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2.2 From the recent literature on HIV – Robin Wood (South Africa)


02.2 The fIndIngs of the recently published SMART study

Robin Wood (South Africa)

In this session, the findings from an important article in the field of HIV, published in August 2015, will  be presented and discussed by one of the papers’ co-authors. He will cover the implications of the data regarding 1) scale-up of antiretroviral therapy in resource- limited settings and 2) diagnostic screening for HIV-associated TB. 

Prof Robin Wood, University of Cape Town: “Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Early Asymptomatic HIV Infection [The START Trial]. N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 27;373(9):795-807.

Topics Legend

CLH = Child TB & Lung Health

CS = Civil Society


LH = Lung Health


NCDs = Non-Communicable Diseases

NAPs = Nursing & Allied Professions

TC = Tobacco Control

TB = Tuberculosis

ZOO = Zoonotic TB

RES = Research