PMTCT Q4 updates

 The World Health Organization will issue new HIV treatment guidelines later this year recommending treatment for all, regardless of CD4 cell count. This recommendation follows results from two large randomized trials,TEMPRANO and START, both released in 2015, which both showed that starting treatment at a CD4 cell count above 500 cells/mm3 resulted in less serious illness and AIDS-related deaths than if treatment was deferred.

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