ART – HIV treatment

This page is part of Pocket ART, an easy guide to 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 are HIV positive. Taking control over this aspect of your health can be one of the easiest ways to deal with HIV.

ART links

Pocket guide: a small pocket leaflet about ART

Full guide: Introduction to ART

i-Base also produce more detailed information about ART. This includes more information on ART, choice of drugs, adherence, drug resistance and other aspect of treatment.

This guide is available online and as an A5 booklet.