Modelling Paediatric HIV and the need for ART: October 2017

19 October 2017 to 20 October 2017

London, United Kingdom

WHO, UNAIDS  and the UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates, Modelling and Projections held a consultation to review and discuss estimates of child infections and need for ART, which took place at the Rydges Kensington Hotel in London. The overall meeting aims were as follows:

  1. Improve the ability for countries to estimate and project the number of children and adolescents living with HIV
  2. Estimate the number of children in need for 1st and 2nd line regimens over time by 2020 and explore size and age of this population

 The meeting program covered the following sessions:

  • Estimating births of HIV+  women
  • Retention on ART among women
  • Transmission tates
  • Ag-specific ART among chiden and adolescents
  • Adolescents
  • HIV exposed uninfected and orphans estimates
  • Improving quantification, forecasting and assessment of demand
  • Method development for paediatric CEPAC model

The meeting report summarising the key discussions and recommendations, as well as a summary of just the recommendations, are available to download below. Meetling slides are accessible to logged in members only.

 (Last updated: 20 December 2017)

Day 1
Thursday 19 October 2017