Gender and treatment for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review João L. Carapinha, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Paul Ashigbie, Catherine Vialle-Valentin, Anita K. Wagner PubMed Search Terms #1 Medicines ((“drugs, generic” or “prescriptions, drug” or (pharmaceutical preparations) or drug utilization or pharmacoepidemiology or pharmacoeconomic* or prescribing[ti] or medicines[ti] or self-medication[ti] or […]
Carapinha, J. (2008) Private pharmacies in an integrated approach to HIV/AIDS services. Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 2008 December; 5(4): 206-209.
This article explores the need for an integrated approach that includes private pharmacies to meet the growing demand for HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services in South Africa.
Below some positive news about the Gilead effort to ensure that their range of antiretroviral medicines remain affordable during tough economic times. Best regards, Joao **** Gilead Sciences Inc. said Friday it joined with statewide AIDS Drug Assistance Programs to help U.S. residents with HIV receive antiretroviral medicines. Foster City-based Gilead (NASAQ:GILD) said budget shortfalls […]
World AIDS Day is being marked by the launch of a four-day National Health Fair, where the focus will be on efforts to prevent the spread of HIV in Liberia, and improve the treatment, care and support for people living with HIV. The fair will be held from 1-4 December in Kakata, Margibi County. With […]
A senior United Nations (UN) official said here Monday that more needs to be done to ensure that women and girls across sub-Saharan Africa access comprehensive HIV prevention, care and support. UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on AIDS in Africa, Elizabeth Mataka said in her message ahead of the World AIDS Day which falls on […]