Navigation Links
Strong scientific findings presented at AIDS 2010 point to promise ahead and underscore the need to stay the course
Date:7/23/2010

n a Ukranian jail where he contracted HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis. He survived because he wanted to prove that prisoners are humans who have a right to life, respect, understanding, help and protection.

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak, said there is an urgent need for a comprehensive reform of the criminal justice and prison system to ensure an adequate response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and detainees' human rights. The prevalence of HIV/AIDS and TB in prisons and the measures authorities take to deal with it, impact and often violate detainees' human rights. It is often forgotten that while prisoners are denied their right to liberty, they have not abrogated their other rights, such as the right to health or the right to freedom from cruel and unusual punishment.

For several reasons, prisons are characterized by particularly high HIV prevalence and are conducive to the spread of the epidemic. The transmission of HIV largely is due to risk behaviour and the failure of states to provide harm reduction measures. Evidence-based interventions, such as voluntary HIV testing and counseling and the provision of condoms, needles, syringes and opioid substitution therapy, would provide effective means to contain the spread of HIV. However, locked up behind prison walls, the fate of detainees is largely forgotten by society. The mere fact that about 30 million detainees enter and leave prisons every year highlights that prisoners' health is a pressing public health issue.

Care and Support: Integral to Comprehensive Care

Elizabeth Gwyther (South Africa) of the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of South Africa called for the integration of HIV treatment, care and support programmes to ensure comprehensive HIV care to meet the needs of PLHIV. Gwyther described the experience of PLHIV beginning at the time they present to health care providers, often because of an opportunistic infection, highlighting the compl
'/>"/>

