Prevalence of HIV and syphilis among high-risk groups
Some of the high-risk groups
include those who are HIV positive, have engaged in sex for money or drugs, and more.
Mental Health Minister Andrea Mitchell said the funding would target high-risk groups
such as Aboriginal communities, people in regional areas, LGBTI populations, young people and culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking to double the budget allocation for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) control and prevention to P600 million next year after the Philippines breached the United Nations' 5-percent threshold of incidence of the disease among high-risk groups
Current WHO guidelines for seasonal influenza vaccination do not include preterm babies in the list of high-risk groups
, but perhaps the new findings support their eventual inclusion," Dr.
The director of Stonewall Cymru, Andrew White, said any approach looking at high-risk groups
and not high-risk behaviour was depriving the blood service of "much needed donors".
Izindaba reports  from experts at the coalface on just how, where and for whom it makes the most sense, and most critically, which high-risk groups
might be most adherent.
Washington, June 11 ( ANI ): Providing universal HIV testing for India's billion-plus population every five years would prove to be a cost-effective approach to managing the epidemic, even with more intensive testing for high-risk groups
, a new study has revealed.
Aspirin can also cause ulcers among high-risk groups
such as the elderly.
Considering that the number of people belonging to high-risk groups
is much higher, you can understand that we cannot be satisfied," she said.
for complications from seasonal flu include anyone older than 50, especially those with health problems; residents of long-term care facilities; any person 6 months or older with certain chronic medical conditions; pregnant women; health care personnel; household contacts and out-of-home care givers of children from birth to up to 5 years of age; and children ages 6 months to 5 years.
The Health Ministry has prepared a scheme to identify high-risk groups
and take precautionary measures against the epidemic, classifying the morbidly obese, pregnant women, those below the age of 2 and those with chronic heart and lung diseases as high-risk groups