Posts Tagged “ARVs”

Why Public hospitals have been directed to put HIV patients on a new ARV drug

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Why Public hospitals have been directed to put HIV patients on a new ARV drug

Public hospitals have been directed to put HIV patients on a new ARV drug that is cheaper and safer. The directive is to ensure that the stock of the drugs do not expire unused, the National Aids and STIs Control Programme director, Bartilol Kigen, said yesterday. The government bought the drugs last year but most…

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this is what you are not aware about ARVs

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this is what you are not aware about ARVs

Phenny  Awiti, a mother of two is living with HIV and always share her journey creating awareness about the disease. She has revealed that when she was diagnosed with HIV/AIDs in 2008, she was warned of the side effects of taking ARVs. ”When I started taking ARVs in 2008, I was warned that there are parts…

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Blow for HIV Patients in Kenya

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Blow for HIV Patients in Kenya

There is no ARVs shortage in the country despite a delay in the supply of the essential drugs, health PS Peter Tum said. Tum said the ministry reviews supplies routinely to ensure there is a three-month stock level at all time. In a statement on Monday, Tum said the delay facing supply of 540,730 patients packs…

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