Use of tenofovir in HIV-infected children and adolescents: A public health perspective

Technical update on treatment optimization


Publication details

Editors: WHO HIV/AIDS Programme
Number of pages: 13
Publication date: June 2012
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150382 2



The aim of this update is to provide information and guidance to countries on how best to use tenofovir for the treatment of children with HIV. It is intended to complement the WHO normative guidelines on antiretroviral therapy and also support the goal of increasing access to simpler paediatric antiretroviral formulations, in line with Treatment 2.0.