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Access To Hiv Medication

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Ask the Experts

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 »

Longevity

I was diagnosed with HIV around a year ago (in my mid 20s). Because I was unwell, had a low CD4... Read more »

Generic versus Proprietory Drugs

HiI come from a country where HIV people are looked down upon and meds very expensive. HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New California Law Could Increase Access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis HIV Medication

...Davis (D) last month signed the measure, which was introduced by California Assembly member Paul Koretz (D) ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 10/14). The law requires the department's Office of AIDS to convene a task force to develop... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hong Kong Police Denied HIV-Positive Detainees Access to Medications, Report Says

...prohibited three HIV-positive Thai protestors who attended last year's World Trade Organization conference in Hong Kong from accessing their medications. Alliance Coordinator Mabel Au Mei-po said she visited Bangkok this year to meet with one... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Drug Access Problems in Mozambique Cannot Be Solved Solely Through Antiretroviral Plant, Health Official Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Access to Generic HIV/AIDS Drugs Increasing Following Thailand's Decision to Issue Compulsory Licenses, Health Official Says

...program. The generic version is manufactured by the Indian generic pharmaceutical company Matrix Laboratories ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 1/22). According to Winai, the first batch of the generic version of Kaletra -- worth 21 million... Read more »
Connect With Others

weed

Posted by obione_kanobi, 4 Replies
...is it true that smoking weed can mess with the medication i have just started takin i dont drink acohol and weed is my only vice i need to know if smoking this will interfear with Read more »

Ricca Medical Marketing Group scam?

Posted by tuskpdx
...it very suspicious that the Ricca Medical Marketing Group of Southhampton, PA, hits you up with an email asking all of your HIV information, your address, your telephone numbers, the dates you were infected, and gathers a whole host of other... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...their lives and health restored. In turn, many of those survivors go on to become advocates for patient education and greater access to HIV medications. Up until the last few years, Lavra was the only place in Ukraine (and probably much of the... Read more »

UN - UPDATE

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
... AIDS Continues to Shape U.S., World Policies First identified in 1981, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has shaped health policy, politics and medicine in the United States and throughout the world. International efforts Read more »