These guidelines are aimed at clinicians and community-based HIV prevention providers about early initiation of ART for personal and public health benefits. They include information about ARV treament for prevention of HIV transmission and adherence to ART treatment.
This brochure emphasizes the fact that early treatment helps people with HIV live longer and healthier lives. Starting ART early makes you less likely to develop AIDS and the other serious health problems HIV can cause. It also helps you reduce your chance of transmitting HIV to others.