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Author Topic: Re-Think on HIV treatment Patient FIRST  (Read 589 times)

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Offline Theyer

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Re-Think on HIV treatment Patient FIRST
« on: March 03, 2014, 03:22:29 AM »
www.thegayuk.com/magarine/4574334751/NEWS-A-Re-Think-Of-HIV-And-Its- Treatment/763591

The Link takes you to the front page scroll down to FEATURE with picture off cells
« Last Edit: March 03, 2014, 03:24:30 AM by Theyer »
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Re: Re-Think on HIV treatment Patient FIRST
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2014, 11:30:33 AM »
direct link to article
http://www.thegayuk.com/magazine/4574334751/NEWS-A-Re-Think-Of-HIV-And-Its-Treatment/7635391

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While we are seeing what feels like an ever increasing reduction in support for LGBT across the world, and something of a religious backlash underway in so-called civilised societies,
that's a bit of hyperbole. While the issues in Uganda, Russia and Arizona are very troubling, same-sex employment protections and marriage are sweeping America.

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This is so that treatment is seen as a benefit to the individual, and not to aid anyone else or further their agenda.
that's a noble cause but clearly impractical to ever implement in a society using money. There are issues of funding, limited resources, the cost of treating a patient, and the overhead for running a clinic, doctor office, pharmacy, etc. I'm not saying that solutions can't be found to some of these issues; but I'm not so bleeding-heart-libel to understand that it costs someone to treat patients and it's not just political reasons why people don't receive proper treatment.
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


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