Navigation Links
Late Diagnoses of HIV Infected Children is No Child’s Play, Survey Reveal

There has been a lot of talk about improving HIV detection and treatment; unfortunately most endeavors for remedy target adults. Children are at the wrong end of the stick, a news study has shown. //

A study undertaken to find out the challenges to HIV care for children in India, has revealed that most children are diagnosed only when they are 30 months or more. Avina Sarna from the Population Council of India, in association with the Social Awareness Services Organization (SASO), surveyed the status of children in three states in India- Manipur, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. These states contain a large number of HIV infected children.

Nearly 80,000 new born suffer HIV. The survey revealed that only one-fifth of the children were diagnosed with HIV before they turned 18 months. Most children were detected with HIV between 30 and 60 months and the rest were tested only after 60 months. 44% of caregivers confirmed they have stuck to the prescribed medicines and one-third of them were well informed about the modes of transmission. The remaining lot appeared to be guessing between medications, mosquito bites and eating out as possible modes of HIV transmission. 50% of the caregivers expressed problems in getting their children to consume the medicines due to difficulty in swallowing, dosage problems if the tablets are broken etc.

India's pediatric HIV programme has received a shot in the arm from Naco, which is getting 19 Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction machines (PCR). These machines can precisely find out the presence of HIV in children below 13 years of age.
SAV/L
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. High Resolution CT Accurately Diagnoses Shin Splints
2. Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey
3. More Married Women In India Are Getting Infected By HIV
4. Panic In Russia Over HIV Infected Blood
5. HIV Infected Libyan Children, Jetted To France For Treatment
6. HIV Infected Body Parts Stolen: Biomedical Tissue Services To Face Legal Action
7. Healthy, Bird Flu Infected Chickens In Chinese Markets
8. Equal Rights for HIV Infected Workers
9. Bacteria Infected Sausage
10. Cholera Outbreak in Angola: 652 Infected and 22 Dead
11. Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Late Diagnoses HIV Infected Children Child Play Survey Reveal

