HIV and Sexual Transmitted Infections
Contest Registration on Best Practices in the Management of Adherence to Antiretroviral Treatment in Latin America and the Caribbean (due June 22)
Washington, D.C, 19 May 2010 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization has launched a competition on successful experiences in the management of the compliance with the antiretroviral therapies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The contest is open up to 22 June 2010, which was extended from the original due date 14 June for Caribbean participants. The objective of this competition is to collect and disseminate positive experiences in the evaluation and improvement of the adherence in different centers of health care of HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean. The information will permit to identify and disseminate good clinical practice that results in an improvement of the attention and of the quality of life of men and women who receive antiretroviral therapy in the Region.
In this competition the best experience will be selected and rewarded. The author of the project selected as the better experience will receive an award consisting of a 5 days internship in PAHO Headquarters/WHO in Washington, D.C. During the internship, the winner should put forward the work detailing the same and will participate in the design of a proposal of implementation of similar activities in other areas.
We appreciate disseminating the information regarding this competition to members, counterparts, and other interested parties in order to ensure a broad participation.