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Hiv Aids Treatment Guidelines

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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...should be started in anyone with a CD4 count less than350 HIV treatment should also be started if you are in one or more of thefollowing situations, no matter what your CD4 count: You have or had symptoms of AIDS (such as opportunistic infections, also called OIs) You are a pregnant woman You have HIV-related kidney disease You need treatment for hepatitis B (HBV) ...
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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 this summer. 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
...of 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 »

HIV/AIDS

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 Read more »

HIV and Aids

Hi Dr. What is the difference between HIV and Aids
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2008)Oct 7, 2008 Dr Bob, First I would like to thank you for all the wonderful work you have done for HIV/AIDS. I enjoy your wit also. My question might sound stupid to you but I don't know if I still should be labeled... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... IRIN 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... The 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... Inter Press Service examines 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 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 Read more »
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Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...policy initiatives related to treatment in HIV-infected adults. Find out more about serving on this prestigious panel: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/other/Community_announcement2.pdf. Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

STOP HIV/AIDS FOREVER!! READ THIS AD! YOUR OK

Posted by sbev1981
...husband in my life that Masters in BioChemistry and Virology. After many hours of on line research and talking to my husband HIV is nothing like it was 20 years ago. What you need to look forward to now is understanding that it will be a life... Read more »

July 17,2001 Draft HIV CTR Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous
...it'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 »