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HIV Treatment as Prevention: Models, Data, and Questions—Towards Evidence-Based Decision-Making

  • Published: July 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001259
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Author

Corresponding Author

Email: timothy.hallett@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

GG is currently employed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In the past 5 yeas GG has received grants from the Wellcome Trust, Medical Research Council the Gates Foundation and UNAIDS. In the past 5 years GG has been a consultant for GSK and Merck working on HPV vaccination and for Viropharma to work on stem cell transplantation. CM is employed by a commercial company that provide consulting services in health economics to pharmaceutical companies and donor organizations. Much of our work is focussed on HIV/AIDS and we have been involved in projects that evaluated the health economic impact of ARV treatment for prevention. The company was, however, not compensated for being part of the HIV modeling group that wrote this article. WM receives US NIH grant support. JS is a member of the PLoS Medicine Editorial Board. BZ is PI of the ALPHA network of HIV community-based cohort studies that may supply data to the modelling consortium. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the agencies represented, including US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), PEPFAR, UNAIDS, WHO, or the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: TH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: All Members of the HIV Modelling Consortium Treatment as Prevention Editorial Writing Group. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: All Members of the HIV Modelling Consortium Treatment as Prevention Editorial Writing Group. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: All Members of the HIV Modelling Consortium Treatment as Prevention Editorial Writing Group. Contributed to constructing content of this article through 3 day workshop: All Members of the HIV Modelling Consortium Treatment as Prevention Editorial Writing Group.