INSIGHTS INTO LIVING WITH HIV
Few international HIV studies capture the experiences of people living with HIV, including health-related quality of life, beyond viral suppression. The latest Positive Perspectives study from ViiV Healthcare is one of the largest, global, HIV patient-reported outcomes (PROs) studies to date and provides perspectives from a diverse group of people living with HIV across the world.
What do data from the Positive Perspectives study show?
Some global results have been shared already at the International Workshop on HIV and Women and in the publication Preventing Chronic Disease.
Impact of polypharmacy on quality of life
While people living with HIV are now living longer, healthier lives, this also means that many are taking multiple medications (polypharmacy) for other health conditions.
The first set of published data from the Positive Perspectives study looks at the impact of polypharmacy on quality of life for people living with HIV. Click here to read more about how people living with HIV can plan for healthy ageing.
Positive Perspectives at the International Workshop on HIV and Women
- UNAIDS. Core Epidemiology Slides.. https://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/media_asset/UNAIDS_2017_core-epidemiology-slides_en.pdf. Last accessed January 2021.
- Okoli C, de los Rios P, Muchenje M, Young B. Treatment experiences, perceptions towards sexual intimacy and child-bearing, and empowered decision making in care among women living with HIV; Positive Perspectives; Presented at the 10th International Workshop on HIV & Women, Boston, MA, March 6-7, 2020.