Linda-Gail Bekker, Executive Director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation and a former president of the International AIDS Society, stated, "HIV self-testing can be a game-changer in helping us meet the ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets, which require that 90% of all HIV positive people
know their status by 2020.
According to a news item last week, there is an alarming increase in the rate of HIV positive people
in five districts of the province, including Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Chiniot, Jhang and Nankana.
Summary: Washington D.C [USA], May 18 (ANI): Stepped alcohol treatment has helped HIV positive people
coping with alcohol addiction, claimed researchers.
The Treat All programme, which intends to prevent opportunistic infections through early treatment of HIV positive people
, have been hailed for saving lives.
Khuhro said he had been told that the number of HIV positive people
in Larkana had risen to an alarming level of 900.
The model involves screening HIV positive people
regularly for diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and TB, and promptly giving care for the conditions.
HIV positive people
receive free health care and some get financial assistance from the state if they apply but the majority get nothing and most of the time they are afraid to speak up due to the social stigma attached to the condition.
Recent developments in the management of HIV have made it possible for HIV positive people
to marry each other or marry HIV negative people and still have healthy children.
And second, the community benefits because HIV positive people
with undetectable viral loads rarely pass HIV to uninfected people.
Of the 641 HIV positive people
, 11 per cent were homosexuals while 67 per ment were black Africans - two of the most affected groups across the country.
It is planning a series of fundraising events with the first a conference for HIV positive people
, Positive Together, at the Museum of Liverpool tomorrow.
There are few studies that mention the role of health professionals in the reproductive sphere of HIV positive people
, yet these are the people who usually play a significant role in the decision making process of HIV positive people