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Aids Hiv Guidelines

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The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

... What Are the Treatment Guidelines? Treatment Goals When to Start Treatment? What to Start With? Changing or Stopping Treatment Resistance Testing Taking Care of Yourself What Are the Treatment Guidelines? A branch of the US government,
Ask the Experts

HIV and Breastfeeding - New WHO guidelines

In light of the latest PMTCT and breastfeeding guidelines released by WHO, I would like to know if it's recommendations pertain to people in first world countries as well or only for people in third world countries with little or no access to clean...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...The current US CDC and Academy of Pediatrics guidelines recommend NOT breast feeding, even if on HIV treatment. I don't know whether that will change, given the new WHO guidelines from Read more »

HIV Window Period - UK guidelines

HiI know a great deal has been written on this forum (and elsewhere on the web) about the 'window period' and whether it's 3 or 6 months. But I've just read the latest national UK HIV guidelines (the documents are downloadable at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the U.S. Government. Look at who we currently have at the helm. Do I need to say more? No, I thought not.BRAVO to the UK HIV guidelines folks for their clear and concise statement. I wholeheartedly agree!Cheers!Dr. Bob Read more »


Dr. Bob, If the new treatment guideline is to start treatment at CD4 count of 350, is the new definition of AIDS also at CD4 count of 350? or still at the CD4 count of 200?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The CDC case definition for AIDS is completely independent of treatment guidelines. The definition for AIDS remains the same. Guidelines for when to begin antiretrovirals have changed a number of times, based Read more »

New Company - Guideline for HIV in the Work Place

WE are a new Company in Africa and I have been requested to set up a Company Policy & Procedure manual need assistance to find relevent info or existing documents advise etc
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc. AIDS site, Look for the Manager's Guide, then for a document called "Developing a Workplace Policy for HIV." You will be able to find workplace-related resources from other countries at, the site of the United... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN PlusNews Reports on Possible Effects of Adopting WHO HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines in Malawi

...PlusNews examines the outcomes of a WHO-supported study in Malawi to assess what adopting the new WHO HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines would mean for the country. "According to the feasibility study, [adopting the guidelines would increase] the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

East African Examines Kenya's Efforts to Adopt WHO HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

... East African reports that Kenya is looking to align its HIV/AIDS strategy along with the updated WHO HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines released in November. This would require additional funds "over the next four years to boost its budget for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi, Zimbabwe May Struggle to Implement WHO HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

...the growing concern among HIV/AIDS advocates that the Malawian government's adoption of the WHO's updated HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines will lead to a decrease in the number of HIV-positive patients with access to free treatment. Malawi "has... Read more »
The Body

European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

... The past month has been a busy one when it comes to HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines. Revised U.S. guidelines were released on Dec. 1 , providing an interesting counterpoint to recently updated HIV treatment guidelines Read more »
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Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...essential. This involves ensuring the provision of comprehensive and sustainable care and support to PLWAs is in line with MOH guidelines. The COP/RW will be required to collaborate with other in-country organizations undertaking similar work, in... Read more »

July 17,2001 Draft HIV CTR Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous's interesting. ========================================================== 5.4 Follow-up Testing in Clients with Negative HIV Test Results Decisions about the timing and frequency of follow-up HIV testing should be individualized to client... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »