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Hiv Doctors Shortage

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Moscow Times Examines How Drug Shortages in Russia Are Leading Doctors to Prescribe Replacement HIV/AIDS Meds to Patients

In Russia, some patients living with HIV/AIDS, whose regular drug therapy was replaced by "another, less preferable drug," are bringing lawsuits against state-run treatment centers in the hopes of returning to their preferred drug regimen, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Agence France-Presse Examines Doctor Shortage in Malawi

Agence France-Presse on Wednesday examined the "uphill battle" Malawi faces in training and retaining doctors, who are "badly needed" to provide basic care and fight HIV/AIDS. Malawi has a population-to-doctor ratio of 64,000-to-1, half of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

ABC Examines Shortage of Medical Workers to Provide HIV-Positive Children in Lesotho With Treatment

ABC's "World News " on Monday examined how a physician shortage in Lesotho is hindering efforts to provide HIV-positive children in the country with treatment. There are six pediatricians in Lesotho to serve a population of 800,000 children,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What do you do when there's a nation-wide shortage of chemotherapy??

I am half-way through my ABVD chemotherapy for Stage 1A Hodgkins Disease. My Doctor informed me yesterday there is a nation-wide shortage of Vinblastine and he is substituting Vincristine in its place. He assures me this is fine, yet I am...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It's pretty mind-boggling that a patient can be all psyched up to begin chemotherapy, actually begin chemotherapy, and then find out that the chemotherapy is no longer available. I'm sorry to say that this nation-wide shortage is true.... Read more »

shortage of reyataz.

I WAS PUT ON ARV`S 4 MONTHS AGO AFTER MY CD4 COUNT DROPPED TO 160 AND 8%. THE MEDS ARE TRUVADA , NORVIR 150MG AND REYATAZ 300MG, ALL TAKEN ONCE A DAY.MY CD4 COUNT HAS RISEN TO 610 AND 16% WITH UNDECTABLE VIRAL LOAD.I ALSO HAVE NO SIDE EFFECTS AFTER...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post from South Africa.While the 400 mg dose of atazanavir with ritonavir may result in increased frequency of yellowing of the skin or eyes, if you don't have these symptoms, it would appear that you're doing fine.I would... Read more »

shortage of atripla

How long can one go without taking atripla because of a shortage at my pharmacy?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Shortages of HIV medications can be very troubling, especially since missed doses can lead to the development of drug resistance.If your currently taking the coformulated tenofovir/FTC/efavirenz (Atripla) and cannot get the... Read more »

You're a Doctor, I went to see a Doctor, Now I need a Doctor , Your word is Final.

Dr. Bob, I am back for a re-visit. I read your forums and have asked you questions in the past. I thank you for helping me. I went to the ENT doctor to get my ears checked out. An hour before I went I nicked my face with the razor while shaving. At...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Rich,Re-welcome for your re-visit!So doctors have lives outside of the office??? Really? Damn, why didn't anyone tell me? OK, gotta go. Bye, see ya. Well, since I'm in a plane at 36,000 feet, I guess I really can't go outside and... Read more »
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Capitalize on The Nursing Shortage Crisis!

Posted by Blaze1978, 1 Reply
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Most countries in the world are in the midst of a nursing shortage that is expected to intensify as baby boomers age and the need for health care grows. Compounding the problem is the... Read more »

doctor urkie o algun doctor en el foro

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hola soy Sergio , de bs as yo comente mi penosa situacion de riesgo en este foro hace unos 5 dias,
usted que opina :
ntes que nada quiero darles las gracias tanto a Dani como a Kite
no se dan una idea de lo importante que es para mi sus respuestas, ya... Read more »

Dallas area HIV doctors

Posted by Hal64, 1 Reply
I am interested in a good HIV doctor in the Dallas area. Thanks. Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
Hi.

It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIV doctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch with the hospital to find out to whom I should direct a... Read more »