Guideline Development Group Meeting on Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis in the context of HIV

Meeting report - 19-21 November 2013
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting objectives

A range of evidence, assessments and evaluations was made available to the GDG in order to review, suggest revisions and approve the final recommendations during the consensus meeting. The Department of HIV/AIDS oversaw the production of these materials. The objectives of the Guideline Development Group Meeting were:

  • Review the evidence summaries, GRADE reviews, evaluations of the risk-benefit analyses, the feasibility, costs and acceptability of the proposed recommendations;
  • Review the draft recommendations;
  • Develop consensus on and rank the strength of the final recommendations;
  • Identify implementation steps and tools required; and
  • Make recommendations for future research.