Systematic reviews to support the Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Consolidated Guidelines - 2014/HTM/HIV/007

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Investigator: George W. Rutherford, MD
Sponsor: World Health Organization (WHO)

Location(s): Eritrea; Ethiopia; Kenya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Rwanda; Somalia; South Sudan; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Angola; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo (Kinshasa); Congo (Brazzaville); Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Sao Tome and Principe; Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Sudan; Tunisia; Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland; Western Africa; Benin; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Gambia; Ghana; Liberia; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; China; South Korea; Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Iran; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Cambodia; Indonesia; Viet Nam; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Philippines; Armenia; Georgia; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia; Syria; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; Yemen; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Macedonia; Moldova; Slovenia; Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Paraguay; Peru; Uruguay; Venezuela; Turks and Caicos Islands; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; American Samoa; Northern Mariana Islands; Guam; Fiji; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Vanuatu

Description

Develop global evidence-based norms, standards and guidelines related to the use of antiretroviral drugs for treatment and prevention. Conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available evidence to answer the PICO question(s), including conducting searches, data extraction and analysis. Evidence should be assessed using established quality assessment tools.   Prepare a draft report of the systematic review to include methodology, results and conclusions for review by the WHO.