Journal Articles | March 2018

The epidemiology of adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV: A cross-region global cohort analysis.

Overview

Topics:

Pediatric HIV Diagnosis, Care and Treatment; Strategic Information, Evaluation and Research

The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Global Cohort Collaboration 

This CIPHER collaborative study represents the largest multiregional epidemiological analysis of adolescents perinatally infected with HIV. Monitoring trends/outcomes of those perinatally infected with HIV; this study found that despite probable under-ascertained mortality, mortality in adolescents who were perinatally infected remains substantially higher in sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and South America and the Caribbean than in Europe.