Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill

How Did Aids Start In India

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Do we need to start HIV medicine, India.

Dr Frascino, My brother was infected with HIV in '01. I am currently in the U.S. His Cd count was 272 3 months ago and now its 208 after he was confined in a rehab center with proper food, care and medical treatment. As of now we do not know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If your brother's CD4 count is consistently in the 200-300 range, published guidelines worldwide would suggest he begin HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy). Should his counts fall below 200, he would be at increased risk for... Read more »

ANY HELPER IN INDIA ESPECIALLY IN MUMBAI

SIR I NEED A PERFECT GUIDE ON HIV IN INDIA PREFERABLY IN MUMBAI WHOM I CAN MEET AND PUT FORTH MY... Read more »

WORK VISA FOR INDIA

I was wondering if you could help identify whether I need to be tested for HIV in order to get a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Positive Patients Start a Support Group

Several HIV-positive patients in Nashik, India, have formed a support group called Network of People and Children Living with HIIV (NPCLH) and registered it as a charity organization. The organization, composed of two men and five women, aims to not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mylan Subsidiary Starts Operations in India

Pennsylvania-based Mylan Inc. said a subsidiary has launched commercial operations in India, beginning with HIV/AIDS drugs. After initially offering 18 antiretrovirals, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Private Ltd. plans to add therapeutic categories and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India to Start HIV Testing Military Recruits

On Friday, President Abdul Kalam said India will soon test all new armed forces recruits for HIV. Officials said the testing will begin in October. "The military will be testing for HIV in new recruits and undertake prenatal examination of wives of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bollywood Film on HIV/AIDS Opens to Mixed Reviews, Could Represent Ideological Shift on HIV/AIDS in India

"Phir Milenge," the first Bollywood Hindi film to focus on HIV/AIDS in India, may represent a shift in Indian popular culture as the country is "belatedly starting to come to terms with the virus," the Washington Post reports (Lancaster, ... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Care US vs. India and Living in the Mid East

Posted by SMARS, 2 Replies
Hello...Three days ago I found out that my brother been diagnosed with HIV. My brother is a US Citizen living abroad in the Middle East. We are trying to decide where he should go for treatment, India or the US. At the moment, all he knows that he... Read more »

When do i start treatment????

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I am 23 and have recently been diagnosed with hiv about three weeks ago. I am located in Australia and am working closely with my doctor and dietian ... My query is, do the treatment guidelines change country to country.... my cd4 is 530 and viral... Read more »

doctor asked to start meds - please advice

Posted by karan9delhi, 2 Replies
hi all , how are you...i have been living with HIV Virus for almost 2.5 years now...my count have even gone down below 250 but i never started drugs...and with yoga i was able to bring it to 355--- my latest count is 327 - and doctor has asked to... Read more »

Volunteer help needed for women living with HIV/AIDS start-up

Posted by blueagave10, 1 Reply
PowerSourceTucson is an empowerment program for women living with HIV/AIDS in Tucson, AZ. I am 64 yo woman diagnosed with HIV at age 58. No services targeted to women other than support group at local clinic and annual makeover day.

Do you have... Read more »