Patient-provider relationships are strained by poor working conditions and rigid application of one-size-fits-all models of care, according to an in-depth investigation of why people with HIV drop out of HIV treatment services in Zambia, recently published in BMJ Global Health.
The United States Congress passed a bill to reauthorize the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and its mandate will be extended through 2023 when President Donald Trump signs the legislation into law, which is expected to happen soon.
Congressman Jair Messias Bolsonaro, 63 years old, was elected on Sunday (28) Brazil’s new president. AIDS activists told the National AIDS Agency what they expect from Bolsonaro in regards to the country’s policy. And they were unanimous: the guarantee of access to antiretroviral provided by the Universal Health System (SUS) and the maintenance of the current AIDS policy.
Just a few medicines are life-saving. Snake bite antivenoms. Antibiotics in specific cases. HIV medicines. And recently, hepatitis C Direct Accion Antivirals. No one could say that, if there is any restriction to any human been in need of any life-saving medicine, it is not a Public Interest Situation. It is not necessary to remember the shocking prices of Hep C medicines IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES.