Sustainability of programs to reach high risk and marginalized populations living with HIV in resource limited settings: implications for HIV treatment and prevention
- AIDS drugs offered free in Brazil. Downie, Andrew // Christian Science Monitor;12/6/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p6
Discusses the distribution of antiretroviral drugs to people diagnosed with HIV in Brazil. Cost of the drugs prior to the program; Ability of the drugs to delay the onset of AIDS; Authorization of laboratories to manufacture generic versions of the drugs; Outlook for the AIDS epidemic in Brazil.,
- Treatment to Prevent Transmission of HIV-1. Cohen, Myron S.; Gay, Cynthia L. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;May2010 Supplement 3, Vol. 50, pS85
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has the potential to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission by reducing the concentration of HIV in blood and genital secretions. Indeed, mathematical models with favorable assumptions suggest the potential of ART to stop the spread of HIV infection....
- Rights-based achievements. // Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: UNAIDS - 2004;1/1/2004, p123
The article presents the achievements of the right-based methods to the AIDS epidemic. This includes, enhancing public health outcomes which has led more people to seek and receive relevant information on HIV prevention. Another one on ensuring a participatory process which has improved the...
- Political repression, civil society and the politics of responding to AIDS in the BRICS nations. Gómez, Eduardo J; Harris, Joseph // Health Policy & Planning;Feb2016, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p56
The policy responses to human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) nations have played out amid radically different political environments that have shaped state-civil society relations in critical ways. In...
- More than messages. Menezies, Jade // Finweek;5/7/2009, p52
The article reports on the advantages of Project Masiluleke, a project that aims to address prominent public health issues in South Africa. The project uses cellular phones as a high impact and low-cost tool in delivering healthcare information about HIV, AIDS and tuberculosis. It is considered...
- New HIV Drugs. Karlin, Susan // Discover;Jan2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p43
The article states that medical researchers are developing new categories of anti-HIV drugs. Entry inhibitor drugs stop the virus from entering healthy cells by binding to receptors on the cells' surfaces. Integrase inhibitors prevent viral DNA from incorporating itself into the human cell's...
- New directions home: Aligning HIV treatment, prevention. Volberding, Paul A. // Infectious Disease News;Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p5
The article discusses the developments in HIV treatment and prevention, including the recognition of male circumcision as an effective way of reducing the transmission and acquisition of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
- Progress against AIDS. Persidis, Aris // Nature Biotechnology;Apr2000, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p466
Focuses on the progress in the development of drugs against AIDS and AIDS-related conditions. Issues related to the incidence and prevalence of AIDS; Several challenges faced by the people involved in preventing the disease; Several kinds of therapies being developed to treat HIV infections.
- Stretching To Meet Global Health Needs. Dentzer, Susan // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p1572
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Anil Soni and Rajat Gupta on the lack of funding to deal with HIV and AIDS disease, one by Philip Musgrove on the need to extend fundings to alleviate the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and one by Margaret Humphreys on modern...