People with HIV Must Immediately Take Drugs to Prevent TB, Why?

HIV (Illustration). People with HIV are asked to immediately take medication to prevent TB disease. REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Chairperson of UKK Respirology of the Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDAI), Rina Triasih, said people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are required to take tuberculosis (TB) prevention drugs. The two diseases are interrelated. “TB is the most common … Read more

Australia tests second-generation COVID-19 vaccine technology | Science | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

(Source: University of Queensland) The second-generation COVID-19 vaccine technology researched by scientists from the University of Queensland (Australia) – named Clamp2, has begun to be tested on humans, more than two years after the original technology was scrapped due to a patient testing false positive for HIV. University of Queensland scientists redesigned molecular clamp technology … Read more

Dormant virus in people with HIV wakes up with medicine against parasites

HIV hides in immune cells and remains there in a dormant state A commonly used anti-parasitic drug awakens the virus from a dormant state in people with HIV. Scientists at Erasmus MC discovered this in the first study in which this drug was tested in people living with HIV. “The road to recovery is still … Read more

Injections instead of pills: new HIV treatment being tested in Africa

Long synonymous with rapid deterioration of health followed by death, HIV is now a disease with which we can live normally, or almost. From nine pills a day in the 1990s, the treatment evolved around 2010 to one daily tablet (for the majority of patients) and the pharmaceutical prowess has now resulted in two fortnightly … Read more

Pelangi Maluku Foundation Institute to Handle 20 HIV Cases in 2023 – The Pelangi Maluku Foundation admitted that from January to February 2023, it had handled 20 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / AIDS in Ambon City. “In our institution, we have our own clinic specifically for handling HIV problems, and the data at the clinic, from January to February this year, we found … Read more

Just Two Months, Pelangi Maluku Foundation Handles 20 HIV Cases in Ambon – HIV transmission in Ambon City is rife. In just two months in 2023, the Pelangi Maluku Foundation has handled 20 HIV cases in Ambon. Program staff at the Pelangi Maluku Foundation, Alfin Siahaya, admitted that the 20 cases handled were from January to February 2023. “In our institution, we have our own clinic … Read more

Midwives Have an Important Role in Preventing HIV Transmission from Mother to Child

BASED ON data from the Bandung City Health Service (Dinkes) from 1991 to December 2021 there were 5,843 cases of HIV/AIDS. While the estimated number of people with HIV (ODHIV) is 10,871 cases. This was conveyed by the Chairperson of the Working Group on the Prevention of HIV Transmission from Mother to Child (PPIA) in … Read more

Giving a voice to women living with HIV

One of the most persistent stereotypes about the spread of HIV is that it predominantly affects men, specifically cisgender or transgender men who have sex with men. However, according to UNAIDS, women accounted for 54% of people infected with the virus worldwide in 2021. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Dr. Nadine Kronfli, infectious … Read more