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Paediatric HIV Surveillance Among Infants and Children Less than 18 Years of Age

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Geneva, WHO, 2013

The overall goal of this guideline is to help countries understand the HIV epidemic in paediatric populations less than 18 years of age.

It provides approaches to measure the burden of paediatric HIV according to country-specific HIV epidemic contexts. It does not attempt to be comprehensive enough to cover all the issues related to paediatric HIV surveillance. Rather, it serves as a general reference. As “how-to” guides for surveillance data analysis and data use/dissemination are already available, such components will not be addressed in this guide. The guide cites additional materials and resources for further information on paediatric HIV surveillance and includes country examples.