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HIV and AIDS and its treatment. Information pack : what you should know

KENYA AIDS NGOS CONSORTIUM (KANCO)
2006

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This accessible guide on HIV and AIDS covers all relevant aspects of the disease in simple and straightforward language. Contains essential information on HIV treatment, anti-HIV medications, treatment regimen failure, treatment regimen change, treatment adherence, HIV and pregnancy, HIV prevention, alternative therapies, and nutrition and AIDS. This package is aimed at people living with HIV, and affected families, communities and community care givers

Guidelines on developing consumer information on proper use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine

FALKENBERG,Torkel
HOK, Johanna
SCHONSTROM, Suzanna
2004

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These guidelines offer an overview of the general principles and activities necessary for the development of reliable consumer information about traditional, complementary and alternative medicine. Aimed at governments and other stakeholders, they would also be a useful reference on the information consumers need to guide them when seeking a safe and effective therapy

Ancient remedies, new disease : involving traditional healers in incresing access to AIDS care and prevention in East Africa

KING, Rachel
2002

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This report presents three initiatives, in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, that have used an integrated approach to HIV prevention and treatment, combining traditional and biomedical health systems. In resource poor countries, traditional healers become part of the solution, helping provide a comprehensive response to the challenges of the disease, particularly when provided with adequate training. The report shows that implementation of programmes of this kind at larger scale could have the potential of bringing appropriate AIDS information and effective treatment to isolated communities at little cost

Combined Health Information Database

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)

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Contains more than 104,000 references and abstracts relevant to people with disabilities, the general public, health professionals and health educators. References are contributed by US federal agencies. Topics include arthritis, deafness and other communication disorders, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer's disease. Provides references to journals, articles, reports, videos and links to other organisations that are relevant to developing countries. Easy-to-use, simple or more detailed search facilities are available, with the option to view records in short or long formats. Also includes an educational materials subset of more than 16,000 items in many formats, including brochures, pamphlets, directories, fact sheets and posters

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