HIV/AIDS Treatment in Resource Poor Countries: Public Health by Yichen Lu, Max Essex, Chris Chanyasulkit

By Yichen Lu, Max Essex, Chris Chanyasulkit

The publication specializes in HIV/AIDS prevention and remedy concepts in resource-poor settings. individuals contain HIV/AIDS researchers and public healthiness directors from the USA, Africa, China, and Thailand. numerous chapters, written through neighborhood healthiness officers, take an in depth examine AIDS prevention and remedy in China on the neighborhood point. different chapters conceal problems with therapy scale-up, drug resistance, and mother-to-child transmission in Southern Africa and Thailand, and provide classes discovered for researchers in different constructing nations. total the purpose of this e-book is to deliver a number of the most modern matters to the fore, and to foster alternate and collaboration among AIDS researchers in constructing international locations. This e-book grew out of an annual convention held in China and arranged through the Harvard university of Public health and wellbeing, and will almost certainly develop into the 1st quantity of a series.

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Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, 455 1st Avenue #7, New York, NY 10016, USA Q. D. • Y. H. net Y. Lu et al. 1007/978-1-4614-4520-3_2, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013 11 12 Z. Zhou et al. Fig. 1 Geographic distribution of PMTCT project counties. Figure adapted from: Zhou, Z, Meyers, K, Li, X, et al. (2010). Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 using highly active antiretroviral therapy in rural Yunnan, China. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 53(Supplement), S15–S22 (PMTCT) program was piloted in two Yunnan counties.

In addition to selecting geographic sites, we selected specific facilities in which to push services out to the periphery. Specifically, after EGPAF joined the program in 2007, we selected townships with the highest number of cases as focal points in which to invest in the capacity-building of village doctors and township hospitals to identify pregnant women early in gestation, provide basic HIV and PMTCT information, and either provide HIV rapid test to pregnant women in the village, or refer them to the township health center for HIV testing.

Pdf. Accessed August 20, 2012 16. Wang LH, Fang LW, Wang Q et al (2008) The rate and stages of HIV mother to child transmission in some areas of China with relatively high HIV/AIDS prevalence and evaluation of the effectiveness of relevant interventions. Chin J AIDS STD 14(5):435–438 Chapter 3 Antiretroviral Treatment Compliance in the Wenlou Village of Henan Province: A Case Study in Rural China Xiaoduan Cheng Patients, Clinics, and Available ARV Drugs The village clinic is located inside the Wenlou village of the Lugang township in the Shangcai County of the Henan Province.

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