the strategic actions that WHO has taken as part of its contribution to achieving the goal of universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services. The protocols were specifically developed for the entire WHO European Region. Together, they represent a comprehensive and evidence-based tool that offers health professionals clear and specific advice on diagnosing and managing a wide range of health issues related to HIV/AIDS for adults, adolescents and children, including antiretroviral treatment, the management of opportunistic infections, tuberculosis, hepatitis, injecting drug use, sexual and reproductive health, the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, immunization, palliative care and post-exposure prophylaxis.