n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - South African public sector adult antiretroviral treatment guidelines : main article
|Article Title||South African public sector adult antiretroviral treatment guidelines : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||May 2005|
|Pages||250 - 254|
|Keyword(s)||Adults, Antiretroviral treatment guidelines, Drug regimes, Guidelines, Pregnancy, Public Sector, South Africa, Treatment failure and Tuberculosis|
Extracted from text ... South Africa has a huge burden of HIV disease, with an estimated 5 million HIVinfected individuals, and more than 500 000 currently requiring ART.2 This poses a challenge to all health care workers, both in the public and private sector. The World Health Organization (WHO) 3 by 5 Initiative aims to have 3 million HIV-infected people on ART worldwide by the end of 2005. In order to achieve this, a 'public health approach' to ART has been formulated. Key tenets of this approach are the following:3 ? ART programmes should be scaled up with the goal of 'universal access', i.e. ..
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