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What Is The Cost Of Hiv Care

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HIV CURE COST $200,000

HI DR BOB PLEASE KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK YOU DO FOR US HIVERS.... I WAS READING ON GOOGLE THAT A CURE FOR HIV COULD COST UP TO $200,000 DOLLARS.... I COULD NEVER AFFORD THIS TYPE OF MONEY... IS THIS TRUE ???
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately $200,000 or even $200,000,000,000 cannot cure HIV/AIDS. Currently there is no cure at any price. Check out the chapter in the archives of this forum for a more complete discussion Read more »

TO CURE HIV IT COST $200,000 ???

HI DR KEITH PLEASE KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK YOU DO FOR US HIVERS SUFFERING WITH THIS ILNESS....I READ... Read more »

Cheaper HIV meds

Have been on Sustiva,Viread and Ziagen for years with good results.However, those are brands and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Financial Costs Associated With HIV/AIDS Care in Kenya

...diagnosis and treatment of TB, which has significantly lightened the financial load of people living with HIV, but for many, the cost of treating opportunistic infections and journeying to and from distant health centres is crippling," the news... Read more »
Burnet Institute

Australian Scientists Develop a New Low-Cost, Point-of-Care HIV Monitoring Treatment

...Australia's leading medical research and public health institute focused on infectious diseases, have developed a prototype low-cost HIV monitoring test designed for field use in remote settings. The new test enables patients at the point of care... 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

...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 Service reports. According to Nguyen Thanh Tai, vice chair of the municipal... Read more »
The Body PRO

O-21: Trends in Costs of Care for Patients with HIV

...involved in patient care in the pre-HAART era can attest to the frequent need for hospitalization and high utilization of other costly medical interventions that defined patient care at that time. Cost of care and outcome data are becoming... 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 Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...pharmacy prices. But we must do more than this. Dr. Galea and I have decided to offer HIV, diabetes, and cancer medications AT COST . We understand how hard it is to obtain some of these medications - Atripla, Viramune, Truvada, and Viread ... Read more »

HIV and "normal" lifespan

Posted by Blixer, 3 Replies
...John Hopkins site posted by someone asking a question there and thought it was interesting: ----------------------- I'm 53, HIV+ since 1999, on Truvada/Sustiva since January 2005. Undetectable since April 2005, 600+ CD4. I'm eligible to retire... Read more »

Cost of HIV meds!

Posted by spadude64, 2 Replies
...Luckily, I have medical insurance but I asked my pharmacist how much my meds cost and he told me 13 thousand dollars a year! I was shocked to hear that since I am only taking Sustiva and combivir. We, who are Read more »