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Guidelines for HIV testing and counselling in clinical settings

Guidelines for HIV testing and counselling in clinical settings

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Published by United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National AIDS Control Programme in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementUnited Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National AIDS Control Programme.
ContributionsNational AIDS Control Programme (Tanzania)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2008/00254 (R)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22504079M
ISBN 109789987650668
LC Control Number2008347624
OCLC/WorldCa244701558

  HIV Testing & counselling Topic Old Guidelines New Guidelines HIV Testing Providerinitiated testing and counselling Community-based HIV testing and counselling with linkage to prevention, care and treatment services is recommended, in addition to old guidelines. Couples Voluntary HIV testing and counselling 5.   In the past, HIV infection was regarded as synonymous with AIDS, but the condition is increasingly viewed as a long-term, treatable condition. This article identifies the main changes in diagnosing and treating HIV infection since testing was introduced in the UK 25 years ago. Keywords: HIV, Sexual health, Opt-out testing, Clinical indicator.

  Table 1 shows details of HIV testing in relation to the various clinical diagnoses recorded in the files. Miscarriages were the commonest indication for admission. This group comprised (%) of all admissions, and HIV testing was offered to .   The Philippines has a high burden of TB and HIV, yet the WHO estimates that only 13% of Filipino TB patients know their HIV status. This is partly attributable to the lack of trained HIV counselors and medical technologists (or laboratory technicians) at the primary healthcare level. In Africa where resources and manpower are also scarce, TB/HIV care is already Author: Tyrone Reden L. Sy, Retna Siwi Padmawati, Emmanuel S. Baja, Riris Andono Ahmad.

  The AIDS info fact sheets provide easy-to-understand information on a variety of HIV-related topics. The Basics of HIV Prevention. Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Just Diagnosed: Next Steps After Testing Positive for HIV. When to Start Antiretroviral Therapy.   In addition to recommending that routine HIV testing in medical settings be expanded to reach new groups of patients, the World Health Organization’s new guidance on HIV testing also recommends the delivery of HIV testing by non-medical ‘lay providers’, often in community settings. The guidance urges planners to make careful, strategic choices about .


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HIV testing and counselling in prisons and other closed settings 19 November ; Clinical guidelines for withdrawal management and treatment of drug dependence in closed settings 3 August ; Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes in the health sector Tool to improve responsiveness to women's needs 31 July Guidelines for Counselling Children who are Infected with HIV or Affected by HIV and AIDS.

This is a training guide for counsellors who deal with testing and counselling HIV positive children. There is a strong emphasis on dealing with the various psychosocial responses as well as disclosure issues. Counselling in HIV and AIDS has become a core element in a holistic model of health care, in which psychological issues are recognised as integral to patient management.

HIV and AIDS counselling has two general aims: (1) the prevention of HIV transmission and (2) the support of those affected directly and indirectly by by: The testing strategy shown in Fig. should be used for HIV testing in low prevalence settings, that is, with an HIV prevalence of.

These guidelines and recommendations are intended for clinicians, public health professionals, program managers in clinical and non-clinical settings, persons at risk for HIV infection, and the general public.

HIV testing and counselling Entry point to prevention services Knowledge of serostatus (whether a person is HIV positive) is the key entry point to prevention services in populations at risk, as well as to care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS.

NPIN "This monograph provides guidelines for applying a quality system approach to HIV rapid testing. The quality system is divided into twelve essential elements: Organization and Management, Personnel, Equipment, Purchasing and Inventory, Process Control, Documents and Records, Information Management, Occurrence Management, Assessment, Process.

national consolidated guidelines for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission 1 OF HIV (PMTCT) AND THE MANAGEMENT OF HIV IN CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS I am proud to present the new consolidated guidelines for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and management of.

Counselling in HIV and AIDS has become a core element in a holistic model of health care, in which psychological issues are recognised as integral to patient management. HIV and AIDS counselling has two general aims: (1) the prevention of HIV transmission and (2) the support of those affected directly and indirectly by HIV.

It is vital that HIV counselling should Cited by: HIV testing is recommended as part of routine care for all youths and adults aged 13 to 64 years in all clinical settings, with subsequent testing based on risks.

46 Testing for HIV infection is routinely performed in children who are older than 18 months of age and in youths using the HIV enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) or rapid test.

National Guidelines for HIV Testing and Counselling in Kenya iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The publication of the National Guidelines for HIV Testing and Counselling in Kenya is the result of determined efforts from many individuals and organisations that developed, edited, reviewed, and provided support for the production of this document.

Testing algorithms for the use of rapid tests and current WHO recommendations are presented. Although rapid HIV tests have been developed which use saliva and urine, this document concentrates on tests involving the use of whole blood, serum or plasma.

These guidelines are aimed at testing and counselling services in resource- constrained settings. The purpose of this CDC Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing manual is to provide guidance for hepatitis C counseling and testing of individuals born during – The guide was used in draft form as part of a field assessment conducted among primary care providers, who field tested the manual and providedFile Size: KB.

Sweat M, Gregorich S, Sangiwa G, Furlonge C, Balmer D, Kamenga C, Grinstead O, Coates T. Cost-effectiveness of voluntary HIV-1 counselling and testing in reducing sexual transmission of HIV-1 in Kenya and Tanzania. Lancet ()– Taylor WC. The MoHSW guidelines for HIV Testing and Counselling in Clinical Setting () recommend that counselling, confidentiality and consent remain an integral part of PITC and should be observed in accordance with good clinical practice.

The findings from this study showed that nursing officers recognised the importance of informed choice for Author: Tausi S. Haruna, Evelyne Assenga, Judith Shayo. The document offers practical guidance for clinical indicator condition-guided testing and can contribute to the earlier detection of HIV infected people having clinical indications.

WHO contributed to the development of this guidance, available in. HIV testing and counselling. HIV testing of TB suspects and patients is the gateway to tailored care and support for HIV-infected TB patients, linking prevention activities and adherence support for both HIV and TB.

44 Voluntary knowledge of serostatus reduces risk of HIV acquisition or transmission. 78 The uptake of HIV testing by TB patients. Internationally, sexual health consultations and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing have been offered in workplace settings with some success, albeit with challenges to uptake [11,   Introduction.

WHO guidelines for HIV testing recommend routine provider initiated HIV testing and counselling (PITC) for all patient groups including children presenting to hospital medical wards and outpatient facilities in countries experiencing generalised epidemics.1 Early diagnosis of HIV infection in children is important as it provides the pathway to appropriate Cited by: 5.

Key Questions for Systematic Review on Impact of Contraceptive Counseling in Clinical Settings Key question no. Question 1 Is there a relationship between counseling and improved long-term.

family planning counselling, HIV testing and counselling, documentation and referral, among others. Content for each session is based on existing Kenya’s Ministries of Health national trainings and guidelines which outline specific information necessary for effective integration of services.

Mentors must have these documents availableFile Size: KB.Ross J, Ison C, Carder C, Lewis D, Mercey D, Young H. Sexually transmitted infections: UK national screening and testing guidelines. London: The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Clinical Effectiveness Group, [Accessed 27 February ].Introduction Although current data projects South Africa potentially meeting the UN target to test 90% of all people living with HIV bylinking them to HIV care remains a big challenge.

In an effort to increase linkage to care (LTC) of HIV positive clients an innovative collaborative intervention between two non-governmental organisations was developed and implemented Author: Simukai Shamu, Jean Slabbert, Geoffrey Guloba, Dalene Blom, Sikhulile Khupakonke, Nomea Masihleho, J.