Clinical Issues to Paediatric HIV
Nearly 36.7 million survivors are there worldwide and among them 2.1 million are children under 15 years of age. Reports also states that everyday 400 children are diagnosed with HIV. This is mainly because of transmission from mother or because of unsafe health practices. It is not that possible for children to get cured by vaccines and medications because the immune system of the children is not fully developed at the earlier stage. The best initiative of treatment is from mother by giving antiviral drugs during pregnancy and after birth.
- Track 1-1 HIV-exposed uninfected children
- Track 2-2 Clinical trials in children and adolescents
- Track 3-3 Therapeutic drug monitoring in paediatric population
- Track 4-4 Drug formulations for infants and children