Malawi: Cowla Criticizes Ntchisi Art Clinic

[Malawi News Agency] Ntchisi -The Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART) clinic at Ntchisi District Hospital has come under fire for allegedly mistreating HIV and AIDS patients and giving them wrong information regarding their viral load, especially when it is undetectable.
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[This Day] Asaba -- Delta State Government has launched the HIV Self-Testing Programme with a vow to scale up all response measures for arresting the relatively high HIV prevalence rate in the state, which places Delta as being among the highest in the country.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
The combination was also well tolerated, the investigators note.Medscape Medical News
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Authors: Yu L, Li P, Yang S, Guo P, Zhang X, Liu N, Wang J, Zhang W Abstract Aim: Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer among women. Because guidelines on screening for breast cancer for certain ages are controversial, many experts advocate the use of shared decision making (SDM) using validated decision aids (DAs). Recent studies have concluded that DAs are beneficial; however, the results have great heterogeneity. Therefore, further studies are needed to improve understanding of these tools. Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to investigate the impact of using web-based DAs in women ag...
Source: Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Comp Eff Res Source Type: research
Condition:   COVID-19 Intervention:   Drug: Remdesivir Sponsor:   International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group Not yet recruiting
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[Leadership] Dr Aliyu Gambo is the director-general of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). In this interview with PATIENCE IVIE IHEJIRIKA, he spoke on the agency's change of strategies as part of its sustainability plan for HIV response in the country.
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Condition:   COVID-19 Intervention:   Drug: Remdesivir Sponsor:   International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group Not yet recruiting
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Are you aware of the types of concurrent medications commonly prescribed to HIV patients and the potential drug-drug interactions?HIV Medicine
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(National Research University Higher School of Economics) St. Petersburg, together with colleagues from Georgia State University (USA) and Tarbiat Modares University (Tehran), have developed the HIV-PWID Policy Index (HPPI)--an international policy index for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs. This is the first major tool for assessing and comparing the extent to which HIV/AIDS prevention policies among PWID have been developed in 105 countries.
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DiscussionHearing and balance function degenerate independently from each other and large interindividual differences require a separate neurotological examination of each patient. However, hearing amplification is most helpful to improve postural stability, particularly in the elderly. Future research should focus on controlled, prospective clinical trials where a standardized test battery covering the audiological and neurotological profile of each elderly patient pre/post prescription of hearing aids and/or cochlear implantation should be followed up (for at least 1  year) so that also the balance improvements and ...
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
This report provides a detailed review of current scientific evidence on potential benefits and health risks associated with e-cigarette use.Recent FindingsE-cigarettes were introduced as a less harmful alternative to combustible cigarette smoking. However, evidence on their use as effective and safe smoking cessation aids remains inconclusive. Their rapid uptake among tobacco-naive individuals can lead to nicotine addiction and subsequent cigarette smoking.SummaryAlthough e-cigarettes appear to be relatively safer than combustible cigarettes, they expose users to known harmful constituents whose long-term health risks rem...
Source: Current Cardiology Reports - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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