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STD

SG™
    Hiv
STD SG™
Within 3 days after unprotected sex, stop HIV infection with Post-Exposure Prophylaxis treatment
28 days after unprotected sex, accurately detect HIV infection with the 20 minute rapid test
Full & comprehensive sexually transmitted disease testing

Hiv | STD SG™

Summary

Hiv | STD SG™ @std_sg: , Singapore. Private & confidential service.

Advertisement: Come to sunny Singapore to have your testing and treatment. Singapore Ministry of Health registered general practice (GP) clinic:
SHIM CLINIC
STD SG™
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: Hiv | STD SG™
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.

Description

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception (females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing.
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception (females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute HIV rapid test - SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute HIV rapid test - OraQuick®:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.

References


Latest News

Health Care and Speech Differences
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | The ASHA Leader Online
I found the article “Hospital to Pay $70,000 to Patient Denied Interpreter” (February 2015) quite compelling. It particularly reminded me of an experience regarding the importance of effective communication for patients in hospitals, while my father was hospitalized in Florida last year. He has hearing loss and wears hearing aids, but did not require a sign language interpreter. My family and I experienced difficulty understanding crucial information regarding my father’s health from a doctor who had noticeable “speech difference.” (Source: The ASHA Leader Online)

Enrolment trends in a comprehensive HIV programme in rural north-central Nigeria: improved care indices, but declining quality of clinical data over time.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:21:32 +0100 | Pathogens and Global Health
CONCLUSION: Expanded testing in a comprehensive HIV programme in rural Nigeria brought persons to care at earlier stages of illness. Yet, as clinical services expanded, data collection quality declined. The paradox of successful scaling up HIV services but deteriorating quality of data underscores the importance of data management training and quality improvement efforts.

Neurological complications of HIV infection in pre-HAART and HAART era: a retrospective study
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:36:37 +0100 | Journal of Neurology
We describe the outcome of HIV-infected patients followed at a single center for AIDS-related neurological syndromes in the 16 years following the introduction of HAART, and compare the findings with those in patients admitted up to 1996. We have conducted a retrospective study of patients with HIV infection or AIDS (based on WHO criteria and classified according to the 1993 CDC criteria) admitted during 20 years (January 1992 to March 2012) to the Infectious Diseases Unit of the University of Verona for the presence of focal or widespread CNS lesion on neuroimaging. Clinical history, CD4 cell count, HIV-RNA level, neurological examination, imaging, cerebrospinal fluid examination and eventual cerebral biopsy results were reviewed as well as the final neurological diagnosis and the treat...

Liberia: LCM, Citizens Dialogue On TB, HIV
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:57:25 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[NEWS] The Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) in the country has concluded a two-day dialogue with citizens in River Cess County on TB and HIV prioritization. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Liberia: Tuberculosis Incident Rate On Increase in Liberia
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:50:39 +0100 | AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -While all attention has been on the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia, there is increase in other diseases especially in rural counties in the country. To identify priorities for Liberia to effectively respond to TB and HIV in the next three years, the people of River Cess County have concluded a two-day dialogue, as part of an ongoing nationwide consultation organized by the Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) in the country, with support from (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)

National Public Heath Week is April 6-12, 2015: National Themes
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:20:26 +0100 | Dragonfly
This report discusses consumption and the change for this particular study over a period of five years (2007 to 2012).

Uganda: AIDS Commission Launches Resource Center
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:07:19 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Independent (Kampala)] Despite all government interventions into averting HIV/AIDS in the country, Uganda is still rated among the top three countries in Africa with the highest prevalence whereby on a daily basis, close to 380 acquire the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Tanzania: How New Initiative Speeds Up HIV/Aids Battle in Two Regions
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:20:32 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Daily News] WAR against HIV/AIDS is waged worldwide with different stakeholders as well as unequal levels of intervention. Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Health Initiative (AGPAHI) is one of players and Staff Writer DEUS NGOWI who was in the Lake Zone recently writes in regard to efforts undertaken by the nongovernmental organisation... (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Kenya court urges change to law criminalizing women who pass HIV to baby
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:45:18 +0100 | Reuters: Health
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human rights groups have welcomed moves to change a Kenyan law passed to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS, which criminalizes pregnant women who pass HIV/AIDS to their babies, saying it discouraged people from finding out their status. (Source: Reuters: Health)

Kenya: HIV-Aids Stigma 'High' in the Workplace
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:11:11 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[The Star] People living with HIV and Aids are facing increasing hostility in the public and private sectors. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)