Contact: Regina Aragon
regina.aragon@gmail.com
43-699-172-85713
International AIDS Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Transitions Championship Announces Strongest Field to Date and a Vision Like No Other on the PGA TOUR(R)
2. Express Scripts Reports Strong Fourth Quarter Earnings
3. Rhapsody Integration Engine Sees Strong Customer Adoption
4. GateWay Community College Receives Strong Endorsement for Re-accreditation
5. Promotional Stress Ball Supplier -- StressBallsUK.com Starts 2010 Strongest Ever
6. HealthcareSource Announces New Client Wins: Strong Sales Momentum Driven by Regional and Large Health Systems
7. SXC Health solutions announces Strong fourth quarter and year end financial results
8. Plaque on CT scan is strong predictor of heart disease, worse long-term outcomes
9. Family history is strong predictor of obstructive coronary artery disease using CCTA
10. Long Term Care Insurance Leader Seeks 320 New Agents in 2010, Following Strong 2009 Growth
11. Study shows strong interest in palliative care programs, services and integration vary across nation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... For survivors of severe combat injuries threatening more than ... a good record of safety and effectiveness in avoiding ... Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery , the ... Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). , Experience with multiple limb ... shows good success rates, with no increase in complications ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chlorine helps keep ... more likely to develop eye infections, doctors say. ... as well as blurry vision, said Dr. Sampson Davis, ... in New Jersey. It,s important to understand why ... washes away the outer film layer of the eye ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to ... of Time Magazine titled “From Kim’s Butt to Angelina’s ... Kardashian’s butt is the celebrity feature most requested ... features include Beyoncé’s butt, Jennifer Lawrence’s nose, ... information is based on data collected by an online ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... that two leading pediatricians have joined our network, ... Regina Politis and Dr. Sushma Kaki. Hundreds of ... Medical Group, a comprehensive network of top doctors ... range of specialties. This latest acquisition represents CarePoint ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... D.C. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 New ... in Medicare Part D by a projected $2.9 to ... by the actuarial firm Milliman released today by the ... Part D premiums could increase by as much as ... hepatitis C drugs, including Sovaldi and Olysio. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Good outcomes with multiple limb salvage after severe combat injuries, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2Health News:Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool 2Health News:Celebrity Plastic Surgery: Kim Kardashian’s Butt Tops the List of Celebrity Plastic Surgery Requests 2Health News:Dr. Politis and Dr. Kaki Join CarePoint Health Medical Group 2Health News:Dr. Politis and Dr. Kaki Join CarePoint Health Medical Group 3Health News:New Milliman Study: Hepatitis C Drugs Could Increase Medicare Part D Spending by $2.9 to $5.8 Billion in 2015 2
... NEW YORK, Dec. 6 Informed Medical Communications ... the,bio-pharmaceutical industry, today announced the sale of its ... WA, HealthTalk is a,leading online source of chronic ... audience among patients and caregivers. The,announcement was made ...
... EDITOR,S PICK: Anticancer drugs might be of benefit to ... an inherited blood disorder caused by a genetic mutation ... of the beta-globin chain of hemoglobin (Hb). Red blood ... shape upon deoxygenation and this causes them to get ...
... Videos Created by Hospitals from Around the Country Appeal to the ... First-Ever Contest to Win a Free MRI, MALVERN, Pa., Dec. ... their community, but can,t seem to find the time,now,s your chance ... just,one click of your mouse! The video posting period in Siemens ...
... Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neurochem,(International) Limited (Neurochem), a ... TSX: NRM), announces that the Company has received ... Administration (FDA),that Neurochem,s response to the July 2007 ... eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) for the treatment of,Amyloid A (AA) ...
... Today, the American,Medical Women,s Association (AMWA) announced that ... discuss his plan for health care reform,with thousands ... the,country on December 7., "As women and ... issue of health care is to our country ...
... by St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital scientists offers new ... excess proteins and could lead to new cancer treatments. ... carry out protein disposal, a finding that helps to ... this process. The discovery is important because the newly ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Informed Medical Communications Sells Consumer Internet Division to Revolution Health 2Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 2Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 3Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 4Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 5Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 6Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 7Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 8Health News:JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 6, 2007 9Health News:The Polls are Open! America Votes to Decide Which Hospital is the Most Deserving of Siemens' Newest MRI Technology 2Health News:The Polls are Open! America Votes to Decide Which Hospital is the Most Deserving of Siemens' Newest MRI Technology 3Health News:Neurochem announces eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) receives acknowledgement of complete response and is granted Class 2 review 2Health News:Neurochem announces eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) receives acknowledgement of complete response and is granted Class 2 review 3Health News:AMWA Hosts Health Care Conversation With Congressman Kucinich 2Health News:St. Jude finds mechanism for faulty protein disposal 2Health News:St. Jude finds mechanism for faulty protein disposal 3Health News:St. Jude finds mechanism for faulty protein disposal 4
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... quarter of 2014. Key results include: , Total ... percent product sales growth driven by strong performance across ... (carfilzomib), Prolia ® (denosumab) and XGEVA ® ... to $2.37, driven by higher revenues and a significant ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX) today announced ... of 8,333,333 shares of its common  stock at a price ... common stock was offered by Pfenex. In addition, Pfenex has ... 1,250,000 additional shares of common stock at the initial public ... the NYSE MKT under the symbol "PFNX." ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: ... valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the ... per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income of $94.0 million, ... period a year earlier was $93.3 million, or $0.81 per ... $0.84 per diluted share.  Net sales for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 2Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 4Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 5Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 6Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 7Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 8Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 9Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 10Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 11Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 12Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 13Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 14Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 15Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 16Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 17Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 18Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 19Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 20Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 21Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 22Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 23Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 24Amgen's Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.2 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 25 Percent To $2.37 25Pfenex Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering 2Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 2Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 3Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 4Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 5Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 6Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 7Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 8Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 9Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 10Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong Second Quarter Results 11
... THE WOODLANDS, Texas , Aug. 3 ... LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering breakthrough treatments ... second quarter 2010 financial results on Monday, August 9, ... hold a conference call to discuss its clinical development progress ...
... Aug. 3 Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced positive ... new chemical entity for reducing fibrosis.  Results showed that EXC 001 ... compared to placebo.   , ... In the randomized, double-blind multicenter study ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lexicon to Provide Clinical Pipeline Update and Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results 2Excaliard Announces Positive Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Its Anti-Scarring Drug, EXC 001 2
... is an innovative and efficient inverted ... complements any research facility. Improved mechanics ... offers the TS100 binocular and TS100-F ... comes with a photo port that ...
... imaging camera system designed for scientific ... megapixel digital cameras provides high-resolution, full-color ... on a PC via its Firewire ... previewing capability is accompanied by automatic ...
... color imaging camera system designed for ... performance, megapixel digital cameras provides high-resolution, ... them on a PC via its ... "live" previewing capability is accompanied by ...
... premium photomicrography system that greatly simply ... most difficult specimens. Designed with real life ... solution to the complex problem of fluorescence ... control, the system utilizes special programs designed ...
Medicine Products: