Journal Articles | February 2019

Using Observational Data to Inform HIV Policy Change for Children and Youth

Commentary published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
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Created by:

Annette H. Sohn, Ali Judd, Lynne Mofenson, et al.

Topics:

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

This article emphasizes the importance of utilizing observational data to cross-validate other research and to monitor the impact of changing HIV program policies. The authors describe existing sources of observational data for children and youth living with HIV, focusing on larger regional and global research cohorts, and targeted surveillance studies and programs.