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Jun, 2021

The birth of the UNIVERSAL project – a back story

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A while ago, we sat with Marc Lallemant – the scientific coordinator of the UNIVERSAL project led by Penta, for a quick chat. It was an eye-opening discussion that delved into the early beginnings and the birth of the project. According to Marc, TUTI pronounced as “tutti” in Italian (meaning everyone) was the name initially settled for. He further went on to clarify that TUTI had no Italian origin and was an acronym with a full meaning – Towards Universal Treatment of children in Africa. It was from this acronym […]

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Mar, 2021

GAP-f webinar on Best practices in clinical research for the development of paediatric formulations

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We are pleased to invite you to the kick-off of #BetterDrugs4Kids, GAP-f’s new quarterly webinar series on paediatric drug optimization, featuring deep dives on paediatric drug prioritization, evaluation, development, and delivery, and promoting discussions to close the paediatric treatment gaps. The first webinar, on “Best practices in clinical research for the development of paediatric formulations”, is hosted by GAP-f’s Clinical Research Working Group, led by Penta. The webinar will be an opportunity to reflect on concrete innovations for optimizing efforts and more rapidly generate the evidence needed to inform the […]

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10

Dec, 2020

Cascade of care in children and adolescents with HIV in the Russian Federation

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The Cascade of Care, more commonly known as the HIV care continuum, is a calculation of how many people in a specific population diagnosed with HIV are initially linked to care, retained in care and have achieved viral suppression. It is an important tool in measuring success in controlling the HIV infection, identifying gaps in national HIV/AIDS strategies and set directions to improve care. On behalf of EPIICC and REACH researchers, Anna Turkova presented on the Cascade of Care of HIV positive children and adolescents in three Russian centres at […]

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10

Dec, 2020

Cascade of care in children and adolescents with HIV in Russian Federation

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Author: Anna Turkova, Evgeny Voronin, Yulia Plotnikova, Anna Samarina, Edith Milanzi, Vladimir Rozenberg, Liubov Okhonskaia, Inga Latysheva, Aleksey Plynsky, Elena Fertikh, Siobhan Crichton, Charlotte Jackson, Ali Judd, Intira J Collins, on behalf of the European Pregnancy and Paediatric Infections Cohort Collaboration (EPPICC) Published in: 12th International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics View Poster   Background: The cascade of care summarises the 90-90-90 UNAIDS targets, of 90% of HIV+ people knowing their status, of whom 90% receive antiretroviral treatment (ART), of whom 90% are virally suppressed By 2019, there were 1,068,839 people […]

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Dec, 2020

Pediatric dolutegravir (DTG) dosing recommendations derived from combined P1093 and ODYSSEY Population Pharmacokinetic analysis

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Authors: Singh R, Baker M, Thapar M, Gibb D, Turkova A, Ford D, Ruel T, Wiznia A, Farhad M, Alvero C, Green J, Bollen P, Colbers A, Burger D, Acosta E Published in: 12th International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics View Abstract booklet   Background: HIV treatment options remain limited in children. The recent Tivicay (dolutegravir, DTG) pediatric regulatory submissions propose WHO weight-band based recommendations for once-daily dosing in children ≥4 weeks of age using combined datasets from two pediatric studies: IMPAACT P1093 and ODYSSEY (PENTA20). These doses were informed by […]

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Oct, 2020

8th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies: Virtual

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Shaping the Future of Child Health The combined efforts and talents of the best and brightest minds in paediatrics have turned this biannual event into a major educational and research platform, attracting high quality scientific presentations that have subsequently appeared in high-impact journals. Joins us to learn more about the leaps and bounds that have been made in child health care.   Find all the event registration details here.

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