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Factors Affecting the Use of Antiretroviral Among Infected Children Under Five Years.

The paper has discussed factors Affecting the Use of Antiretroviral Among Infected Children Under Five Years.

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Table of contents

I. HIV Overview
1) Brief Historic and origin
2) Incidence and prevalence
3) Transmission
4) Clinical features
5) Diagnosis
6) Prevention
II. ARVs Treatment
1) Goals
2) Principles and limitations
3) Requirements before treatment
4) Consideration for formulation
5)  Types of ARVs drugs in pediatric practice
6)  Consideration to Cost, Affordability and Availability
III. Impacts of HIV
1) Orhans
2) Economic impact
3)  Demographic
4)   Stigma

Preview of the essay: Factors Affecting the Use of Antiretroviral Among Infected Children Under Five Years.

Children under five years are considered to be vulnerable. They have a low level of immunity. They are mostly at risk of many diseases. The common diseases facing by this category of population are constituted by five principal diseases:
Diarrhea diseases
A part the above list, we can add malnutrition which is also one of the most important problems facing by children under five years. Those diseases constituted the common causes of death among children population.
The Kenyan government millennium development goal is to reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate. Have halted by 2015, and begun to reverse, the spread of HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS is the major cause of children mortality and morbidity in Africa. More than 25 million people have died of AIDS since 1981. Africa has 11.6 million AIDS orphans. At the end of 2007, women accounted for ...

... HIV infection by improving
The live of children. ART reduce substantially the child mortality rate. Significant obstacles to scaling up paediatric care remain, including limited screening for HIV, a lack human capacity, insufficient advocacy and understanding that ART is efficacious in practicable paediatric and antiretroviral formulations. The number of facilities its health providing antiretroviral therapy to children in eastern and southern Africa has increased notably. Kenya is one the country which has improved care
But much must also be done.
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