According to the national guidelines children and adolescents up to the age of 15 are recommended to receive hiv care and treatment services from pediatric art clinics and to thereafter be transitioned to adult clinics however in practice most adolescents living with hiv transition to adult care between 15 and 20 years of age . Hiv status disclosure and retention in care in hiv infected adolescents on antiretroviral therapy art in west africa this collaboration was initiated in 2006 and currently involves 11 pediatric hiv aids clinics spread over seven countries benin burkina faso cote antiretroviral therapy for hiv infection in infants and children . Human immunodeficiency virus hiv management of adolescents and young adults ayas is particularly pertinent to sub saharan africa where the pediatric hiv burden is marked antiretroviral treatment art adherence is a major challenge for ayas this qualitative study explored knowledge and experiences of adherence amongst ayas attending treatment at the perinatal hiv research unit phru . Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in pediatric hiv infection c 11 35 church d gregson d lloyd t et al comparison of the realtime hiv 1 cobas taqman 48 v10 easy q v12 and versant v30 assays for determination of hiv 1 viral loads in a cohort of canadian patients with diverse hiv subtype infections. Adolescents living with hiv on antiretroviral therapy art have worse treatment adherence viral suppression and mortality rates compared to adults this study investigated factors associated with viral non suppression among adolescents living with hiv in cambodia a cross sectional study was conducted in august 2016 among 328 adolescents living with hiv aged 15 17nbspyears who were
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