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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 Read more »

HIV Window Period - UK guidelines

...(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 http://www.bashh.org/guidelines.as)These state that 'in ten years of...
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 »

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.
...Congratulations. I wish your company well. The best source for good, effective policies that I know about is this country's National AIDS Fund, www.aidsfund.org. There are also sample policies at the US Centers for Disease Control's Business... Read more »

Guidelines for Pap test in HIV+ woman

I have seen conflicting information on scheduling frequency for Pap test. Every 6 months or annually for those with normal results, which is teh recommendation? thank you
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Pap smears test for cancer and pre-cancer of the cervix. Cancer of the cervix is thought to be caused by a progressive infection with human papilloma virus. So, like other infections that get worse with lower t-cell counts, the likelihood that HPV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Treatment Action Campaign Gives Cautious Welcome to State's HIV Guidelines

... South Africa's newly released guidelines for preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission include some improvements but still fall short of World Health Organization Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Forum on New HIV Treatment Guidelines

... The San Francisco Department of Public Health's new HIV guidelines, which recommend treatment for all persons diagnosed with the virus, regardless of CD4 T-cell count, will be the subject of a Read more »
The Body

Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

... Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents (PDF) On Dec. 1, the U.S. health department 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 »
Connect With Others

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 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 »

Healthcare Provider ARS Checklist

Posted by notanonymous
...http://www.hivguidelines.org/public_html/CENTER/clinical-guidelines/adult_hiv_guidelines/supplemental_pages/HIV_TEST/hiv_test_appendices.htm Read more »

interesting info

Posted by Anonymous
...maybe everyone knows it but: http://www.hivguidelines.org/public_html/center/clinical-guidelines/adult_hiv_guidelines/supplemental_pages/hiv_test/hiv_test.htm it is quite interesting. Read more »