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treatment fee

Dear Dr. Conway,I am Canadian citizen, I recently tested + I recently graduated from University, I am unemployed I don't have private insurance. My question is rearding HIV treatment fee in Canada. In my case how much does government cover and...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It varies from one province to another. The public health care system always picks up a substantial part of the cost, usually all of it in persons who have no means of affording a co-payment that is imposed to say, fully employed individuals. In... Read more »

how many cell-fee HIV need to infect a vagina

Dear MarkIf HIV is transmitted from man to woman, is it true that only a few cell-free particles... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: County Might Institute Fees for STD Testing

Public health officials in Boone County, Missouri -- home of the flagship campus of the University of Missouri -- want to begin charging for STD testing, but at the same time worry that fees will deter some people from getting tested. Stephanie... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian State Hospitals Continue to Charge Fees Despite Pledge to Provide ARVs at No Cost, Advocates Say

HIV/AIDS advocates say that some state hospitals continue to charge fees for treating patients, despite a December 2005 plan by the Nigerian government to begin a program providing antiretroviral drugs at no cost this year, BBC News reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fees Bar African AIDS Orphans From Schools -- UN Aide

School fees are widely imposed in Africa and prevent many AIDS orphans from getting an education, according to Stephen Lewis, the UN special envoy for AIDS in Africa. Back from a tour of Ethiopia, Lewis said it was among African nations that have... Read more »
Housing Works

Harlem United Forced to Pay $27K in Brokers' Fees Due to HASA Cuts

In March, the Bloomberg Administration stopped paying brokers' fees for HASA clients to obtain housing. The result? Harlem United has paid out over $27,000 in broker's fees to get its clients into permanent housing -- a burden the organization... Read more »
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Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Elisa negative at 8 weeks after infection and 12... Read more »

HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »

ALL THE HIV TESTS TO CHECK FOR HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and is a common way of testing for a variety of different organisms. The overall process... Read more »