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Hiv Aids Control Strategies

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former African Leaders to Meet in Zambia to Outline HIV/AIDS Control Strategies

Former African heads of state, as well as diplomats and representatives from international organizations, next month are scheduled to meet in Livingstone, Zambia, for a regional meeting on HIV/AIDS, Xinhua News Agency reports. The two-day conference... Read more »
Project Inform

Well Implemented, President Obama's National HIV/AIDS Strategy Is Precisely What Is Needed to Further Control HIV/AIDS

During the 2008 campaign, a coalition of AIDS service organizations and advocates called upon all candidates for the Presidency to develop a National HIV/AIDS Strategy to address serious gaps in progress against HIV/AIDS. As a candidate, the future... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Rep. Smith Urges African Nations to Promote Home Visits as HIV Control Strategy

African countries should promote the use of home visits as a method of providing HIV testing and counseling services, Rep. Christopher Smith (R-N.J.) said on Wednesday, CQ HealthBeat reports. Smith, who chairs the Africa subcommittee of the House... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of infection,... Read more »

PEP RELATED SIDE EFFECTS (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST) (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Hi Doc,My wife got exposed to me ( Am hiv+ while she's -ve)through a condom break.She was put on combivir and Efavirenz but after 3 days she had serious side effects and our Doc changed her regimen to Combivir only. It's been 7 days since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would advise your wife to immediately seek a second opinion form a more competent HIV specialist. Her current symptoms are most likely due to the AZT component of her Combivir. (It's one of the reasons I no longer recommend this drug... Read more »

Switching Strategy

I've been HIV+ for 11 years -- for 3 years early on was on AZT only, then 2--4years on no therapy at all. Started HAART on Combivir/Viracept 3.5 years ago -- have been undetectable for the entire time -- CD4 from 500--700.My doc says that the...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
A lot of good questions, most of which don't have any absolute answers. If I understand your situation, you have been well controlled and are tolerating combivir/Viracept, and are considering switching because your doctor says "PIs are... Read more »

My Doctors's Strategy for Ov

Hey Doctor:I see someone who is considered a top hematologist in NYC. He claims there are no "experts" in HIV and treatment because everyone is so different. His treatment of me has impressed me and makes me also wonder considering it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.I have to differ (strongly) with some of the advice that your doctor has given you. Firstly, there are quite a number of very reputable HIV doctors in the city of New York. Many of the most respected HIV treatment... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
Thirty years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

Saw this today in "General Treatment Strategies"

Posted by Amy, 1 Reply
Hi All,
I saw this today in the "General Treatment Strategies" postings here at The Body. You can read the physician's posting to Dr. Cohen, it's dated July 18. I included the internet link to this article...it may call for some lobbying. This was... Read more »

Are You an HIV Elite Controller?

Posted by AshnBham
Help! We need your support in HIV Elite Controller Research!
As an HIV controller I have been very fortunate to naturally control my infection so that I may never have to take medications. Many of us are participating in local and... Read more »

Looking for HIV Elite Controllers!

Posted by AshnBham
Help! We need your support in HIV Elite Controller Research!
As an HIV controller I have been very fortunate to naturally control my infection so that I may never have to take medications. Many of us are participating in local and... Read more »