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Managing Malaria And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Reduce Malaria Incidence in HIV-Positive Children by Providing Antibiotic, ITNs, Study Says

Researchers have managed to almost eliminate malaria incidence in a group of HIV-positive children by providing them with insecticide-treated nets and a daily dose of the low-cost antibiotic cotrimoxazole, according to a study presented on Tuesday... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Shortage of HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria Drugs in Ugandan District Could Lead to Treatment Interruption, Drug Resistance

A shortage of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria medications in Uganda's northern Gulu district could cause patients to interrupt treatment and lead to drug resistance, Paul Onek, Gulu director of health services, said recently, IRIN/ PlusNews ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Myanmar's HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB Fund to Begin Operations on Oct. 12

Myanmar's Three Diseases Fund, which aims to combat malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in the country, is scheduled to begin operations on Thursday, AFP/ Khaleej Times reports (AFP/ Khaleej Times , 10/10).The 3D Fund -- a $100 million, five-year... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Effect of Malaria on HIV POZ

Hi Doc,I live in the tropics. Our regular ailment is malaria from mosquito bites. I ave it from time to time, kindly tell me the effect on my HIV positive status? Does malaria treatment deplete the CD4 count? Thanks a million....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.HIV has an effect on malaria and malaria has an effect on HIV disease. I'll post a link below that discussed these relationships. It's important to treat both illnesses aggressively and to understand possible drug-drug interactions.... Read more »

Is Malaria an early symptom of HIV?

Hi, I fell ill with malaria a month and one week after I was possibly exposed to HIV? Is this an early symptom??...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,HIV and Malaria are two completely different infections (i.e. Malaria is <b>not</b> an early symptom of HIV). If you were at risk for HIV, it's a good idea to get tested at the three month point.Hope this... Read more »

HIV and Malaria prevention medication

Hello, just a question, I have plans to travel to Africa, I was recommended to take anti-malaria medications to prevent malaria infection while travelling. I take Combivir and Sustiva, is there a side effect or problem by taking an preventive...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many of the standard drugs like chloroquine or doxycycline or mefloquine are usually OK with your HIV meds. Which drugs need to be used depends on the region you are traveling to. KH... Read more »

Malaria and HIV False Positive

I have read that preexisting conditions can cause HIV false positive results. I was diagnosed HIV positive in 1991 and I have malaria as well. I have never been sick and continue to work 3 jobs. Is it psosible that I have been misdiagnosed?...
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
You don't indicate what tests were performed then that were positive and whether any such tests (particularly a HIV western blot) have been repeated, and whether your CD4 count and viral load have been monitored actively since.... Read more »
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Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

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COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MANAGER/LOBBYIST - Minnesota AIDS Project
Minnesota AIDS Project seeks a full-time community affairs manager/lobbyist to be part of a mission-driven staff dedicated to stopping the HIV epidemic and enhancing the well being of those... Read more »