International University of Management Certificate in HIV-AIDS Management

International University of Management Certificate in HIV-AIDS Management

What is Certificate in HIV-AIDS Management?

This is a one year course. At the end of the course the trainee should; Understand the role of HIV/AIDS in the development of the organizations goals. Understand the legal provisions that govern HIV/AIDS management.


The HealthHIV HIV Primary Care Training and Certificate ProgramTMprovides medical education and professional development for clinicians to develop new skills and professional competencies to optimize the quality of care to people with HIV.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Institute for HIV management?

The Centre is an independent academic unit for education, research and community service related to HIV and AIDS management in the workplace.

What is HIV and AIDS Counselling and management?

The HIV and AIDS Counselling and Management short course provides you with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the challenging field of HIV and AIDS with the aim to intervene through appropriate counselling or therapy methods and health management.

How do you become an HIV carrier?

A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids, including blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk. The virus can be transmitted only if such HIV-infected fluids enter the bloodstream of another person.

How is Aurum Institute funded?

Aurum has been a leading care and treatment program implementing partner under PEPFAR, funded through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) SA since 2006.

What is a degree in monitoring and evaluation?

The Bachelor of Science in Monitoring and Evaluation (BME) degree programme is designed to meet the growing demand for qualified project monitors and evaluators in various organisations and programmes.

What is the name of the new ARV pill?

Early results from people taking a new antiretroviral medication called lenacapavir are promising. The long-acting drug is still at the research stage, but if the developers are able to pair it effectively with other drugs that also only needs to be taken twice a year, it could revolutionise HIV treatment.

What will happen if I skip my ARV for 2 days?

Missing doses of HIV medicines can reduce their usefulness and increase the possibility of developing drug resistance, which makes certain HIV drugs lose their effectiveness. If you realize you have missed a dose, go ahead and take the medication as soon as you can, then take the next dose at your usual scheduled time.

How long can a person taking ARVs live?

For people who had a CD4 count between 200 and 350 and an undetectable viral load one year after starting treatment, life expectancy was similar to that of people in the general population. Among men, a 35 year old and a 50 year old could expect to live to 78 and 81 years respectively.

What happens when you stop taking ARVs and start again?

¦ Your strain of HIV may become resistant to the ARVs, so even if you decide to take them again at a later stage, they might not work. ¦ If the drugs are stopped, or not taken at the right time each day, the HIV takes advantage of this and starts to make copies of itself again.

Can I infect my partner while on ARVs?

How does being durably undetectable affect my risk of transmitting HIV to a sexual partner? People living with HIV who take antiretroviral medications daily as prescribed and who achieve and then maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting the virus to an HIV-negative partner.

Can I get pregnant while on Arvs?

A Word From Verywell. If you are a woman with HIV and intend to get pregnant, most antiretroviral drugs are considered safe during pregnancy. If you are currently on treatment, you will likely be advised to continue if you become pregnant as long as you have an undetectable viral load.

Do ARV make you gain weight?

Weight gain is a common side effect of antiretroviral therapy (ART). On average, people put on about 4 pounds during the first 2 years of their treatment. Most of that gain happens in the first year.

What are the symptoms of not taking ARVs?

In general, most people who do not use ARVs will slowly develop a weaker immune system. This is shown by a CD4 count that drops. At counts below 200 the risk of serious illnesses increases. Treatment is recommended ion most guidelines before the CD4 count drops below 350.

Can I take ARVs in the morning?

Taking it at night means you are sleeping and avoiding some of the side effects. If you are on a combination that oddest contain efavirenz it should be ok to take int the morning. The important thing is that you continue to take your medication at the same time every day.

Does ARVs make stomach big?

In the early years after highly effective antiretroviral treatment became available (1996-2006), fat loss from the limbs and fat gain in the abdomen were common among people taking antiretroviral treatment. These changes in body fat were known as the lipodystrophy syndrome.