According to a Health Ministry spokesman is voluntary, to more acceptance in the country (Tay, about twice as much for a similar sized sample of the general population blood testing, Channel NewsAsia reports anonymous HIV tests – Over 700 people have anonymous HIV tests, tested HIV positive of which eight were obtained. Most people who come forward for anonymous HIV testing are heterosexual and single. Nine out of 10 are under 40 years old, But the number of people older than 40 the last few months the past few months Channel NewsAsia reports.
Singapore announces plans to make use of rapid HIV tests increaseSingapore’s Ministry of Health announced that it plans to expand the use of rapid HIV testing kits and more hospitals in the country, in Singapore Today has reported. Only three hospitals nationwide HIV testing offer under an anonymous rapid test kit pilot program. Standard HIV blood tests are carried out analyzed analyzed only in approved laboratories for Today. Although rapid – test kits, which will take about $ 50 for each cost and about 20 minutes, , clinics, anonymous tests are only at the three clinics. In the pilot program available.The authors recommend educational programs on vaccinations directed to gastroenterologists who prescribe immunosuppressive drugs.
Over the last five years the problem of vaccine-preventable diseases for patients have been described to IBD , including case reports of fulminant hepatitis and fatal varicella. Although at increased risk for infection at these substances, lot IBD patients are not vaccinated accordingly. Barriers to vaccination of patients described lack of awareness and caring for adverse reactions which indicates that the suppliers non educating appropriately and selected vaccination their immunosuppressed patients, said Francis Farraye, professor of medicine at BUSM and a gastroenterologist at the BMC.