Easy to read, up-to-date guides to HIV treatment, and sexual transmission and testing of HIV.

About our guides.

Intro to ARTIntroduction to ART

What is ART (antiretroviral treatment)? How does it work? CD4 and viral load tests. When to start. Which drug. Side effects, adherence and resistance. September 2015.

Changing treatment

Second-line therapy and drug resistance. Why treatment stops working and when to change. February 2015.

new-HCV-cover-2013-80x112Hepatitis C for people living with HIV

What is hepatitis C? New drugs and treatment. Testing, diagnosis and monitoring. FibroScan and biopsy. Living with hepatitis C coinfection. November 2013.

HIV, pregnancy and women’s healthPregnancy Guide cover

Planning your pregnancy. HIV treatment when pregnant. Important monitoring tests. Stopping your baby getting HIV. After baby is born. December 2015.

HIV medsHIV meds

Each med described with links to patient and prescribing info.

HIV and your quality of life

Side effects & other complications. Talking with your doctor. HIV & ageing. Diet and exercise. Tips to help. July 2012.

ChartRecord your treatment

Side effects diary and other charts from our Treatment Passport to record your CD4 count, viral load, treatment history and other information. September 2009

Clinical trials guide coverCommunity guide to HIV research

How clinical trials work, why they are important, understanding the results and the role of the advocate in research. March 2009.