Connecting local responses around the world
I think one of our greatest achievements in those days there was a meeting with representatives of the internet-community. Me, Tatiana and Alexander …Continue
In medicine, we can spend such a vast proportion of time perceiving those with illnesses as patients, or as statistical numbers that we fail to regard them as individuals. This is particular pertinent to people living with HIV, which are in excess of 30 million; It is such a colossal number it can be hard to comprehend. Despite the wealth of research into prevention and treatment of HIV which has made an undeniable impact on survival of populations, the experience of the individual…Continue
Added by Dr Sima Barmania BMdsci MBBS MPH on December 4, 2011 at 3:51am — No Comments
Are we smart, safe, stupid….mad?????
Thirty years’ experience of HIV and I am hearing and reading the same old insincere language; the same old clichés by the same old top down approach method, sprinkled with the very few HIV positive tokens. Are we smart, safe stupid or what?
For thirty years the population has been hearing about the modes of transmission, the vulnerability factors that fuel the continued spread of HIV and for thirty years the majority of the…Continue
30 years have passed since the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) published its first reported case of AIDS. Since then over 25 million people have died from AIDS and an estimated 33.3 million are living with HIV today.
While tremendous advances have been made in terms of treatment, steering AIDS from what was once a fatal disease to a now chronic one; AIDS is still a global health threat, with many in the developing world unable to access adequate treatment.
Added by Dr Sima Barmania BMdsci MBBS MPH on December 1, 2011 at 8:38pm — No Comments
Меня зовут, Елена. По профессии я
мед.сестра, поэтому о ВИЧ-инфекции имела некоторое представление. В медицинском
училище изучали эту тему, но довольно поверхностно, да ещё и каждые пять лет
повышали квалификацию в стационаре, где я работала хирургической сестрой. Учила
и сдавала экзамены хорошо... Как передаётся вирус, как стерилизуется
инструментарий и тому подобное. Однажды в стационар поступила девушка, 19 лет,
с диагнозом ВИЧ. Помню смотрела и удивлялась,…
Added by Izambaeva Svetlana on December 1, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments