The Time is Now: Providing I-ART in Clinical Settings

Updated: January 15, 2020

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For individuals who have tested positive for HIV, immediate initiation of antiretroviral therapy (I-ART) can help them achieve viral suppression more quickly and promote overall health. Providers at clinical settings should work towards helping HIV-positive persons initiate ART as soon as possible, either on site or through immediate linkage. Providing same day and/or rapid I-ART may also help patients to feel empowered.

Download the resource on the right side of the page to learn more about HIV testing, I-ART, PrEP and PEP, and working with HIV-positive patients.