PLWH


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AcronymDefinition
PLWHPeople Living With HIV/AIDS
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Alvaro Alonso, M.D., Ph.D., from Emory University in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the MarketScan Commercial and Medicare databases from 2009 to 2015 to identify 19,798 PLWH and 59,302 age- and sex-matched, uninfected individuals.
With regard to the effect of HIV status in stratified, adjusted analyses, CAP risk tended to be greater among PLWH with current prescribed opioids, especially immunosuppressive opioids, compared with uninfected patients.
As of the end of 2015, an estimated 276,000 PLWH in China were unaware of their status,[35] and China is offtrack for meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets.[36],[37] China must do more to encourage early and frequent HIV testing uptake, and PITC testing strategies in hospital settings need to be urgently reevaluated and improved.
Despite this increased risk of non-AIDS related conditions in treated PLWH, cohort studies have reported improvements in life expectancy in PLWH with some reporting estimates approaching that of the general population.
Kamiar Alaei, co-founders of the Global Health Institute for Health and Human Rights at The State University of New York at Albany, stated that "Discussions about HIV/AIDS should go beyond merely medical ones to involve human rights, access to services, and social support for the PLWH, equity, and equality".
Tahini Tourul Daba, noted in her address to the celebration to the international rights of the treatment of the (PLWH) in the international humanitarian law and human rights, referring that the (my health my right) is one of the supreme rights that the state works for its realization, indicating that the Ministry of Justice has issued the decision No.
Studies have shown that PLWH have more mental health problems than the general population, with a two to five times higher prevalence of depression, anxiety, and suicide, as well as higher harmful substance use (Brandt, 2009; Catalan et al., 2011; Parhami, Fong, Siani, Carlotti & Khanlou, 2013; Sherr, Clucas, Harding, Sibley & Catalan, 2011).
** HIV prevalence is defined based on the number of persons living with diagnosed HIV infection (PLWH) in 2013.
Objective: Health literacy is an important area for interventions aimed at reducing or eliminating the health disparities of people living with HIV (PLWH).
(2006) Outreach: engaging people in HIV care, summary of a HRSA/HAB 2005 consultation on linking PLWH into care.
[1] There are >6.1 million people living with HIV (PLWH) in SA, and the country now has the largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme with >2 million people receiving combination therapy.