Welcome to Fitun Warmline
Health care professionals confront many complex questions about HIV treatment and care. In Ethiopia, limited resources, inadequate communication infrastructure, and a lack of continuing education opportunities often prevent health care professionals from staying up-to-date on the latest information about HIV/AIDS.
The FITUN Warmline is a new toll-free telephone information service devoted to answering questions from health care professionals about HIV/AIDS care and treatment. Health care professionals across Ethiopia can use the FITUN Warmline to get quick, accurate, and up-to-date answers to their questions with a single call.
Case report of a 'functional' HIV cure in a child
03 March 2013 (aidmap) - Researchers in the United States today said that they have identified a case of a 'functional' HIV cure in a child infected with HIV who began antiretroviral treatment within days of birth. The child has now been off treatment for over a year, and although HIV DNA has been detected at very low levels in the…
Read more...Survival Gene May Be Key to Controlling HIV and Hepatitis
27 November 2012 (ScienceDaily) - A newly discovered gene that is essential for embryo survival could also hold the key to treating and potentially controlling chronic infections such as HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis. The gene, called Arih2, is fundamental to the function of the immune system -- making critical decisions about whether to switch on the immune response to an…
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