HIV Testing Essay

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  • Testing And Treatment Of Hiv 1

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    demonstrated how resistances to certain HIV-1 anti-retrovirals are arising. As presented in the appendix, this specific section will evaluate the results from many randomized control trials (RCTs), case control studies, prospective cohort studies with and without controls, retrospective cohort studies with and without controls and cross-sectional studies. HIV-1 integrase inhibitors: HIV-1 integrase is one of the key enzymes required for the successful replication of HIV-1 and is often a common therapeutic

  • Benefits Of Mandatory HIV Testing

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    Mandatory HIV testing should be enforced, because for those who have the virus and do not know that they have it, could possibly be spreading it to many of partners. If the government starts enforcing this potential law, it would prevent many misfortunes and burdens. An article read, “It will help people make informed choices. Some people are not honest enough to disclose their HIV status” (Obemeyer). This quote explains that for those who do not have HIV, will not make informed choices about intercourse

  • Defining Couples Hiv Testing And Counselling

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    1. Overview Couples HIV Testing and Counselling HIV Testing and Counselling HIV antibody tests were first issued by the World Health Organization in 1992 (WHO, 1997), since then with frequent update of recommendation, and advancement in innovation (Rotheram-Borus et al., 2000) HIV testing and counselling continue to be the gateway to HIV prevention, essential treatment and care (Fonner et al., 2012, WHO, 2012b). Knowing one’s HIV status used to be considered as a death sentence. However, after having

  • Aids Prevention And Testing Of Hiv / Aids

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    Mrs. Reaves Advanced Writing 8 October, 2015 AIDS Prevention and Testing “More than 1.2 million americans are living with HIV, including 156,300 who don’t realize it” (Kaplan). The HIV/AIDS epidemic hit a peak in the 2000’s. These diseases attack the immune system making them incapable of fighting off diseases. Specifically, HIV,human immunodeficiency virus, attacks the immune system, weakening it, and slowly making it produce more HIV-cells. AIDS,acquired immune deficiency syndrome, then takes over

  • The Effects Of HIV Testing In Pregnant Women

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    HIV can be transmitted from an HIV infected mother to her newborn child. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), without antiretroviral treatment of the mother, up to 30% of infants born to HIV positive mother’s become infected with HIV themselves. The number increases to 35%-50% if the mother breastfeeds the baby (aidsinfonet, 2014). The risk of HIV transmission to the infant from the mother decreases significantly if the mother used antiretrovirals throughout pregnancy and labor. If the

  • Mandatory Prenatal HIV Testing Essay

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    Mandatory Prenatal HIV Testing This particular journal researches prenatal HIV testing as it relates to vertical transmission. Randomized controlled studies involving HIV- positive pregnant women at various stages of pregnancy were monitored and evaluated in an effort to find conclusive reasoning for prenatal testing. Women of different income levels, educational and ethnic backgrounds were involved in these studies. The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Study 076 as well as following randomized

  • Hiv Testing in Newborns Essay

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    This paper presents an ethical analysis of the mandatory newborn HIV testing law enacted in New York State. The law was passed as an effort to decrease maternal transmission of HIV, by treating infants born to HIV positive mothers immediately after birth with AZT. Newborn testing was promoted by the legislative and medical community following the overwhelmingly positive response from HIV infected pregnant women who were given AZT in the ACTG 076 clinical trials. Pregnant mothers who were given

  • HIV/AIDS Testing: A Wake Up Call Essay

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    “Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome”, was not a well-known disease and infected people by that disease were not quarantined, because of lack of information about the disease. The medical scholars explained that AIDS is the culmination of the virus onset, HIV, “human immunodeficiency virus”. Currently, the infected people with complications, emaciation, diarrhea, tuberculosis, cancer, fever, vomiting, cannot meet together what ever the occasion, birthday party, first communion, wedding. Around the world

  • Understanding Couples Hiv Testing And Counselling Essay

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    Literature Review 1. Overview Couples HIV Testing and Counselling HIV Testing and Counselling HIV antibody tests were first issued by the World Health Organization in 1992 (WHO, 1997), since then with frequent update of recommendations, HIV testing and counselling continue to be the gateway to HIV prevention, essential treatments and cares (Fonner et al., 2012, WHO, 2012b). However, globally not more than half (49%-58%) of people living with HIV knew their serostatus (WHO, 2015b). To address this

  • The Benefits of Introducing at-Home Testing for HIV in Indonesia

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    growth of HIV cases in Indonesia is one of the most rapid ones among the countries in Asia (UNAIDS 2013). Indonesia’s Ministry of Health estimates that more than 500.000 people in Indonesia will become infected with HIV in 2014 unless there is an acceleration of HIV prevention programs (UNICEF Indonesia 2012). In Indonesia, the testing of HIV currently is done in voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) clinics in selected hospitals. The patients are required to visit the clinic to do the testing and counseling

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