Navigation Links
Washington DC Residents To Be Tested For HIV

According to a report of the Washington Post, the department of health of Washington, D.C.//, on Tuesday is planning to launch a campaign to subject every district resident, between 14years and 84years, to a test, to detect the presence of HIV antibodies.

The launching of the campaign, to be named “Come Together D.C. Get Screened for HIV,” will coincide with the 12th annual National HIV Testing Day.

Gregg Pane, the director of the. Health department said that, 80,000 free rapid HIV tests will be distributed at no cost, to area hospital emergency departments, doctor’s offices, community health programs, detoxification centers, substance abuse centers, and sexually transmitted disease clinics.

The city will spend about $8 million for the project. In addition to the rapid HIV tests, counselling and medical referrals, to those who test positive for HIV infection ,are to be included.

District health officials are hoping that the campaign will help to make HIV antibody testing a part of the regular medical care in the district, which ‘boasts’ of highest HIV prevalence rates in the country.

A report, released by the D.C.based Apple seed Center for Law and Justice in August 2005, points out that the city’s reaction to the AIDS pandemic has been rather inadequate.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Gorilla Dies during Heart Surgery at Washington Zoo
2. Free Condoms Distribution to Prevent HIV in Washington
3. Time For Jodhpur Residents To Have A Health Check: New Hospital Coming Up
4. San Francisco Mayor Proposes An Alternate Plan For The Uninsured City Residents
5. Bhopal Residents Relish Chicken despite Bird Flu Scare
6. Nursing Home Residents Receive Appropriate Emergency Care Despite Poor Funds
7. Residents Doctors Call Off Strike In Rajasthan
8. New Program Reduces Nursing Home Residents Out Of Emergency Care
9. Residents Doctors Hold Candle Light Procession
10. Free Medical Care for Residents of San Francisco
11. Improving Vitamin D Levels in Aged Care Residents
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Jusino Insurance ... to communities in the greater Chicago metropolitan area, is embarking on a charity ... youth in Chicago. , Founded in 1897, Hephzibah Children’s Association is one of ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... business owners in the Houston area with access to asset protection and financial ... regional charity event aimed at improving the lives of children with cancer and ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s ... as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida, Whipple & Company ... optimized benefit packages that strengthen the relationship between employer and employee. , “We ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... ... Despite its pervasiveness, many physicians are unfamiliar with how best to treat ... practice. Now, however, a timely review has been published in the Journal of ... NeuP and educating preclinical scientists on its diagnosis and choice of treatment. , The ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) , ... June 22, 2017 , ... ... occupational therapist Nira Rittenberg to a correspondent concerned about an apparent lack of oral ... Ms. Rittenberg, who specializes in geriatrics and dementia-related matters, suggests a number of steps, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/7/2017)... DUBLIN , June 7, 2017 Endo ... on June 7, 2017, the Hon. Joseph R. ... District of West Virginia , entered ... Systems, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (the ... filed MDL cases to provide expert disclosures on specific ...
(Date:6/5/2017)... June 5, 2017 Kohll,s Pharmacy & Homecare is the ... the United States . The Raizer is a simple ... person up to an almost-standing position within a ... by one assistant and does not require any ... that a child can operate it, and lightweight ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital health ... it will be presenting at the 7th annual LD Micro Invitational ... Raphael , CEO, of DarioHealth will be giving the presentation and ... June 6th & 7th, 2017 at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air ... space. About LD Micro LD ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: