Mon Sep 22 20:10:54 SGT 2014  
    HIV, Singapore
HIV STD TESTING SINGAPORE™
Within 3 days after unprotected sex, stop HIV infection with Post-Exposure Prophylaxis treatment 10 days after unprotected sex, detect HIV infection with the DNA test 28 days after unprotected sex, accurately detect HIV infection with the 20 minute rapid test
Full & comprehensive sexually transmitted disease testing
Males: do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving
Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating

HIV, Singapore | HIV STD TESTING SINGAPORE™

Summary

HIV, Singapore | HIV STD TESTING SINGAPORE™ @beautysingapore_com: HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)

Keywords: Hiv Singapore, Singapore Hiv, Hiv.

Description

Services

HIV is the abbreviation for the human immunodeficiency virus, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Come to sunny Singapore to have your testing and treatment. Singapore Ministry of Health registered general practice (GP) clinic:

SHIM CLINIC
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: HIV, Singapore
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline Event / Available resources
HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo HIV rapid test:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute OraQuick® HIV rapid test:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.

References


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Malawi: Nankhumwa Urges People to Go for HIV Test, Condemns Mchenga Wa Satana
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:40:24 +0100 | AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine
[Malawi News Agency]Mchinji -Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa Saturday challenged people in the country to go for HIV test to successfully fight the HIV and AIDS pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

Georgia’s Female Drug Addicts Face Double Struggle
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:27:33 +0100 | IPS Inter Press Service - Health
By Pavol StracanskyTBILISI, Sep 21 2014 (IPS)Irina was 21 when she first started using drugs. More than 30 years later, having lost her husband, her home and her business to drugs, she is still battling her addiction.But, like almost all female drug addicts in this former Soviet state, she has faced a desperate struggle not only with her drug problem, but with accessing help in the face of institutionalised and systematic discrimination because of her gender.“Georgia’s society is very male-dominated,” she told IPS. “And this is reflected in the attitudes to drugs. It’s as if it’s OK for men to use drugs but not women. For women, the stigma of drug use is massive. There are many women who do not join programmes helping them as they would rather not be seen there.”Women make up...

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:07:52 +0100 | SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated)
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Treatment of severe or progressive Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV-infected adults.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:40:11 +0100 | Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
CONCLUSIONS: The findings from this review suggest that HAART plus chemotherapy may be beneficial in reducing disease progression compared to HAART alone in patients with severe or progressive Kaposi's sarcoma. For patients on HAART, when choosing from different chemotherapy regimens, there was no observed difference between liposomal doxorubicin, liposomal daunorubicin and paclitaxel.

Depression and social support among women living with the substance abuse, violence, and hiv/aids syndemic: a qualitative exploration - Illangasekare SL, Burke JG, Chander G, Gielen AC.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:46:45 +0100 | SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated)
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV), HIV/AIDS, and substance use are described as the SAVA "syndemic" among low-income urban women because of their intersecting and synergistic presence in these women's lives. Depressive symptoms are significantly ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))

Trends in hospital admissions at a Department for Infectious Diseases in Italy from 1995 to 2011 and implications for health policies
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | BioMed Central
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Targeting the C-type Lectins-Mediated Host-Pathogen Interactions with Dextran.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:25:02 +0100 | J Pharm Pharm Sci
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U.N. Urged to Reaffirm Reproductive Rights in Post-2015 Agenda
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:32:25 +0100 | IPS Inter Press Service - Health
Millions of women in Pakistan do not have access to family planning services. Credit: Zofeen Ebrahim/IPSBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Sep 19 2014 (IPS)The U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda has been described as the most far-reaching and comprehensive development-related endeavour ever undertaken by the world body.But where does population, family planning and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) fit into the proposed 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an integral part of that development agenda?"We must continue to fight until every individual, everywhere on this planet, is given the opportunity to live a healthy and sexual reproductive life." -- Purnima Mane, head of Pathfinder InternationalOf the 17, Goal 3 is aimed at “ensuring healthy lives and pro...

Namibia: Rising HIV Infections Threat to Coastal Economy
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:07:50 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Namibian]AT least 1 282 Namibians tested HIV-positive last year in the Erongo region alone, a figure which the Namibia Network of AIDS Service Organisations (Nanaso) says may hurt economic activities in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)