CPD Activities

Update on guidelines of ARV therapy


Update on guidelines of ARV therapy


Starting on :08:30 AM 14 October, 2014 Venue:Karatina Subcounty Hospital
Ending on :09:30 AM 14 October, 2014 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:Dr. Ngari Benson Muchiri Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. Angela Macligeyo
Consultant Physician
Center for Health Solutions (CHS)

Description

Centre for Health Solutions trainers in partnership with Karatina hospital updated the clinicians on the current guidelines of ARV therapy in different categories of HIV pts


Objectives

1. A recap on antiretroviral drugs

2. The current guideline on the cut off CD4 count for commensing ARVs.

3. The use of CD4 count versus Viral load.

4. Guidelines on when to start ARVs in the discordant partner, the pregnant HIV positive mother, HIV positive Tuberculosis patient, HIV positive children etc

5. Recommended ARV combinations in differnt categories of HIV patients





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