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Also ironically we save millions globally ...
Also ironically we save millions globally but loose thousands to HIV nationally" said Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS Society of India (ASI).
has now rectified its strategy and decided to provide best available ART to pregnant women now" added Dr Gilada
Data shows that only 56% of sex workers are reached with HIV prevention program, 38% of them identify correct ways of prevention methods, yet most intervention programs are scrapped. 'Test and Treat', Treatment as Prevention (TasP) and Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP) for all, Post-Exposure Prophylaxis(PEP) also for the victims of sexual assaults are some of the evidence-backed approaches where we should not delay to maximize public health outcomes" said Dr Ishwar Gilada
, who is also one of the first clinicians to come forward for HIV care when first case got diagnosed in India.
For this, the Indian Pharma must be lauded for saving millions" said Dr Gilada
We are facing an extremely challenging situation with Multi-drug resistant and extremely drug resistant (MDR/XDR) Tuberculosis and HIV, Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS), Lipodystrophy- as most patients in public sector were on stavudine (d4T) based ART, HIV and aging, marriages/ alliances among HIV+ve people, several eligible bachelors among generation-next who are infected from failed PMTCT or were born before it was in place, generic CD4 and viral load kits on lines of generic ARVs - which can reduce follow-up costs.
"From disease of young population it is moving towards issues of aging with HIV.
Many age-associated diseases are more common in HIV patients than in age-matched uninfected persons.
They include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, bone fractures and osteopenia, Liver failure, Kidney failure, Frailty, illnesses of degrading immunity and neurological diseases" said Dr Gilada
Later Hepatitis-B and C programmes can be combined" added Dr Gilada
To end AIDS by 2030, the world surely needs more effective tools, but this is No Excuse not to optimally utilize existing evidence-based proven strategies to progress faster towards ending AIDS.
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Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS Society of India (ASI).
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Dr Ishwar Gilada, Consultant in HIV/Aids and Honorary Secretary, People's Health Organization and Aids Society of India, said: "I am in favor of a pre-marriage complete medical check-up rather than only an HIV test.
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Bio-data:- Dr. Ishwar Gilada is Secretary General of Peoples Health Organization (India), the first NGO that raised alarm against AIDS in India and the AIDS Society of India.
has come a long way in bringing India on AIDS control map of the world, carrying out social reforms through medical profession by tackling sensitive issues like prostitution and sexuality.
However, the treatment, which can prove ...
However, the treatment, which can prove to be life-saving for victims of sexual assault, is neither mandated nor is provided in India due to lack of awareness, AIDS Society of India (ASI) President Dr Ishwar Gilada told PTI.
"In cases of rape, along with legal aid a treatment of post-exposure prophylaxis should be immediately given to sexual assault victims.
This will cut down the chances of infection to 100 per cent," Gilada
This is a short term, inexpensive and an anti-retroviral treatment (ART) which can prove effective if started within eight hours of the rape incident," Gilada
The initiative to administer this treatment should be taken by the relatives of the victim and also the law enforcement agencies which usually focus mainly on the crime angle, he
Dr Ishwar Gilada, President ...
Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS Society of India and Chair of the 8th National conference of AIDS Society of India (ASICON 2015) opening in Mumbai this week (October 30-November 1, 2015) said that, "Test and treat strategy, treatment as prevention (TasP), PrEP, post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for the victims of sexual assaults, are some of the evidence-backed approaches where India should not delay to further fortify its programmatic approaches so as to maximize public health outcomes.