Advocates in India change focus toward preventing spread of HIV among injection drug users Some HIV/AIDS advocates in India are shifting their approach to fighting the country’s epidemic from promoting condom use and safer-sex practices among commercial sex workers, truck drivers and migrant laborers to largely targeting injection drug users, the AP/International Herald Tribune reports buy viagra . Indian officials estimate that about 100,000 IDUs live in the country, but the United Nations says the number could be as high as one million. About 10 percent of HIV-positive people in India contracted the virus through injection medication use, based on the country’s National Helps Control Firm.
The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free assistance of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2008 Advisory Board Firm and Kaiser Family Basis. All rights reserved.. Advisers to Presidential applicants discuss positions on reimportation, generics, biotechnology medications Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain possess started reviewing their support for prescription drug reimportation in response to recent cases of contaminated medicines and other products from other nations, on Thursday during the annual conference of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association in Washington advisers to the candidates said, D.C., Reuters/Boston Globe reports.