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What Countries Are Most Affected With Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Should Establish Initiative to Mobilize Health Workers to Countries Affected by HIV/AIDS, Commentary Says

HIV/AIDS is "essentially the black death of the 21st century, killing on a massive scale and threatening to cripple economies and topple governments," Fitzhugh Mullan of George Washington University's Department of Health Policy writes in a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Should Create Organization to Mobilize Health Care Workers to Countries Most Affected by HIV/AIDS, IOM Panel Says

The United States should create an HIV/AIDS "Peace Corps" to send health care workers to "fill the yawning doctor gap" in countries most affected by the pandemic, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on Tuesday, the Wall Street... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fishing Communities in Some Developing Countries Highly Affected by HIV/AIDS, Report Says

Fishing communities in some developing countries have higher HIV prevalences, as well as AIDS-related illnesses and mortality rates, than other populations, primarily because of travel and a custom of trading sex for fish, according to a report... Read more »
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Atripla in the pocket in a hot country

Your valuable time spent to help people is a sign of generosity that is touching all HIV+ people. Is it fine & safe to always carry in my pocket, in a small containers box, few doses of Atripla for about 12 days that I use daily and I always add...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for question. The package insert for Atripla states: "Store at 25 C (77 F); excursions permitted to 1530 C (5986 F)" So you should be OK.Good luckJoe... Read more »

Do Indian doctors use the same medicenes and methodology against hiv/aids as in west or developed countries

revered siris in india hiv/aids treatment is good like those used in west or developed countries????and i heard ICTC in india provide ART therapy...is it different from HAART therapy....................
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There are many excellent HIV/AIDS care centers in India that use standard HAART therapies and international standards. I don't have any specific information about ICTC, other than their website.BY... Read more »

Use of Cotrimox for HIV/AIDS in developing countries

Dear Experts,I am doing a research related to promotion of Cotrimox for the treatment of HIV in developing countries where ARV drugs are not available. Could you provide any information regarding the usage of cotrimox, side effects of the drug and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Cotrimoxazole is one of the trade names for the antibiotic trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (otherwise known as Bactrim or Septra). Cotrimoxazole is the form of the medication most commonly used in resource-limited countries.The medication is... Read more »

aids drugs timing when travelling to another country with different time zone

Hello,my mother would be visiting me here in US very soon. Currently she is on truvada and efavirenz. In india she takes truvada in the morning and efavirenz before going to bed.Since there is a time difference of 12 hours, is it ok if she continues...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.Since efavirenz (Sustiva, part of Atripla) is typically taken around bedtime and has lasts in the body for a long time, the easiest thing to do is to simply take it according to local time. So, when your mother... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

countries where HIV+ people can work

Posted by markkkkky, 3 Replies
Hi.

I just want to know if there are other countries where HIV+ people can work and be able to grant a work permit? I know there are countries who don't have restrictions, but only for short visits and vacations.

If ever there is, is HIV testing a... Read more »