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HIV prevention and care

Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli

Training course in adolescent sexual and reproductive health 2019

October 14, 2019 - Geneva

HIV prevention and care - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli

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Chandra-Mouli V. HIV prevention and care. Paper presented at: Training course in adolescent sexual and reproductive health; 2019 Oct 14; Geneva.

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Assignment

Go over the module materials provided and answer the following five questions with the aid of the clues provided.

Question 1

Name 3 reasons why there is increased risk of adolescent girls acquiring HIV and of the consequences of HIV infection?

4 marks

Clue: Study pages 39 and 40 of the WHO publication: WHO recommendations on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (2018) and slide 4 of the presentation titled: Adolescent Friendly Health Services for young people with HIV.

Question 2

Name 3 reasons why we have to do more to address HIV in adolescents than we are doing now?

4 marks

Clue: Study slides 5, 6 and 7 of the presentation titled: Adolescent Friendly Health Services for young people with HIV.

Question 3

Name 2 ways in which service organization of medication refill visits could be differentiated to make them more friendly to young people living with HIV.

4 marks

Clue: Study slide 14 of the presentation titled: Adolescent Friendly Health Services for young people with HIV.

Question 4

What is the DREAMS initiative? What is layering in the context of the initiative? What challenges has the initiative experienced in layering interventions?

6 marks

Clue: Study pages 2, 3 and 14 of the paper titled: Translating DREAMS into practice: Early lessons from implementation in six settings. PLoS ONE. 2018.

Question 5

What is the rationale for PrEP? What is WHO’s recommendation on the use of PrEP? Name three attributes of the recommendation?

7 marks

Clue: Study slides 8, 14, 16 and 17 of the slide set titled: WHO PrEP guidance. If needed, refer to the WHO publication: WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection (WHO, 2017).