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PARTNER and PARTNER 2 studies

The PARTNER study reported zero HIV transmissions from a positive partner on ART to their negative partner. This was after couples in the study had sex more than 58,500 times without using condoms. Detailed report of the PARTNER results. The …

Adherence tips

Adherence is the word that describes taking your meds. For ART to work, adherence needs to be good. Try to take every dose on time. Follow advice to take with or without food. Tell your doctor about other drugs or …

ART choice

It is your choice when to start ART You also can be involved in the choice of which meds to use. ART needs to best fit your life and you are the person taking ART. This will involve talking to …

ART – HIV treatment

ART stands for antiretroviral treatment HIV drugs are called antiretrovirals because HIV is a retrovirus. ART is used to treat HIV. It is an exciting time for HIV care. ART is now the routine next step after finding out you …

References

This page links to references for the i-Base treatment guides and Pocket ART leaflets Each resource is based on UK and international treatment guidelines, plus additional research studies. The same references are used for both the small pocket size leaflet …

Quotes

The Pocket guides include small quotes about different aspects of HIV treatment. These quote from HIV positive people or community advocates were edited from longer quotes used in the full i-Base guides. Thank you to everyone who agreed to let …

START study

The START study showed that HIV treatment has important benefits for your health, even if your CD4 count is still high. This international study was one of the most important HIV studies from the last ten years. The study results …