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Author Topic: HIV treatment in Hong Kong  (Read 3358 times)

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Offline philo

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HIV treatment in Hong Kong
« on: June 18, 2007, 08:57:51 AM »
Hi,  I was hoping if someone knows if expatriates can get hiv treatment while living in Hong Kong.  I heard Queen Elizabeth hospital offers care, but I am wondering if it is only for native Hong Kongers or can expats seek treatment?  Anyone with info would be a great help.

Offline xyahka

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Re: HIV treatment in Hong Kong
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2007, 09:55:14 AM »
Hi, i am not very sure of this answer, but i have found a document on internet with an Overview of the HIV/AIDS Situation and the Programmes on its Prevention, Care and Control in Hong Kong

you can check it here

http://www.hivpolicy.org/bib/HPP000668.htm

there is a PDF file with the names of some AIDS Ngos and also mentions a hotline you might call and perhaps they can give you some advice.

Another site i found was this one

UNDP South and Southwest Asia (English)
This web site focuses on HIV and development. This includes HIV vulnerability of migrant workers and prevention of trafficking of women and girls and HIV/AIDS.
E-mail: sonam.yangchen.rana@undp.org
Web site: http://aidsouthasia.undp.org.in


I also found that the Asian Human Rights Comission deals with some cases of Hiv, they could answer some of your questions i think

Asian Human Rights Commission Contact Information

Mailing Information
Asian Human Rights Commission
19/F, Go-Up Commercial Building,
998 Canton Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Phone & Fax Information
Phone: 852-2698 6339
Fax: 852-2698 6367
 

I hope this helps a bit

Juan Carlos
13/03/07 1er diagnóstico /Peso: 79kg
19/04/07 CD4: 494 /CViral: ?? /Peso: 80kg
19/07/07 CD4: 659 /CViral: ?? /Peso: 79.5kg
06/03/08 CD4: 573 (después de meses muy deprimido) /CViral: ?? /Peso: 79kg
17/09/08 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 84Kg
06/02/09 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 85Kg /HCV: Neg /HBV: Neg.
07/03/09 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 87Kg / Gym 3días/semana y Natación 2días/semana.
12/05/09 CD4: 470 /Cviral: ?? /Peso: 87Kg.
08/07/09 CD4: ? /CViral: ? /Peso: 77Kg.
09/12/09 CD4: 510 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg. No medicinas aún
10/01/10 CD4: ? /CViral: ? /Peso: 76Kg.
15/05/10 CD4: 320 /CViral: ? /Peso: 76Kg.
01/02/11 CD4: 291 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg.
05/05/11 CD4: 366 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg.
27/07/11 CD4: 255 /CViral: 138000 /Peso: 78kg.

Disfrutando y aceptando una nueva vida...

Offline mesu

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Re: HIV treatment in Hong Kong
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2007, 08:56:56 AM »
I just got diagnosed and i have made an appointment in kowloon bay clinic. I believe they are for everyone, both HK residents and expats...i m also concerned about finding a support group for expats. I lived in the US in the past, where people are more understanding regarding HIV. Now i am quite worried about finding people with similar background in the support group. i have found a counselling services for expat...it helps a lot.
Jan/Feb 07 - infected :(
Sept3: cd4 162; 13.5% VL 24,000
Oct5: cd4 68 13.6%
Nov6: cd4 205  14.64%
Dec10,07: cd4 188  15.67%  VL: 9900
FEB15,08: cd4 242 18.62%
Mar10/08: cd4 219 15.64%  VL: 7300
May26,08: start Truvada and Sustiva
July 18,08: cd4 255, 18.50%, VL undetectable (<75)
Nov 4,08: cd4 380, 27.14%,
Feb 6,09: cd4 296, 22.7%,
May 26: cd4 351, 27%,
Aug 28: cd4 310, 28%,
Dec 2009: cd4 321, 35.67%,
March 2010: cd4 325, 32%,
June 2010: cd4 385, 29.5%,
Sept 2010: cd4 368, 30.75%,
Feb 2011: cd4 431, 43.1%,
Jun 2011: cd4 433, 30.93%,
Sept 2011: cd4 435,  36 %,
Jan 2012, cd4 467, 33.36%
May 2012: cd4 421, 38.21%,
Sept 2012: cd4 393, 30.23%,
VL: undetectable since July 08

Offline xyahka

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Re: HIV treatment in Hong Kong
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2007, 09:03:07 AM »
Hi, glad you found counselling services for expats, i know how difficult some things are while being expat. Try to get the most help you can, talking to other poz patients is a good way to handle the diagnosis and it will provide you more info about the health care in there. Keep us updated.

hugs,

Juan Carlos
13/03/07 1er diagnóstico /Peso: 79kg
19/04/07 CD4: 494 /CViral: ?? /Peso: 80kg
19/07/07 CD4: 659 /CViral: ?? /Peso: 79.5kg
06/03/08 CD4: 573 (después de meses muy deprimido) /CViral: ?? /Peso: 79kg
17/09/08 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 84Kg
06/02/09 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 85Kg /HCV: Neg /HBV: Neg.
07/03/09 CD4: ?? /CViral: ?? /Peso: 87Kg / Gym 3días/semana y Natación 2días/semana.
12/05/09 CD4: 470 /Cviral: ?? /Peso: 87Kg.
08/07/09 CD4: ? /CViral: ? /Peso: 77Kg.
09/12/09 CD4: 510 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg. No medicinas aún
10/01/10 CD4: ? /CViral: ? /Peso: 76Kg.
15/05/10 CD4: 320 /CViral: ? /Peso: 76Kg.
01/02/11 CD4: 291 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg.
05/05/11 CD4: 366 /CViral: ? /Peso: 78kg.
27/07/11 CD4: 255 /CViral: 138000 /Peso: 78kg.

Disfrutando y aceptando una nueva vida...

 


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