Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+): Postition Paper on Treatment as Prevention

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There is a growing interest in the evidence that antiretroviral therapy (ART) can be used to prevent or reduce transmission of HIV. The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) have recently released their position paper on the use of ART as prevention. The paper focuses on what this means for the general population of people living with HIV (at the individual level) and what it means for public health (at the population level).

Contents include:

  • GNP+ positions
  • Introduction
  • The science: what we know and do not know
    • ART can reduce the risk of HIV transmission
    • Unanswered questions
  • Conditions for treatment to work for prevention
    • At individual level
    • At a population level
  • What are the opportunities?
  • PLHIV leadership through Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention
    • Rights-based treatment literacy
    • Delivering community-based programmes
    • Building evidence
    • Development of rights-based guidance
  • Studies and programmes on ART for prevention

You can download this 15-page PDF  above. This resource is in English.