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How Much Does Treatments For Hiv Aids Cost

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India Nearly Doubles Treatment Centers Offering HIV/AIDS Drugs at No Cost, Official Says

India has nearly doubled the number of government health facilities offering antiretroviral drugs at no cost to HIV-positive people as part of a campaign to increase access to HIV/AIDS treatment, Sujatha Rao, head of India's National AIDS Control... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Financing HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Could Cost $400 Billion-$700 Billion Over 20 Years

A new report published by the Results for Development Institute in the Lancet "has offered governments and donors a glimpse into the future of HIV epidemics -- and what it will cost to prevent and treat them. Researchers warn of hard choices... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Convert Detoxification Center Into Hospital That Will Provide No-Cost HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, beginning Sept. 1 will convert a detoxification center administered by the Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Department into a hospital that provides HIV/AIDS treatment and care at no cost, the Vietnam News Brief... Read more »
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Associated Costs of Treatment for HIV/AIDS

I'm not sure if you can help me. If not, perhaps you can direct me on where to get the info. I need. I'm looking fora ballpark figure for average cost of treatment once one begins to develop full blown AIDS to final resolution? Idon't...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
For a discussion on the cost and cost-effectiveness of HIV care, see "Update on the Cost of HIV/AIDS Care and the Cost-Effectiveness of New HIV Therapy," in theMay 1997 issue of "The Hopkins HIV Report," now available on the... Read more »

{Channeling Andrew:] Cost of private HIV treatment in Thailand

I am HIV positive and would like to come to Thailand next year for some time. Could anybody please tell me what the cost of private HIV treatment is in Thailand per month including the cost of ARV's, medical fees and blood tests. If I take out...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.I'll ask our readers in Thailand to help answer your question. BY... Read more »

Cost for HIV Treatment

Dear Doctor:If you are HIV+ you probably pay around $21,000 a year for prescription drugs. Especially if it's a one a day pill like Atripla which is becoming the drug of choice for most patients. I should point out that this drug is available...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Thank you for your input. I'm not a doctor so I'm not equipped to answer your questions about what drugs are equivalents of US drugs, and I certainly am not comfortable touting or condemning the practice of buying medications out of the... Read more »

Cost of a month of HIV treatment

Sir:I will be paying for my medications out of pocket, what is the typical (wide question) monthly cost?Regards,...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
That's a very wide question, and, of course, it depends on which meds you will be taking. Some of the newer, combination medications can easily exceed $1,000 per month. Outside the actual HIV medications themselves, many of the prophylactic... Read more »
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cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual basis....thanks Read more »

Help with costs of meds

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
How does the regular person pay for the cost of HIV meds? I make a good income (but let's be realistic), have insurance but cap out on prescriptions after the first month. Cost runs between $1,000 to $1,400 a month.

Where can I go for help, as I... Read more »

need info on drug costs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi, i just tested positive about a week ago while undergoing routine pregnancy tests. it was quite a shock. i'm from the u.s. but have been traveling for about two years. i was planning on heading back to the u.s. in a couple of months to look... Read more »

Co-pay and costs

Posted by admiralaew, 3 Replies
First off, I know that there are a lot of people that are in a far worse position than I currently am. I am a recently diagnosed (about 8 months ago) out gay man living in Indiana. My treatment options are fairly broad and I am actually testing with... Read more »