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HIV testing, treatment and care: why are adolescents special?

Video where Dr Rashida Ferrand discusses different approaches that must be taken when providing testing, treatment and care for adolescents with HIV.

We now know that HIV ranks highly in the burden of disease among adolescents globally, that their rate of mortality for HIV is increasing, and that interventions need to be tailored towards reducing the barriers they face to be effective.

In this step Dr Rashida Ferrand discusses adolescent-focused approaches to HIV testing, treatment and care, and the barriers and problems they may face in accessing and receiving these.

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Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

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