Tribal HIV/STD training kit and guide – Clinical Information Toolbox

IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit and guide To help stop the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), the Indian Health Service (IHS) supported the development of a Tribal HIV/STD Training Kit and Policy Guide. The training kit gives tribes and tribal organizations information on how to work with tribal council members, school boards, health directors, and other partnering programs on ways to prevent the transmission of HIV and STDs.The training kit contains … [Read more...]

The OraQuick In-Home HIV Test now FDA Approved

FDA approves 'The OraQuick In-Home HIV Test' The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter home-use rapid HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The OraQuick In-Home HIV Test is designed to allow individuals to collect an oral fluid sample by swabbing the upper and lower … [Read more...]

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