Cover8-section advocates training manual with questions and answers.

This manual contains eight modules with questions and answers.

This manual is designed for people with no previous knowledge of the subjects.

About this resource

Subjects start from the basics: CD4, viral load, combination therapy and side effects, main opportunistic infections. There are modules on pregnancy and another on IV drug users and treatment. There is a module on clinical trials and research.

This manual is designed for people with no previous knowledge of these subjects.

This resource is based on work undertaken by HIV i-Base to create a basic training manual on HIV treatment.

This has been updated and revised for this online English edition.

In future, the manual will be refined to include self-directed Internet-based learning for individuals and groups, including the facility to track progress and test yourself.

This resource is part of a copyright-free project for non-commercial use, that is available on the i-Base website to download in various formats, or to work online. As with other treatment information produced by i-Base we encourage translations into other languages. A credit to i-Base.info is always appreciated.

This update and web publications was paid for by an educational grant from Network for European AIDS Treatment (NEAT).

Comments to: info@i-base.org.uk

Authors and acknowledgements

Training manual written and edited by: Simon Collins, Polly Clayden, Svilen Kolev Konov, Roman Dudnik, Ben Cheng, Sipho Mthathi and Matt Williams.

With thanks to everyone who commented and contributed.

Copyright policy

Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.

This resource is part of a copyright-free project that is available on the i-Base website to download in various formats, or to work through online. As with other treatment information produced by i-Base we encourage translations into other languages.

You are free to translate, reproduce and adapt this resource for not-for-profit use. An acknowledgement and link to the original version would be appreciated.

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Information about how we produced this guide and the importance of direct and easy to understand language.

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Last updated: 8 August 2012.