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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Patients in China's Free Antiretroviral Distribution Program Developing Resistance to Drugs

Some HIV/AIDS patients in China who receive antiretroviral drugs at no cost from a government program have begun to develop resistance to the two regimens of drugs offered, and new medications are needed to continue a long-term treatment program, a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Drug Distribution Programs One Factor in Hastening Drug Resistance, Report Says

A Center for Global Development (CGD) report released Tuesday details factors leading to increased drug resistance worldwide, including drug distribution programs in developing countries, Reuters reports. Expanded access to medicines is "clearly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Antiretroviral Drug Distribution Program Will Reach 50,000 People by 2005, Health Minister Says

Botswana Health Minister Lesego Motsumi on Tuesday at the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, said that the country will meet by next year its target of distributing antiretroviral drugs at no cost to about 50% of those who need... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Free distribution of pairs of HIV home test kits

Are there any programs anywhere distributing pairs of home HIV test kits for no charge? Would the cost for free distribution of kits be less than the cost of health care for those who have got infected with HIV?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Home tests are not available for free. The cost varies between US$30 toUS$50. These tests are not free, since it costs money to pay for themanufacturing of these kits, as well as the costs of running the tests... Read more »

No insurance, not eligible for State Drug Assistance Program

I have been HIV positive for 7 years, and I was stupid enough not to get helath insurance when I still could have gotten one (I live in Louisiana). I have been recieving medication trhoriugh the Louisiana State Drug Assistance Program (LDAP), but I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Mark-Sorry to hear of your situation. I suppose that yours is a reminder to have medical insurance in the US, whenever possible.HIV medications are very expensive (our readers certainly don't need to be reminded of this fact) and for the... Read more »

type and distribution of Hodgkin's Disease in hiv- and hiv+ patients

Hello,I read in a post that the type and distribution of HD seen in HIV+ patients is different from that of HIV- patients. I was hoping you could either elaborate and let me know what the differences are. I have searched on the web endlessly, and am...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Hodgkin's disease (HD) is indeed reasonably common in HIV-positive patients. HD is a form of lymphoma. HD is also not that uncommon in HIV-negative patients.HD is HIV-positive patients differs from that in HIV-negative patients in several... Read more »

body fat distribution change

I'm HIV + since 1986 and started "treatment" in early 1992, now on the cocktail. I am 38 and have noticed the my body fat has "relocated" all over my body. My "normal" adult weight has been 115 pounds (female...
Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California Berkeley & San Francisco
What has happened to you is happening to people with HIV infection on treatment, throughout the world. It has been called the "lipodystrophy" and the "paunch" syndrome. I have seen probably hundreds of patients with exactly... Read more »
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subtype distribution maps

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http://hiv-web.lanl.gov/content/hiv-db/geography/map_right.html

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International Program Officer

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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
International Program Officer

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks an international
Program Officer to administer our growing programs in developing
countries. These programs are focused on... Read more »

Women IDU Program Coordinator San Jose

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Resources, Information and Services (ARIS)
Women IDU Program Coordinator

Full-time position. Develop and facilitate workshops for female IDUs and their sexual partners. Coordinate and conduct outreach activities. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS,... Read more »

COORDINATOR, CHILD LIFE PROGRAM GMHC NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
COORDINATOR, CHILD LIFE PROGRAM, Women and Family Services
GMHC New York

The Coordinator of Child Life Program is responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of all program activities, outreach and education initiatives to children... Read more »