Author/s: Leigh Johnson (Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town)Date: July 2010
This indicator is calculated as the number of children under 15 years starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) in a particular year, divided by the estimated number of new paediatric HIV infections over the same year.
1 Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (2008) Guidance for antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected infants less than 1 year of age. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, 9(4): 34-35;
World Health Organisation (2008) Report of the WHO Technical Reference Group, Paediatric HIV/ART Care Guideline Group meeting, WHO headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, 10 – 11 April 2008. WHO: Geneva.