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HTB (HIV Treatment Bulletin)

Read HTB online PDFs Subscribe – it’s free HIV Treatment Bulletin is a technical review that is published every 4 weeks: roughly 12 times a year. HTB also includes related issues including  COVID-19 and monkeypox. Articles cover conference reports, journal …

HTB July 2022 now online

Monkeypox crisis in UK – plus CROI, bNAbs, COVID, ANCHOR, PrEP and more…

ART in pictures: HIV treatment explained (April 2022)

This resource explains some of the ideas and science behind HIV and treatment. It is easy to read. Each section includes a picture and summary notes. Additional text in each section tells a more detailed story. It was developed as …

HIV life cycle

Diagrams of HIV life cycle showing how different types of drugs work. Picture from ‘Treatment Training from Advocates‘.

HIV and pregnancy (Spanish)

Guia embarazo y VIH (2020) – PDF (1.5 MB) Spanish pregnancy guide

Pocket PrEP: UK guide

PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is away that HIV negative people can use HIV drugs to stay HIV negative – even when not using condoms. Pocket PrEP An A7-sized leaflet on PrEP in the UK. This is an introduction to …

Diabetes

diabetes – when the body either does not produce enough insulin (a hormone that helps the body turn sugar into energy) or is not responding to insulin (insulin resistance). There are two main types of diabetes and they have different …

Adult and paediatric optimised ART trial tracker

Trial Tracker is a new i-Base resource publishes routinely updated tables on the web. This is freely available via i-Base’s Google Docs. Op ART trial tracker i-Base’s Op ART trial tracker follows research on optimised antiretroviral treatment for low- and …

Hepatitis C coinfection (Portuguese)

Guia sobre hepatite C para as pessoas que vivem com o VIH 2018 – PDF (1.3 MB) Portuguese translation and adaption by GAT, Lisbon. www.gatportugal.org

Workshops – who we have worked with

i-Base has run treatment workshops with the following organisations. African Community Involvement Association (ACIA) African HIV Policy Network (AHPN) Aventis/Dermik training, Longfield Barnardos Project, African Support Group, Leeds Bloomsbury Patients Network Body and Soul, London Brent and Harrow PCT Brighton …

CD4 count

CD4 count – number of CD4 cells in a cubic millimetre of blood. CD4 counts results are given as a number that can be anywhere from 0 to over 2000 (rarely). The range for an HIV-negative person is usually quoted …

DAAs – direct acting antivirals

DAAS (direct acting antivirals) are new hepatitis C drugs that work directly against the hepatitis C virus (HCV). HIV is now easy to treat and HCV can be cured (with DAAs). The meds work very well with low risk of side …

Pocket HIV and hepatitis C guide

As i-Base is an HIV project, these resources are about HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Although it can be a difficult to have both infections, the good news is that there is effective treatment for both HIV and hepatitis C …

The evidence for U=U – selected key studies from 20 years of accumulating evidence

The evidence for U=U: why negligible risk is zero risk

Q and A home

Questions and answers Treatment questions answered by phone, email or online.

HTB home

HIV Treatment Bulletin Reports on advances in HIV treatment and treatment access.

If you have just found out you are HIV positive…

If you have just been diagnosed this can be a difficult time. Hey, slow down. Take time. It is going to be okay. Take time… An HIV diagnosis may be unexpected. Or may have been something you were worrying about for …

Pocket ART home

Pocket-sized info ART, pregnancy, side effects, hepatitis C and PrEP – main points.

Side effects

ART (HIV treatment) uses very effective drugs with a low risk of side effects You and your doctor can choose and change ART – so that you have the best quality of life. If side effects occur, they are usually …

Pocket ART guide (2017)

Pocket ART is an A7-sized guide to HIV treatment (ART). It is an easy introduction to HIV treatment. Pocket ART guide online Pocket ART guide PDF download Order a free printed copy ART stands for antiretroviral treatment. HIV drugs are …

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