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Community care for people with HIV/AIDS

Andrew Bebbington

Community care for people with HIV/AIDS

a preliminary review of plans, policies and services in LondonBoroughs

by Andrew Bebbington

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Published by University of Kent, Personal Social Services Research Unit in Canterbury .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title: Community care for people with AIDS : a review of plans in London.

StatementA.C. Bebbington, W. Rickard & P.O. Warren.
SeriesDiscussion paper / PSSRU -- 952
ContributionsRickard, Wendy., Warren, Pat, 1940-, PSSRU.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13941054M

Fewer new HIV infections, fewer people with undiagnosed HIV infection, and fewer people with a detectable viral load all mean that the risk of transmission is lower in the community as a whole and that costs associated with HIV care and treatment will be less than they would have been if these adverse outcomes had not been averted. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is defined as an HIV infection with either a CD4 + T cell count below cells per µL or the occurrence of specific diseases associated with HIV infection. In the absence of specific treatment, around half of people infected with HIV develop AIDS within ten years. The most common initial conditions that alert to the presence of AIDS are pneumocystis Causes: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

  The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a federal program designed to help people with HIV get the medical care and other support services they need. Use this search tool from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to find medical providers in your area that participate in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.   What is the HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group? The HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group (HHIAG) offers federal support for state-level efforts to improve rates of sustained virologic suppression among Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees who are living with HIV. Those efforts are guided by teams made up of state public health and Medicaid/CHIP .

The effect of socioeconomic status on the survival of people receiving care for HIV infection in the United States. J Health Care Poor Underserved. ; 16 (4)– [Google Scholar] Dennis AM, Napravnik S, Seña AC, Eron JJ. Late entry to HIV care among Latinos compared with non-Latinos in a . Nkosi's Haven is an NGO in the Johannesburg, South Africa area that offers residential, holistic care and support for mothers and their children whose lives have been impacted by HIV/AIDS. Nkosi's Haven also provides support for orphans, HIV/AIDS affected or not. It aims to improve the productivity of their residents through providing access to medical care, therapy, education and skill Born: Xolani Nkosi, 4 February , Johannesburg, South Africa.


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