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HIV Prevention in Family Medicine

In family medicine, HIV prevention is a vital aspect of comprehensive healthcare. Family physicians play a crucial role in promoting awareness and providing education about HIV transmission and risk factors to individuals and families. They offer counseling and support for safer sexual practices, including the use of condoms and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as well as encourage regular HIV testing and screenings for those at risk. Family medicine practitioners also advocate for vaccination against HIV-related infections like hepatitis B, and they engage in the early detection and management of HIV cases, aiming to reduce transmission rates and improve the overall health of their patients.

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Dr. Ravindran Gherard

Professor and HOD of Family medicine, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

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  • 22th-September-2023, TIME : 06:00PM - 07:00PM
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In family medicine, HIV prevention is a vital aspect of comprehensive healthcare. Family physicians play a crucial role in promoting awareness and providing education about HIV transmission and risk factors to individuals and families. They offer counseling and support for safer sexual practices, including the use of condoms and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as well as encourage regular HIV testing and screenings for those at risk. Family medicine practitioners also advocate for vaccination against HIV-related infections like hepatitis B, and they engage in the early detection and management of HIV cases, aiming to reduce transmission rates and improve the overall health of their patients.

webinar
Dr. Ravindran Gherard
  • 22th-September-2023, TIME : 06:00PM - 07:00PM
  • 0

In family medicine, HIV prevention is a vital aspect of comprehensive healthcare. Family physicians play a crucial role in promoting awareness and providing education about HIV transmission and risk factors to individuals and families. They offer counseling and support for safer sexual practices, including the use of condoms and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as well as encourage regular HIV testing and screenings for those at risk. Family medicine practitioners also advocate for vaccination against HIV-related infections like hepatitis B, and they engage in the early detection and management of HIV cases, aiming to reduce transmission rates and improve the overall health of their patients.