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Discounted HIV Drug Access In The Developing World

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Access to new HIV drugs in 2010

What are the 2010 options for salvage patients? I have low t cells and I'm also dual-tropic. I would like to know if I can access any upcoming studies for patients in my situation?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I attempted to provide an update on where we are in the development of HIV medications that may help people like us who have multi drug resistance and may be in clinical decline. There is a small population Read more »

Home Access HIV test

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Update/ HIV Home Access Test FDA approved

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GSK Should Allow Generic Competition for HIV/AIDS Drugs to Address Innovation, Access Problems in Developing Countries, Opinion Piece Says

...not a "radical departure from standard fare," Tido von Schoen-Angerer -- director of Medecins Sans Frontieres ' Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines -- writes in an opinion piece in London's Guardian . According to von Schoen-Angerer,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

"Kiss My Access": Community Envoy to Food and Drug Panel Urges Caution in Approving New Anti-HIV Therapueutics and in Providing Early Access

...me make an example of myself." "I have been on combination AZT+ddI since 1989, when ddI became available through an expanded access program. My CD4s went from a low of 105 to a high of 700 within 12 months. They slowly fell to the mid-300s,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Editorial on Universal Access to HIV/AIDS Drugs

... "2010 is the landmark year for achieving universal access to HIV treatment. Although the 2006 [goal] did not imply 100% coverage, the words 'universal access' raised expectations. The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and... Read more »
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Home access hiv test

Posted by LynnB, 3 Replies
Well I spent the money went ahead and pricked my finger, about passed out from that I am such a wuss, and sent the sample in. Then the next morning I called and my results were not in yet. So I waited all day calling off and on the check and... Read more »

the home access hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what kind of test is this? elisa? and is it just as good as any other test you would get at a clinic? Read more »

HOME HIV ACCESS TESTING?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, pray that all are well. I was just wondering the opinion on the FDA approved home access hiv-1 test. Should I be comfortable with the negative results? Or would the doctor's office results be more reliable? Thanks Read more »

HomeAccess HIV-1 Kit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was test negative after 18 weeks exposure by HomeAccess HIV-1. Anyone know what generation of HIV-1 test kit is. I was told it's gen one. Is 18 weeks conclusive for gen one test? Read more »