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South Africa: Early Disclosure to Children Could Be Best

Disclosing your child's HIV status to them can be a difficult thing to do for a caregiver, but it's probably the best thing you would have done for them. According to the Wits Institute for Health HIV and Related Diseases, disclosure has incredible benefits.

Published
15 February 2011
From
AllAfrica
NNRTIS and PIs equal in children, trials shows, but PIs may delay need for switch to second-line

Children randomly assigned to receive either a protease inhibitor (PI) or a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) based regimen then switched to second-line at a higher or lower

Published
11 February 2011
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
South Africa: HIV-positive youth find it hard to cope with loss

HIV-POSITIVE youth often find it hard to cope with their condition if they have lost close family due to the infection.

Published
11 February 2011
From
Sowetan
India: HIV test for babies to start early

HIV testing of infants will now take place one month after birth rather than four months, the National AIDS Control Organization has announced.

Published
09 February 2011
From
Times of India
Study suggests why HIV-uninfected babies of mothers with HIV might be more prone to infections

Babies whose mothers have HIV, but who are not HIV-infected themselves, are born with lower levels of specific proteins in their blood called antibodies, which fight infection, compared with babies not exposed to HIV, a new study has found.

Published
08 February 2011
From
Eurekalert
Thai children: Fighting chronic conditions with a laugh

''It takes much more than drugs to treat a child with HIV,'' said Dr Pope Kosalaraksa. ''Providing treatment for children with HIV is about unfolding their inner problems and making them believe they will live, not die.''

Published
08 February 2011
From
Bangkok Post
South Africa: Bereavement Hinders Progress of HIV Positive Youth - AllAfrica.com

HIV-positive youth often find it hard to cope with their condition if they have lost close family due to the infection.

Published
07 February 2011
From
Google Alerts HIV
Vigilance needed over MDR-TB in children, South African doctors warn

South African doctors have found a high prevalence of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis among children receiving care in a Johannesburg hospital, highlighting the need to screen for drug resistance

Published
04 February 2011
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
South Africa: 'HIV testing at schools not for state data'

The Department of Health has stressed that the proposal to test school children for HIV is not aimed at meeting government targets.

Published
03 February 2011
From
Sowetan
US: Pregnancy rates in young HIV-positive women

Young women infected with HIV at birth appear to be significantly less likely to get pregnant compared with those who acquired the virus as a result of risky behavior, according to a retrospective study.

Published
02 February 2011
From
MedPage Today

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