Navigation Links
AIDS Funding Grants Dependant on Tracking Patients' Names Efficiently

The District of Columbia and Maryland may stand to lose heavily in federal AIDS grants if they persist in disallowing local health departments to record identities of people recently diagnosed with HIV infection. //

The two jurisdictions figure among many in the country that collect data about new HIV cases using codes and not names. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a common name-based reporting for all HIV cases, and not particularly AIDS, which is necessary for keeping a track of the epidemic in the United States. This system if implemented will be the basis of disbursement of grants ($2.2billion annually)

This has been the practice for public health departments for many years to keep record of names of people with communicable diseases. This method ensures that the patients are treated in a manner that the infection does not spread to others.

"There is this opportunity to do good of getting people to find out about their HIV status so they can begin treatment if it's appropriate," said Mark Cloutier, executive director of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. The organization however altered its stance against name-based reporting, a couple of month back.

Denise McWilliams of the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, that mainly uses codes, said “some people will be driven away from the system if we cannot guarantee confidentiality. It may be the very people you want to most engage in testing and the health care.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. JCU Gets A$ 3 million Government Funding
2. China to double HIV Prevention Funding to $185M In 2006, 2007
3. Breast Cancer Funding To Be Extended By Another $30 Million: Pharmac
4. Increased Funding For AIDS/HIV Program In Africa
5. WHO: Lives At Risk In Sudan As Diseases Soar, Call for Funding
6. More Funding Needed For Stem Cell Research in India
7. Results of Clinical Trials Vary According to Source of Funding
8. Inadequate Mental Health Fundings, Experts Warn
9. Poor Health Care in Rural Australia,Central Funding Required: Vaile
10. NHS Funding For Continuing Care: Eligibility Criteria Simplified
11. Funding for Machine Delays Cervical Cancer Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/19/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Western University of Health Sciences ... to launch the University’s new Center for Innovation on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. , ... Lecture Hall 1, followed by a technology exhibition from 1 to 3 p.m. showcasing ...
(Date:8/19/2017)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... August 19, 2017 , ... ... with contemporary illustrations of breastfeeding mothers. These illustrations show the diversity ... available in prints in a wide range of sizes. These illustrations are also ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 19, 2017 , ... ... of Thailand presided over the Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Tourism Showcase 2017 ... Mr. Noppadon Pakprot, Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business at TAT said, ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... of “Vision & Hearing,” advocating for active, healthy lifestyles and highlighting the importance ... for individuals with hearing impairments and shares the latest innovations in hearing aid ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Radabaugh ... protection assistance to communities in North-Central West Virginia, is embarking on a cooperative ... boys in the area. , The Chestnut Mountain Ranch (CMR) is a Christ-centered ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/8/2017)... Second-quarter 2017 revenues of $876 million ... continuing operations Second-quarter 2017 ... million Second-quarter 2017 Sterile ... Second-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted earnings ... to $0.93 Second-quarter 2017 ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... , Aug. 7, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ... today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the ... third quarter of 2017. ... on or about October 27, 2017 to stockholders of record ... Future declarations of dividends are subject to approval of the ...
(Date:8/7/2017)...  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation,s largest independent ... 30, 2017.  All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are to the ... Second Quarter 2017 Highlights include: ... increase of 3.5% Total prescriptions dispensed of ... 7.5% versus 7.6% Gross profit per ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: