Child and Adolescent Committee
The Child and Adolescent Committee promotes best practice HIV prevention, care and treatment services for children and adolescents. The committee works closely with the National Department of Health on the development of evidence-based guidelines, and provides guidance and direction to all Society child and adolescent-related programmes and activities.
View the Committee’s Strategic Objectives
The Committee is led by an elected five-member leadership group, comprised of Dr Moherndren Archary, Prof Ashraf Coovadia, Prof Brian Eley, Dr Leon Levin and Dr Tammy Meyers. The Committee’s Chair is Dr Tammy Meyers.
View the Committee’s Biographies here
If you have clinical questions about the management of paediatric or adolescent patients, please contact the National HIV and TB Health Care Worker Hotline at 0800 212 506, or send an email to the Society at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidelines and Interim Clinical Advice
Articles and Publications
Yezingane Network and UNICEF.
Questions and Answers: Infant Feeding in the Context of HIV in South Africa, July 2011
Cotton M, Rabie H. The conundrum of infant feeding for HIV infected women continues.
Aid for AIDS Healthcare Professional Newsletter. February 2012, Issue 31.
Tenofovir Use in Children and Adolescents
Cotton, M and Levin, L. Tenofovir for Children and Adolescents.
Aid for AIDS Healthcare Professional Newsletter. June 2012, Issue 32.