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Kenyans living with AIDS welcome launch of new drug to prolong life - Coastweek

Kenyans living with AIDS welcome launch of new drug to prolong lifeCoastweekBy Christine Lagat NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan Dorothy Ogutu has developed a thick skin in the last 14 years she has lived with the AIDS virus thanks to brazen discrimination from a society that associate the disease with pain, death and despair.and more »

Kenya launches generic version of HIV drug - Coastweek;

Kenya launches generic version of HIV drug - Coastweek

CoastweekKenya launches generic version of HIV drugCoastweekDirector of Medical Services in the ministry of health Jackson Kioko said the launch of DTG that has been certified by global regulatory agencies marked a new milestone in the war against HIV/AIDS in Kenya. “The launch of DTG will improve the lives of ...and more »

National HIV Testing Week commences - Red and Black;

National HIV Testing Week commences - Red and Black

Red and BlackNational HIV Testing Week commencesRed and BlackA sign points towards free HIV testing at Advantage in Athens, Georgia on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (Photo/ Emily Haney, emilyhaney.com). Emily Haney. prev. next. Athens-Clarke County is doing its part for National HIV Testing Week. On June 27 ...and more »

HIV Diagnostics Market – Future Trends, Industry Insights, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017–2025 - Medgadget (blog)

HIV Diagnostics Market – Future Trends, Industry Insights, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017–2025Medgadget (blog)Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). As the name suggest, HIV diagnosis tests are carried out to detect the presence of the virus. The HIV diagnosis can be done by blood test, saliva test, viral ...and more »

Women constitute more than half of people living with HIV in Kenya - The Standard;

Women constitute more than half of people living with HIV in Kenya - The Standard

The StandardWomen constitute more than half of people living with HIV in KenyaThe StandardSince the start of the global HIV epidemic, young women and adolescent girls more so in rural areas are the ones who have been mostly affected by HIV because of their unequal cultural, social and economic status in society. According to the National ...and more »

St. Louis resident with HIV says people should get tested - Bradenton Herald

St. Louis resident with HIV says people should get testedBradenton HeraldThe walls of Johnnie Jones' apartment in Florissant display framed articles about former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, as well as photos of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. They also hold a photo of Jones, 51, with relatives and ...and more »

Kenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current Aids drug - Chronicle;

Kenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current Aids drug - Chronicle

ChronicleKenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current Aids drugChronicleNairobi – Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said on Wednesday. Kenya's government and the global health initiative Unitaid announced that the East ...and more »

Kenya launches the first generic ARVs - KDRTV;

Kenya launches the first generic ARVs - KDRTV

KDRTVKenya launches the first generic ARVsKDRTVFrom left, Kenya Medical supplies Authority Chief Executive Officer Dr.John Munyu lights a candle from Ministry Of Health Deputy Director of Medical Services Dr. Jackson Kioko (right) with National AIDS and STI Control Program Head Dr. Martin Sirengo ...and more »

It's a boost against HIV - Daily Nation

It's a boost against HIVDaily NationOurs will be the first African country to roll out the generic version of the drug known as Dolutegravir (DTG). Advertisement. By EDITORIAL More by this Author. The news of the introduction of two new drugs to boost the war on HIV/Aids is heartening ...and more »

New Atlanta map reveals severity of HIV epidemic - atlantadailyworld;

New Atlanta map reveals severity of HIV epidemic - atlantadailyworld

atlantadailyworldNew Atlanta map reveals severity of HIV epidemicatlantadailyworldSeventy percent of the people living with diagnosed HIV in 2014 were African American. And according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 51 Georgians will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime. The HIV/AIDS rate in certain parts ...and more »

Kenya to introduce new generic AIDS drug as fist country in Africa - Medafrica Times;

Kenya to introduce new generic AIDS drug as fist country in Africa - Medafrica Times

Medafrica TimesKenya to introduce new generic AIDS drug as fist country in AfricaMedafrica TimesKenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of people living with HIV, Kenya's government and the global health initiative UNITAID on Wednesday announced. The East ...and more »

World's Most Effective HIV Drug Rolled Out In Africa In Generic Version - Intellectual Property Watch;

World's Most Effective HIV Drug Rolled Out In Africa In Generic Version - Intellectual Property Watch

Intellectual Property WatchWorld's Most Effective HIV Drug Rolled Out In Africa In Generic VersionIntellectual Property WatchIP-Watch and its Global Health Policy News are non-profit independent news services and depend on subscriptions. To access all of our content, please subscribe now. You may also offer additional support with your subscription, or donate. NAIROBI, Kenya ...and more »

Kenya Is 1st African Country To Use New Generic HIV/AIDS Drug - Face2Face Africa;

Kenya Is 1st African Country To Use New Generic HIV/AIDS Drug - Face2Face Africa

Face2Face AfricaKenya Is 1st African Country To Use New Generic HIV/AIDS DrugFace2Face AfricaKenya is the first African country to use a new generic HIV/AIDS drug that has shown to improve and prolong the lives of people living with the killer virus. FOLLOW US; Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn · Instagram. The drug, which is a generic version of ...and more »

Gov't unveils a new, effective and cheaper ARV - AppsforPCdaily

Gov't unveils a new, effective and cheaper ARVAppsforPCdailyKenya is the first country in Africa to introduce Dolutegravir (DTG) which is the anti-retro-viral drug of choice for those living with HIV/AIDS in most of the developed countries. While rolling out the new drugs in capital Nairobi to be distributed ...and more »

Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic version of latest AIDS drug that can prolong lives - MTNV

Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic version of latest AIDS drug that can prolong livesMTNVCivil rights activists march in Durban, South Africa, Monday, July 18, 2016, at the start of the 21st World Aids Conference. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters Monday that the gains the world has made against AIDS are “inadequate and ...and more »

HIV : Unitaid to roll out generic of latest AIDS drug in Nigeria - Pulse Nigeria

HIV : Unitaid to roll out generic of latest AIDS drug in NigeriaPulse NigeriaUNAIDS aims for 90 per cent of people diagnosed with HIV to receive antiretroviral treatment by 2020. Published: 28.06.2017; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · HIV/AIDS play. HIV/AIDS. (Citizen TV) ...and more »