TITLE

Can India avoid being devastated by HIV?

AUTHOR(S)
Ramasundaram, S
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/26/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7331, p182
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Comments on the HIV epidemic in India. Number of HIV-infected people in the country; Need for effective and sustained prevention efforts; Concern that rising HIV rates will fuel the epidemic of tuberculosis; Need for the prevention of unprotected heterosexual intercourse with an infected partner, which is the predominant mode of HIV transmission.
ACCESSION #
6004739

 

Related Articles

  • Agenda.  // Advocate;10/3/95, Issue 691, p11 

    Reports on the number of French vacationers who carry condoms at all times for fear of contracting HIV through casual sex.

  • Cleaner cut? B.A. // Advocate;7/23/2002, Issue 868, p19 

    Analyzes the higher risk of uncircumcised men to HIV infection in the U.S. Components of foreskin of the penis; Explanation for the higher risk of uncircumcised for HIV infection; Call to practice safe sex to prevent HIV infection.

  • HIV rates increase.  // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2002, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p6 

    Reports on the increase in the incidence of HIV in Victoria in 2001. Efforts to urge safe sex practices.

  • Crónicas de São Tomé e Príncipe -- Situação actual do VIH e da tuberculose. Marques, Orlando; Palmer, Ma. Tomé; Gomes, Ma. Quaresma; do Rosário, Alzira; Rompão, Herodes; Duque, Vítor; Cunha, J. Saraiva da; Silvestre, A. Meliço // RPDI - Revista Portuguesa de Doenças Infecciosas;set-dez2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p97 

    We have done an approach to the present health problem in São Tome and Principe, concerning mainly HIV/AIDS. The possibilities ofantiretroviral treatment in the islands are analyzed as well as the serodiagnostic methods performed for the detection of the infection and the programs of...

  • Medical Frontiers. Bauman, Alisa; Metcalf, Eric; Harrar, Sar&iactute; // Prevention;Feb2002, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p153 

    Presents information on medicine and health, including a finding that sexual lubricants may help prevent HIV infection.

  • SINGAPORE. Wockner, Rex // Just Out;12/20/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p20 

    Reports on the dispensing of safe-sex packets to Singaporean men traveling to nations with HIV infection rates.

  • COLLEGE STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF ADVANCES IN HIV TREATMENT AND THE NEED FOR SAFER SEX PRACTICES. Demmer, Craig; Caroleo, Orazio // Psychological Reports;Apr2001, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p431 

    Examines college students' perceptions of what the new HIV treatments mean for them in terms of safer-sex practices. Assessment of whether there was a relationship between their perceptions of HIV treatment advances and of AIDS knowledge; Need for prevention programs to emphasize the...

  • 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...

  • HIV risk factors among patients with tuberculosis--Botswana 1999. Talbot, Elizabeth A.; Kenyon, Thomas A.; Moeti, Themba L.; Hsin, Gary; Dooley, Laura; El-Halabi, Shenaaz; Binkin, Nancy J. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;May2002, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p311 

    To identify factors associated with HIV in Botswana, a standardized questionnaire was administered to 135 tuberculosis patients with known HIV status. HIV-positive patients were more likely than HIV-negative patients to: be female (45% vs 26% (adjusted prevalence odds ratio (aPOR)=3.8, 95%...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics