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This session offers WHO an opportunity to introduce the 3rd edition of the consolidated HIV guidelines, which brings together testing, prevention, treatment, service delivery and comorbidities. Since its release in 2016, WHO has provided updates in several areas of this guideline - Antiretroviral options for first- and second-line treatment, infant diagnosis, post-exposure prophylaxis, advanced HIV disease and management of cryptococcal infections and delivering HIV services. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges for the continuity of HIV care, and it is critical to ensure that the progress of the past decade is not undone. Key topics include: additional options for HIV prevention, optimization and timing of treatment of adults, adolescents and children; treatment monitoring and infant diagnosis; updated considerations for people living with HIV and tuberculosis; and service delivery recommendations to help implement WHO guidance, progress, challenges and perspectives.

5 min
Opening remarks
Soumya SWAMINATHAN, World Health Organization, Switzerland
7 min
Overview and framing of the session
Meg DOHERTY, World Health Organization, Switzerland
5 min
Whats new in HIV prevention?
Michelle RODOLPH, World Health Organization, Switzerland
5 min
What's new in HIV treatment and treatment monitoring?
Marco VITORIA, World Health Organization, Switzerland
5 min
What's new in the management co-infections and co-morbidities?
Ajay RANGARAJ, World Health Organization, Switzerland
5 min
What's new in service delivery?
Nathan FORD, Switzerland
5 min
What's new across the maternal, child and adolescents life-cycle?
Martina PENAZZATO, World Health Organization, Switzerland
48 min
Panel discussion on implications and challenges of new guidelines on service delivery and impact at country level
Cindy AMAIZA, Organisation of Young People Living with HIV(Y+Kenya), Kenya
Imelda Chipo MAHAKA, Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust, Zimbabwe
Hasina SUBEDAR, National Department of Health, South Africa
Dr Phan HUONG, Vice Director of Viet Nam Authority for HIV/AIDS Control, MOH, Vietnam
Akudo IKPEAZU, Ministry of Health, Nigeria, Nigeria
5 min
Future plans and session close
Ren MINGHUI, World Health Organization, Switzerland