TITLE

Coping with HIV in Pakistan

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Contemporary Sexuality;Oct2011, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on efforts to treat and prevent HIV and AIDS in Pakistan, noting how intravenous drug users and migrant workers returning from Arab states have increased concerns of HIV transmission.
ACCESSION #
66901039

 

Related Articles

  • Lost opportunities in HIV prevention: programmes miss places where exposures are highest. Sand√ły, Ingvild F.; Siziya, Seter; Fylkesnes, Knut // BMC Public Health;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p31 

    Background: Efforts at HIV prevention that focus on high risk places might be more effective and less stigmatizing than those targeting high risk groups. The objective of the present study was to assess risk behaviour patterns, signs of current preventive interventions and apparent gaps in...

  • 25 years into AIDS epidemic, HIV prevention remains inadequate. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/15/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1107 

    The article reports on the inadequacy of efforts of health authorities to prevent the transmission of HIV in the U.S. According to public health experts, the development of a vaccine that forbids the infection of AIDS is a scientific challenge since HIV is different from other viruses that...

  • AIDS Legislative Notes. Leonard, Arthur S. // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Oct2004, p205 

    Reports on AIDS legislative developments in the state of California as of October 2004. Creation of a pilot syringe access program to combat the transmission of HIV and other blood-borne diseases; Tentative approval of a bill bringing bathhouses under the jurisdiction of the health department.

  • Almost 30% of US Group in Care for HIV Don't Use Condoms Regularly.  // HIV Treatment ALERTS!;Sep2012, p9 

    The article presents a study that investigates HIV-positive individuals who do not use condoms when having sex and who care in avoiding HIV transmission on partners in the U.S. Researchers did the study on 5411 HIV-positive people with 44 years old average age and had cluster of differentiation...

  • AIDS: After 20 years, complacency. Silversides, Ann // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/18/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 6, p810 

    Reports that people are becoming more complacent about the risk and prevention of HIV, according to the Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Increase in the rate of new HIV infections among gay men in some North American cities; Attribution of this trend to the introduction of...

  • RELATIONSHIP OF PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS TO HIV RISK AMONG HAITIAN WOMEN. Malow, Robert M.; Cassgnol, Theresa; McMohon, Robert; Jennings, Terr E.; Roatta, Victoria G. // AIDS Education & Prevention;Feb2000, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p79 

    This article describes the prevalence of HIV risk behaviors among low-income, Haitian women. It identifies theoretically relevant mediating psychosocial HIV risk predictors, and provides formative data for developing culturally and gender sensitive interventions for this distinctive, high risk,...

  • New York Inmates' HIV Risk Behaviors: The Implications for Prevention Policy and Programs. Mahon, Nancy // American Journal of Public Health;Sep96, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p1211 

    Objectives. The median incidence rate of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) among prisoners is 7 times higher than for the general population. Yet high-risk sexual activity and drug use in US correctional facilities remain unexamined. This study explores inmate perceptions of high-risk...

  • Syringe Prescription to Prevent HIV Infection in Rhode Island: A Case Study. Rich, Josiah D.; Macalino, Grace E.; McKenzie, Michelle; Taylor, Lynn E.; Burris, Scott // American Journal of Public Health;May2001, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p699 

    Because of the illicit nature of drug use, a tremendous amount of mistrust and fear on the part of IDUs often leads to poor interaction with the medical establishment. Prescription of syringes by a physician can serve as a tool for reaching out to a high-risk and often out-of-treatment...

  • HEALTH: AN AIRTIGHT CASE.  // Advocate;4/19/84, Issue 392, p21 

    Focuses on an report of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for proof related to transmission of AIDS in a women of Los Angeles, California by a gay male blood donor.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics