Category Archives: Children or Youth (less than 18 years old)

Treatment failure and its associated factors among children receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

OBJECTIVES: Over the last decades, large number of children living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have been successfully enrolled in care and initiated treatment. However, treatment failure is still a...

Early neurodevelopment of HIV-exposed uninfected children in the era of antiretroviral therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

Background: There are 15·4 million children who are HIV-exposed and uninfected worldwide. Early child development crucially influences later academic and socioeconomic factors. However, the neurodevelopmental outcomes of HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) children...

Interventions to improve treatment outcomes among adolescents on antiretroviral therapy with unsuppressed viral Loads: A systematic review

2022

Adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) face unique developmental challenges that increase the risk of unsuppressed viral loads. Current reviews present a need for proven interventions to improve viral suppression among...

Central nervous system and neurodevelopmental outcomes of HIV + and HIV exposed children: A mini review of recent findings and lessons learned from the field

2022

There has been an increase in research looking at neurodevelopmental/neurologic outcomes of children living with HIV (Children LWHIV) and HIV exposed but uninfected children (HEU) during an era of ART....

Adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis in adolescents and young adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

This meta-analysis synthesized the proportion of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) who are adherent to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and factors moderating adherence. A systematic search was conducted of studies published...

Prevalence and associated factors of treatment failure among children on ART in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

BACKGROUND: As the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) increases, the issue of treatment failure is still a global challenge, particularly in a resource limited settings including Ethiopia. The results of...

Interventions to increase early infant diagnosis of HIV infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

OBJECTIVES: Early infant diagnosis (EID) of HIV infection increases antiretroviral therapy initiation, which reduces pediatric HIV-related morbidity and mortality. This review aims to critically appraise the effects of interventions to...

Key population perceptions and opinions about long-acting antiretrovirals for prevention and treatment: A scoping review

2022

Purpose of review: Key populations are disproportionately affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Access, retention, and adherence are important barriers for the efficacy of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV treatment among...

Communication of HIV diagnosis in proper time: Scoping review

2021

OBJECTIVE: To map how the communication of the HIV infection diagnosis occurs in pediatrics. METHODS: Scoping review of the 64 original articles. We selected research papers in Portuguese, English, or...

Initiation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in adolescents and young adults: Barriers and opportunities

2021

BACKGROUND: Adolescents and young adults (AYA) ages 13 to 24 years comprise a quarter of the new HIV diagnoses in the United States. Lack of access to HIV-preventive biomedical tools...

Mobile health interventions for HIV/STI prevention among youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): A systematic review of studies reporting implementation outcomes

2021

Background Advances and proliferation of technologies such as mobile phones may provide opportunities to improve access to HIV/STI services and reach young people with high risk for HIV and STI....

Sexual and reproductive health needs of young people living with HIV in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review

2021

Background: Young people living with HIV(YPLWH) in low-and middle-income countries are entering adolescence and young adulthood in signifcant numbers. The majority of the HIV-related research on these young people has...

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