A profile of patients registered at art centre Jayarogya hospital Gwalior, MP, India
Keywords:Integrated Counseling and Testing Centers (ICTC), CSW, OI.
Introduction: An approximately 36.9 million people were living with HIV globally at the end of 2014 with around 2 million new infections in
2014. In this study was arranged in order to understand the clinico-epidemiological profile of patients attending ART centre. Methodology: A
cross sectional study was conducted at an ART center of Gajara Raja Medical College and Jayarogya Hospital Gwalior, Mp, India. The data of
500 patients who is suffered from HIV/AIDS registered at ART centre from 1stAugust, 2014 to 31st July, 2015. Result: In this study total 500
patients, 299(59.80%) were male, 197(39.40%) were female and 4(0.80%) sample are transgender. in this study Out of the total 500 patients,
maximum 178 (35.6%) belonged to 30-39 years of age group. Out of the total 500 patients, 211(42.20%) were unemployed. Integrated
Counseling and Testing Centers (ICTCs), ICTC emerged as being the most common agency to refer HIV-positive patients into ART (67.4%)
followed by private practitioners (13.4%) and government health centers (7.6%). other entry point are self referred like DOTS, STI/RTI etc.
Psychosocial support, prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections (OI) including tuberculosis, and facilitating home based care and
impact mitigation. In this study was significant improvement in CD4 count, body weight after receiving the ART for an average duration 6month.
Conclusion: Building on the experience of past, this phase saw a twin drive to focus on coverage among high-risk groups like commercial sex
workers (CSWs), truck drivers and IDUs as well as to make the programme multisectoral. This resulted in a strongly decentralized programme
with the responsibility of implementation vested with the states as State AIDS Control Societies (SACS) were formed.
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