HIV更新重在快速艺术,怀孕和跨性别健康

Heidi Swygard May Update

海蒂swygard,MD,举办一年一度的会议,每年HIV更新的UNC。

400名多名医生谁关爱艾滋病病毒感染者在中心周一,5月7日聚集在北卡罗莱纳州的UNC周五的年度会议HIV临床更新。举办了超过25年,在为期一天的活动旨在武装提供商提供的最新临床最佳实践和研究数据,以提高北卡罗莱纳州的健康的在或感染艾滋病毒的风险。它是共同赞助 UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (Ighid),则 格林斯博罗地区健康教育中心 (AHEC)和 药店的UNC eshelman学校.

“We need to engage everyone, from front desk staff to nurses to social workers to physicians, about a person-centered approach to HIV care,” said 海蒂swygard,MD, a professor in the UNC IGHID 和 the conference’s organizer. “We receive feedback from attendees each year about how they appreciate this multidisciplinary, educational approach.”

其中一个与会者的一年这是 屋大维希耶萨,MD, an infectious diseases specialist at UNC Specialty Care at Smithfield, which is southeast of Raleigh.

“这次会议是有帮助的,总体临床更新,但是特别也适用于我们在约翰斯顿县,我们看到很多是因为新病人,”希耶萨说。 “访问护理是我们的患者最关心的。我的同事和我需要更多地了解哪些资源可供患者通过瑞安怀特程序。让我们ESTA发布会,详细了解,这使我们能够保持那么患者在我们的保健和健康的。“

Although people aged 45-59 make up the majority of people living with HIV in 北卡罗来纳, the majority of new infections are among MSM aged 13-34, said 海蒂swygard,MD, a professor of medicine within the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases.

Although people aged 45-59 make up the majority of people living with HIV in 北卡罗来纳, the majority of new infections are among MSM aged 13-34, said 海蒂swygard,MD, a professor in the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases.

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In 北卡罗来纳, the majority of new HIV infections are among Black men who have sex with men (MSM) who are 13 – 34-years-old. Hot pockets of infections are seen in urban areas where the population is greater, but also in more rural areas where there is a lack of HIV clinicians.

One-third of new HIV infections in NC are diagnosed when a person comes into a county clinic 和 asks for sexually transmitted diseases (STD) testing, Swygard said.

“We then ask if they would also like HIV testing while they are there 和 that is how we discover they are living with the virus,” said Swygard, who treats patients at the UNC传染病诊所 在教堂山和苏醒县一家诊所。 “这是非常重要的,以提供快速治疗,以保持他们的健康。然而,我们发现,我们可以得到,虽然药物,以艾滋病毒携带者迅速,我们有麻烦让人们从事长期护理。我们必须更好地做好体育投注消除障碍,以保留。理想情况下,我们需要弄清楚如何负担得起在每个诊所的专用房间随着文化主管的工作人员谁可以帮助导航患者保险,住房,交通和其他障碍的照顾。“

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孔迈隆,MD, co-leads the HIV Prevention Trials Network, which is involved with two studies testing a long-acting monoclonal antibody infusion to prevent HIV.

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孔迈隆,MD, director of the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases 和 co-principal investigator of the National Institutes of Health-funded HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), spoke about alternatives to pills to prevent HIV. The 抗体介导的预防研究,或放, is investigating long-acting infusions of monoclonal antibodies to prevent HIV infection.