PLWH


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PLWH

Abbreviation for persons living with HIV.
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1 million PLWH without similar screening procedures.
Therefore expansion of IPT to all PLWH in SA must be associated with efficient TB screening and monitoring of INH resistance.
As the WHO guidelines recommend symptom screening at every clinic visit, we included all PLWH encounters, including multiple encounters by individual PLWH that occurred during the specified time period.
Data on PLWH were extracted from the TherapyEdge database.
Because risks for depression and suicidal ideation are evident in both older adults and adults with HIV, an important question is whether older PLWH may be particularly vulnerable.
2008) provided the first model of suicidal ideation in older PLWH by proposing that stressors associated with both aging and HIV may contribute collectively to exacerbate one's predisposition to depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide.
The objective was to recognize, understand, and appreciate the cultural factors that influence how Latino PLWH understand and experience HIV/AIDS, health, and illness.
1997b) have shown that PLWH have better access to new treatments and better health outcomes if they are cared for by experienced HIV care providers.
JSI and its partners - Community Catalyst, Health Care for All, the National Council of La Raza, and Northeastern University's Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice - also have extensive experience studying and implementing best practices for culturally competent outreach and enrollment of eligible minority PLWH into new insurance options.
Strengthening advocacy for people with HIV can reduce stigmatization and discrimination key obstacles that stand in the way of PLWH accessing these services and can also overcome the barriers blocking access to consistent medical care and treatment.
to strengthen PLWH community in EECA countries to ensure sustainable, favorable environment in EECA region to achieve universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support, especially for youth, based on international standards of human rights;
In the Ministry of Health of Ukraine there was a briefing on the results of negotiations with international pharmaceutical companies to provide antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS patients with participation of Tatyana Alexandrine, the Chairman of State Service of Ukraine on combating HIV-infection/AIDS and other socially dangerous diseases, Volodymyr Zhovtyak, Head of the Coordination Council of the All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH and Dmytro Pidturkin, adviser of the Minister of Health.