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Kenya targets zero-percent HIV infections

Kenya targets zero-percent HIV infections

Source: News24 Date:13 September 2013, 16:20 Nairobi – The Prevention Revolution Road Map, which aims to stop new HIV/AIDS infections is set to be launched next week. This will be… Read more »

Community Health Services Bring AIDS Treatment Close to Home

Community Health Services Bring AIDS Treatment Close to Home

Story by Joan Lewa For Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS, there is a threat that is larger than the virus: stopping treatment. As more people gain access to life-saving treatment, the… Read more »

World AIDS Day 2011: Leading With Science, Uniting for Action

World AIDS Day 2011: Leading With Science, Uniting for Action

By Ambassador Jonathan S. Gration, Maj Gen, USAF (Ret) December 1, 2011 On World AIDS Day, we pay tribute to more than 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. We… Read more »

Five Lives: Preventing transmission of HIV from mother to child

Five Lives: Preventing transmission of HIV from mother to child

Source: Doctor s Without Borders 26 October 2011 “Lucky was born negative because I already knew my HIV status and I got the help from the clinic I needed.: Catherine… Read more »

Falsified medicines enter supply chain in Kenya

Falsified medicines enter supply chain in Kenya

Source: MSF Nairobi, October 1, 2011 – On 5th and 7th September, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) missions in Kenya detected quality problems with one antiretroviral medicine (ARV) named Zidolam-N used… Read more »

Kenya: Despite free ARVs, delayed treatment often due to poverty

Kenya: Despite free ARVs, delayed treatment often due to poverty

Source: Aidsmap Carole Leach-Lemens Published: 09 September 2011 Over a third of participants with an eligible CD4 cell count in a cohort of HIV sero discordant couples in Nairobi, Kenya… Read more »

Maternity wards turn off women

Maternity wards turn off women

Source: The Standard Pregnant women are shunning giving birth in hospitals owing to mistreatment by health workers, writes KIUNDU WAWERU When Rosemary Awuor gave birth to her first born, it… Read more »

Early HIV Drug Therapy Protects Sex Partners From Virus

Early HIV Drug Therapy Protects Sex Partners From Virus

Source:http://health.usnews.com/ Posted: May 12, 2011 By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) — People with HIV can reduce the risk of infecting their sex partners by more… Read more »

Local Firms May Start Selling ARV Drugs

Local Firms May Start Selling ARV Drugs

IRIN John Muchangi 10 May 2011 Three local drugs makers may begin selling antiretroviral drugs to the government if an assessment by the World Health Organisation is successful. WHO inspectors… Read more »

KENYA: PMTCT could cause drug resistance in positive infants

KENYA: PMTCT could cause drug resistance in positive infants

Source: IRIN KISUMU, 6 May 2011 (PlusNews) – Drug regimens used in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV are effective, but infants should be monitored for drug resistance,… Read more »

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