Navigation Links
People Affected By HIV Positive Urge For Better Treatment Access

People affected by HIV positive expressed their dissent that only five percent can have to the antiretroviral treatment (ART) and urged// that the present scenario must change and pave way to make the treatment widely available to all.

"Only five percent of the estimated 5.1 million HIV/AIDS infected people in India are able to access the ART treatment, which is being slowly scaled up," Colin Gonsalves, founder director of Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), told reporters here.

Striving to raise awareness about the continuing discrimination and stigma faced by people living with HIV/AIDS, the network's bimonthly magazine focuses on the lacunae in the legal system in its latest issue.

Jahnavi Goswami of the Assam Positive People's Network, Hari Singh of Delhi-based Love Life Society and Pawan Kumar of the Uttar Pradesh Network of Positive People also highlighted the paucity of medication available to them.

"With people from neighbouring districts and cities trying to access the limited supplies of medications whether in Delhi or Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, many of us do not get our regular course of medications," said Singh.

"This has left us vulnerable as even a day's miss weakens the immune system, while long gaps strengthen resistance to the ART drugs," he added.

Goswami said that in the 12 years of being diagnosed as HIV positive, a nutritive diet has helped her keep fit.

--Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Bad News for Short People
2. New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
3. Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking
4. More People Seeking Treatment for Depression
5. Pain Common in People with MS
6. People with skin cancer at higher risk for other types
7. Laser Therapy Found To Help People Quit Smoking
8. Pomegranate Juice May Be The Next Best Thing For People With Heart Disease
9. New Treatment For People Allergic To Cats
10. People who fight wars may be at high risk of cardiovascular disease
11. People suffering from Alzheimer’s: can they take decisions about their treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/29/2016)... City, Missouri (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... traditional crutches which put pressure on the armpits, the M+D Crutch evenly distributes body ... strain on their wrists and hands when using the crutches than with other crutches. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), is pleased to announce the launch of the ... nutritional articles, recipes, and more. The purpose of the GFCP Scoop ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 29, 2016 , ... Dr. Robert Mondavi, one of the dentists in ... is a fast-growing field as more patients are discovering the many different ways they ... the options currently available to them and which ones might work for their smiles. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Reltok Nasal Products proudly announces ... the head and neck/ear, nose and throat specialty, has added the KOTLER NASAL AIRWAY™ ... NASAL AIRWAY™ is a newly patented safety device secured by nasal surgeons onto ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... of a growth round of funding led by Eastside Partners, with participation from ... company’s rapidly growing customer base and accelerate its technology and product roadmap. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/29/2016)... Glycotope GmbH, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology ... appointment of Dr. Alfredo Zurlo as Chief ... with many years clinical experience and a proven track ... role was at Mologen AG where he was Chief ... Dr. Zurlo held various positions at F Hoffmann La ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... NEW YORK , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... will notably complement the company,s valve repair and ... the move also places Abbott more firmly into ... one of the fastest growing device areas, with ... to its recent report,  Advanced Remote Patient ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016 ... Phillips und Stephen Schmidt ... ArisGlobal®, ein führender Anbieter cloudbasierter Softwarelösungen ... bekannt, dass neue Führungskräfte zum Team Sicherheit ... die vielfältige Erfahrungen mitbringen.  Dies wird die ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: