Linking Global HIV/AIDS Treatments with National Programs for the Control and Elimination of the Neglected Tropical Diseases

Effective management of HIV/AIDS may require the control of NTDs. The past successes in integrating directly observed therapy for tuberculosis [31], co-trimoxazole chemoprophylaxis, and nutritional support into HIV/AIDS programming indicates it is also possible to incorporate NTD preventive chemotherapy in HIV/AIDS treatment regimens. A full consideration of NTD control will require meaningful cooperation from the public health community.

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