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Guidelines on Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis for HIV-Related Infections among Children, Adolescents and Adults in Resource-Limited Settings: Recommendations for a Public Health Approach

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The objective of these guidelines is to provide global technical and operational recommendations for the use of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV-exposed children, children living with HIV and HIV-infected adolescents and adults in the context of scaling up HIV care in resource-limited settings. This publication is primarily intended for use by national HIV/AIDS program managers, managers of nongovernmental organizations delivering HIV/AIDS care services ,and other policy makers who are involved in planning HIV/AIDS care strategies in resource-limited countries. It should also be useful to clinicians in resource-limited settings. Note: This document supersedes the Joint WHO/UNAIDS/UNICEF Statement on Use of Cotrimoxazole as Prophylaxis in HIV Exposed and HIV Infected Children and the WHO Expert Consultation on Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis in HIV Infection .

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Publisher: World Health Organization
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Program Managers, Doctors/Physicians, Nurses, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Trainers
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions, Primary Care of HIV Infected & Exposed Children
Resource Type: Clinical Guidelines