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How will new HIV treatment guidelines affect children in Kenya?

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Air date: September 29, 2013

Host: Barbara Lewis

Healthcare Policy & Public Health Pediatrics Research IU Health
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Interview: Rachel, Vreeman, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine.

AMPATH, the Academic Model for Providing Access to Healthcare in Kenya, provides health care, food and employment for those affected by HIV. AMPATH is a partnership between the Indiana University School of Medicine and Moi University School of Medicine that was formed to help control and prevent HIV/AIDS in Kenya. Rachel Vreeman, M.D., discusses the new World Health Organization guidelines for treating HIV in children, how children in Kenya will be affected by these guidelines, and the stigma associated with HIV in Kenya. Dr. Vreeman is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

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