(Date:8/21/2014)... B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions ... to lead a national Chief Nurse Executive ... in Valdosta, GA. The top executive search firm ... recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. ... organization headquartered in Valdosta, GA., and its four campuses ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... August 21, 2014 Denver marketing ... Sponsor for the American Lung Association in Colorado’s 2014 ... to welcome Webolutions as a sponsor,” said Curt Huber, ... and Executive Director, American Lung Association in Colorado, “and ... table in this role they’ve defined.” , Webolutions has ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... then RN Tracie Crisafulli will soon be very happy and ... Give A Nurse A Break ” contest. She and three ... valued at $5,500, to luxuriate at the world-famous Chocolate Spa® ... Tracie is in her third year working in the ambulatory ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 The Rottenstein Law Group ... 25 years of experience advocating for plaintiffs with claims ... medical devices, announces the launch of its new website, ... who believe they have been harmed by prescription drugs ... about the severe adverse side effects suffered by women ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 Michael E. Steuer , local ... back to the Bluff City with recent philanthropy at local ... in the United States,” says friend and Rabbi David Julian ... programs, such as providing in-house for the needy and teaching ... serving in the local synagogue. And to remain close with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:South Georgia Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nurse Executive 2Health News:South Georgia Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nurse Executive 3Health News:Denver Marketing Agency Webolutions Named Inspirational Sponsor for 2014 Run the ‘Rocks 5K 2Health News:Denver Marketing Agency Webolutions Named Inspirational Sponsor for 2014 Run the ‘Rocks 5K 3Health News:Connecticut Nurse Wins a Sweet Prize from California Casualty 2Health News:Rottenstein Law Group LLP Announces Launch of WeHelpWomen.com 2
... For patients on the waiting list for a kidney transplant, ... of receiving an organ, reports a study in the February ... Dr. Dorry L. Segev of the Johns Hopkins University School ... for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to examine how obesity affects waiting ...
... of Texas Health Science Center at Houston can identify ... provide an early, non-invasive diagnosis of breast cancer, according ... issue of the journal "Cancer Investigation." , The study ... change in the normal type and amount of proteins ...
... PITTSBURGH, Jan. 10 Bayer Corporation,announced today it ... arm,to Bayer USA Foundation (from Bayer Foundation) and, ... four strategic giving areas, while,maintaining the other three., ... global foundations in Bayer,s,corporate social responsibility (CSR) portfolio. ...
... as Victory for Public Health; Progress Needed,in Other Key ... very high and three very low grades in tobacco ... Control 2007 report, which,highlighted significant progress in smoke free ... and control spending, cigarette tax and youth,access. Illinois received ...
... adults and children, the best vegetables are the ones you can,t ... ... Yotta Bar(R),developed by two Michigan parents as a result of struggling to get ... fruit in a low-calorie granola bar with three fruit flavors.,Yotta Bars are now ...
... that causes neurodegenerative disorder called spinal muscular atrophy , , ... was wrong while she was still pregnant with her second ... to one side of her body, leaving her stomach flat. ... was born. "He had a very weak cry, very little ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Extreme obesity affects chances of kidney transplantation 2Health News:UT Health Science Center researchers decoding saliva to detect breast cancer 2Health News:UT Health Science Center researchers decoding saliva to detect breast cancer 3Health News:Bayer Corporation Renames Its U.S. Foundation, Refocuses Charitable Giving Areas 2Health News:Bayer Corporation Renames Its U.S. Foundation, Refocuses Charitable Giving Areas 3Health News:American Lung Association Report Gives Illinois Mixed Grades 2Health News:American Lung Association Report Gives Illinois Mixed Grades 3Health News:Hidden Veggies on the go hits Whole Foods Market(R) in 2008 2Health News:Years-Long Search Unlocks Deadly Genetic Disease 2Health News:Years-Long Search Unlocks Deadly Genetic Disease 3Health News:Years-Long Search Unlocks Deadly Genetic Disease 4
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014  The National Association of Drug Diversion ... by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system in ... Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful PSE sales and ... and make arrests. Data released by NPLEx shows ... blocked the sale of more than 32,105 boxes of ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014  The National Association of Drug ... achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system ... Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales ... offenders and make arrests. Data released by NPLEx ... blocked the sale of more than 32,890 ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: Personal Accident ... and Opportunities to 2018 ... report provides in depth market analysis, information ... and health insurance segment, including: - The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Indiana's Stop-Sale System Achieves Significant Results In Battle Against Meth 2Michigan's Stop-Sale System Achieves Significant Results In Battle Against Meth 2Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 2Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 3Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 4Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 5Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 6Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 7Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 8Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 9Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 10Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 11Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 12Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 13Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 14Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 15Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 16Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 17Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 18Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 19Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 20Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 21Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 22Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 23
... Quest International, Inc., a leading global supplier ... announced the release of the AlphaView® AVC4, a color ... a 30 inch diagonal, 4-megapixel (MP) medical-grade LCD designed ... System (PACS) and radiology, where a high quality and ...
... 17, 2011 Panmira Pharmaceuticals, LLC, today ... executive officer. Until recently, Dr. Kumar served as chief ... transaction with Bristol-Myers Squibb Inc. for the sale of ... his team will oversee efforts on Panmira,s inflammation portfolio, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Quest Introduces Its Next Generation AlphaView 4MP Medical LCD 2
... is the first hernia repair material ... operative contamination of the material. This ... preservative agents, silver carbonate and chlorhexidine ... colonization on the patch for up ...
... in 1958, Bard mesh has become the ... compared. Bard mesh was used by Dr. ... "tension-free" hernia repair many years ago. Lichtenstein ... ideal" substance for permanent reinforcement of hernia ...
... PerFix plug technique, recommended for the ... indirect and direct inguinal hernias, provides ... technique, requiring less overall dissection and ... repair technique. The result is increased ...
... is a compact, highly portable, single wavelength ... integrated StarPulse feature enables the treatment of ... leg and face, and pigmented surface lesions, ... used as a continuous wave laser for ...
Medicine Products: