Oct 26, 2018
The government of India established the National AIDS Committee in 1986, which set the foundation for the establishment of National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) in 1992 to oversee the policies for prevention and control of HIV. These guidelines aim:
|1. When to start ART:||In all patients irrespective of CD4 count or symptoms|
|2. First Line ART:|
|a) Adults and adolescents||T+ L +E|
|b) Children||A+ L+E|
|c) Any person with weight less than 30Kg||A+ L+E|
|d) If elevated serum creatinine||A+ L+E|
|e) Infection with HIV-2 (or HIV-1 + HIV-2)||T+ L +L/r|
|3. ART in pregnancy and breastfeeding|
|a) ART-native female||T+ L +E|
|b) Already on ART||Continue same|
|c) Exposure too nevirapine alone in prior pregnancy||T+ L +L/r|
|4. Infant prophylaxis:|
|a) Mother taking ART for ≥ 4 weeks||N for 6 weeks|
|b) Mother taken ART for < 4 weeks||N for 12 weeks|
|c) Mother exposed to nevirapine previously||Z for 6/12 weeks|
|5. Post-exposure Prophylaxis:||T+ L +L/r|
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