The Impact of Pharmacists' Interventions on the Quality of Life of HIV-TB Co-infection Outpatients in Indonesia

Conditions:   Pharmaceutical Care;   HIV/AIDS;   Tuberculosis Intervention:   Other: Pharmaceutical Care Sponsors:   Bekasi City Public Hospital;   University of Groningen Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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This study was aimed at determining the incidence and the onset of hepatotoxicity and at evaluating the relationship of some risk factors for hepatotoxicity among Human Immunodeficiency Virus- (HIV-) positive, tuberculosis (TB), and HIV/TB patients on treatment. This was a prospective follow-up study involving 125 participants from the HIV/AIDS and TB treatment centres in three hospitals in Fako Division of Cameroon. These TB and HIV patients were initiated on RHEZ (R = Rifampicin, H = Isoniazid, E = Ethambutol, and P = Pyrazinamide) and TELE (efavirenz/tenofovir/lami...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Traveling man: the Goodwill Ambassador shares a joke with two residents of a leprosarium in Krantau, Uzbekistan during a visit in 2013.By External SourceMay 29 2020 (IPS-Partners)   Warm greetings from Sasakawa Health Foundation in Tokyo. The 100th Issue of the WHO Goodwill Ambassador’s Newsletter has been published. Read special interviews with the Goodwill Ambassador and the UN Special Rapporteur on leprosy, and check out the Timeline of all that has happened since the first issue. My Journey Continues I started this newsletter in April 2003 to share information about the fight against leprosy. This marks th...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Health Source Type: news
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Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions COVID-19 coronavirus Infectious Disease Source Type: blogs
Tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection constitute a deadly infectious disease synergy disease and major public health problem throughout the world. The risk of developing active ...
Source: AIDS Research and Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection constitute a deadly infectious disease synergy disease and major public health problem throughout the world. The risk of developing active TB in people living with HIV (PLHIV) is 21 times higher than the rest of the world population. The overlap of latent TB infection and HIV infection has resulted in marked increases in TB incidence in countries with dual epidemics. Although antiretroviral therapy (ART) is the single most significant way to reduce incident TB in PLHIV, besides early ART initiation, isoniazid preventive ther...
Source: AIDS Research and Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: AIDS Res Ther Source Type: research
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 2020 (IPS) With well over five million Covid-19 infections worldwide, and deaths exceeding 340,000, the race for an effective vaccine has accelerated since the SARS-Cov-2 virus was first identified as the culprit. Expecting to score politically from being ‘first’ to have a vaccine, US President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed promises to get 300 million doses to Americans by January, after the November polls, following several failed attempts to monopolize vaccines being developed by European companies. Anis Chowdhury More than 115 vac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news
ov VV Abstract Tuberculosis (TB) disease remains to be an alarming infection worldwide with nearly 1.6 million deaths per year ranking above HIV/AIDS. Although Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), which causes TB, was identified more than 130 years ago, nowadays only old vaccine (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine) and classical toxic drugs that are losing its effectiveness are available in clinic practice. Despite enormous efforts in drug research on TB treatment including vaccines and diagnostics investigations, this old contagious, infectious disease is still a major public health problem. The goal of elimina...
Source: European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Eur J Pharm Sci Source Type: research
Cryptococcosis is a disease of wide geographic distribution. It is most critical when it affects immunocompromised patients, with AIDS, tuberculosis or other diseases that require prolonged hospitalization.
Source: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
The critical role of suppressive myeloid cells in immune regulation has come to the forefront in cancer research, with myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) as a main oncology immunotherapeutic target. Recent improvement and standardization of criteria classifying tumor-induced MDSCs have led to unified descriptions and also promoted MDSC research in tuberculosis (TB) and AIDS. Despite convincing evidence on the induction of MDSCs by pathogen-derived molecules and inflammatory mediators in TB and AIDS, very little attention has been given to their therapeutic modulation or roles in vaccination in these diseases. Clinica...
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Atey TM, Bitew H, Asgedom SW, Endrias A, Berhe DF Abstract Objectives: Early antiretroviral therapy (ART), isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT), and isoniazid-rifapentine (3HP) are effective strategies for preventing tuberculosis (TB) among people living with HIV (PLHIV). The study aimed to determine the effect of IPT on the TB incidence, follow-up CD4+ T cells, and all-cause mortality rate. Participants. Eligible patients on ART (n = 1, 863) were categorized into one-to-two ratios of exposed groups to IPT (n = 621) and nonexposed groups to IPT (n = 1, 242). Exposed ...
Source: AIDS Research and Treatment - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: AIDS Res Treat Source Type: research
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