ARVs drugs keep HIV under control, but they don’t stay in your body for a long time, so you have to keep topping them up.If you stop taking your HIV drugs, then your viral load will go up.This means HIV can damage your immune system and that you are more likely to pass HIV on.
Good News To Over 1.5 Million Kenyans Living With HIV After The Government Dispatched Drugs to Counties
There is at last smiles on the faces of Kenyans living with HIV after several months without getting their Anti-retroviral drugs distribution.The drugs have finally been dispatched to 31 counties and 16 others will get theirs on Monday.This comes after their was a shortage of the drugs supply to various parts of the country leaving most worried.
It is a sigh of relief to ten of thousands of beneficiaries of Anti Retro-Viral drugs after KEMSA dispatched the drugs to various hospitals across the country.In a statement to media stations, KEMSA's acting CEO said "We will continue to replenish and distribute to the mapped sites as need arises.
There are many diseases in the world.Some of them are caused by virus, bacteria or fungi.Like HIV virus, it causes AIDs.This disease is very dangerous because it attacks the immune system and make it weak.The virus have different stages which include; window stage, incubation stage, symptomatic stage and full-blown stage.
HIV patients in Kenya are currently at huge risk should the tax standoff between the Kenyan government and the leading ARVs drugs donor in Kenya, the USAID, continue.As reported recently, there is a huge shortage of drugs countrywide hence placing many patients who depend on the drugs daily at great risk.
Health is the most important aspect of life.When one is sick, it is only hopeful that he or she receives the right medication that would make him regain his health.The past few weeks have been hell for people suffering from HIV.However, People Living with HIV/AIDS have a reason to smile after the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) delivered message of hope and relief.
Since covid -19 arrived in our country, we as a nation have been struggling economically something which should be fixed.We have been fighting hard to be able to buy enough vaccination to prevent our country but neglecting the people who are living HIV positive still need us.
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The people who are infected with HIV, their immune system becomes progressively weaker from the HIV infection.The effective use of antiretroviral therapy is the most important intervention in terms of improving longevity and preventing opportunistic infections in patients with (HIV) infection.The therapy should involve combinations of drugs recommended by current guidelines.
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Today angry Mombasa residents living with HIV and commercial sex workers took the streets to demonstrate over delayed or rather shortage of the ARVs, demanding the government to address the issue.They claimed that the shortage has put their lives in danger and at risk of death.This comes just a day after the health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe while appearing before the Senate, told Senate health Committee that a diplomatic issue that caused the shortage of the important drug in the country had been resolved.
Kenya medical supplies authority has today flagged off anti retrovirals and HIV related commodities worth 1.2B.The commodities are expected to reach 31 counties by end of this week.People living with HIV and AIDS will from tomorrow access anti retrovirals drugs at the nearest designated facilities,the ministry of health has said.
HIV drugs ready for dispatchment Persons living with HIV and AIDS in the country who are estimated to be 1.6 million have now a reason to smile after the government through the ministry of health dispatched the vital drugs to 31 counties while 16 others assured to get their stocks by Monday.
HIV and STI are very deadly diseases which go hand in hand.There is no cure for HIV yet.Many people are surviving with taking ARVS after they were tested and were found to be positive.Living with HIV is not a crime but you can as well protect yourself from contracting the disease.Sexual transmitted infections are just opportunistic diseases of HIV which may include TB,candidiasis,herpes zoster,kaposi sacoma and many other diseases.
In Kenya recently things have been tough on everyone but not as tough as for the Hiv and Aids patients who depend on the ARVs to boost their immunity.There has been a shortage of the drug whereby they are given drugs to take them for weeks when intially they were given drugs to take them for months.
Hello, people thank your for clicking this article.now today we are going to focus on Business Daily Newspaper headlines.it had first focused on people living with HIV.It has stated that, on Tuesday 20 of April.peolple living with HIV in Kisumu County demonstrated that the government has not yet released the ARVs.they therefore called an inter government talks between government of Kenya and US to end the impassive that is affecting 12million people under the program of USAID.
Individuals living with HIV in Kisumu on Tuesday, April 20, rioted to show their disappointment over the proceeded with lack of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), expressing it puts them in danger of entrepreneurial infections and other wellbeing hazards.The dissenter, found in face covers, were reciting they need a "full portion", saying that they were presently being offered supplies to last them few days and not as long as a half year like previously.
Corona virus pandemic has brought a lot of challenges in our country Kenya as well as the whole world.Several government sectors have failed to work as usual due to this deadly pandemic.Health sectors are among the most affected government sectors.People living HIV and AIDS faced challenges due to insufficiency or shortage of ARVs.This came about as a result of decline and slow rate of importation of the drugs from abroad due to corona virus pandemic.
Commercial sex workers in Mombasa protested in the streets over the shortage of ARV drugs in the country.They want the government to address this shortage since it's really affecting them and people are also suffering.The HIV infected people who use ARVs have been complaining of the shortage of the drugs in the country since it was reported that people used to get atleast three months doses but now if you're lucky you'll get Two weeks dosage.
In the past few months, Kenyan government has experienced the shortage of Anti-retroviral drugs (ARV).This has caused a very serious alarm to sex workers and people living with the virus.Due to this shortage, Mombasa sex workers and people living with HIV/AIDS has demonstrated in the streets .