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aids drugs timing when travelling to another country with different time zone

Hello,my mother would be visiting me here in US very soon. Currently she is on truvada and efavirenz. In india she takes truvada in the morning and efavirenz before going to bed.Since there is a time difference of 12 hours, is it ok if she continues...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thank you for your post.Since efavirenz (Sustiva, part of Atripla) is typically taken around bedtime and has lasts in the body for a long time, the easiest thing to do is to simply take it according to local time. So, when your mother... Read more »

HIV Drugs timing while travelling to different country time zone

Hello,my mother would be visiting me here in US very soon. Currently she is on truvada and... Read more »

Use of Cotrimox for HIV/AIDS in developing countries

Dear Experts,I am doing a research related to promotion of Cotrimox for the treatment of HIV in... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Organizations Call for Integration of TB Interventions Into Country's HIV/AIDS Programs

... The Zimbabwe government should integrate tuberculosis interventions into its HIV/AIDS programs, HIV/AIDS service organizations and other health advocates said at a recent forum hosted by the Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Queen Elizabeth Visits Uganda HIV/AIDS Clinic, Praises Country's Efforts to Combat Disease

...Elizabeth in a speech to members of Uganda's parliament and President Yoweri Museveni said the "scourge of HIV infection and AIDS has touched the lives of so many of Uganda's people," adding, "Yet there are growing numbers of people and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

University of California Should Ensure That Publicly Funded HIV/AIDS Medicines Are Available in Developing Countries, Opinion Piece Says

...30% of patients in need," Eric Sawyer -- co-founder of ACT UP NY , Housing Works and Health Gap and senior adviser to aids2031 -- and Jay Purcell -- who serves on the national coordinating committee for Universities Allied for Essential... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlobalHealthFacts.org Posts Latest Global, Country-Level HIV/AIDS Data; New Latin America, Mexico HIV/AIDS Fact Sheets Available

... "Latest Global and Country-Level HIV/AIDS Data Now Available on GlobalHealthFacts.org," Kaiser Family Foundation : GlobalHealthFacts.org has been updated with country-level Read more »
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HIV and varying opinions/countries

Posted by Cris, 2 Replies
...not, maybe I'll to wait 6 months. But what is really troubling me is how different opinions can be on testing. If i talk to HIV help people here in Paris, they tell me that an ELISA test at 2 months is already 99% definitive that I am not... Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...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 »

starting a HIV/AIDS charity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,I wanted to start an orgaization to help people with HIV/Aids in my country of birth and Africa .Now l feel the need everyday as l read about the many hardships that people... Read more »

does my b/f have hiv/aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...finger and he kissed it...it wasn't bleeding...it was deep in my finger and it had liked scabbed over...can my b/f have hiv/aids from this????it wasn't bleeding...i am just worried...really worried Read more »