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AIDS Disease Stand For

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European Commission, World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Take a United Stand Against Killer Diseases

Brussels -- Today the European Commission, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announce a common stand against the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in the developing world.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a new agreement with Angola aimed at controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports. "The Obama administration will more than double funding for Angola to combat the disease, from... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Taking a Stand for an AIDS-Free Future

This morning, I took a personal step towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic: I signed The Washington D.C. Declaration , a petition to raise awareness about the great opportunity we have right now to end the epidemic. It was created by some of the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

CDC's stand-can one believe what they say?

Okay Ryan,I really, really want to give up this HIV obsession once and for all. My question for you is...I took your advise, Finally, I called the CDC and they told me that what I thought was a possible exposure to HIV was a "no risk"...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I think it's important that you try your best to trust the CDC's response, but it sounds like not much is going to convince you that you are not infected with HIV. That may be an indication that some psychological factors may be playing a... Read more »

Things standing in my way

6 and a half months ago I had sex with an hiv positive person. I have tested negative today at 6 and a half months, but casting shadows on my happiness are differences of opinion between my doctors. The Infectious disease specialist I saw said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello R/heem,I'm definitely siding with the infectious disease specialist on this one! Maybe not his bedside manner or his recommendation that you have one foot in the loony bin and the other on a banana peel, but as far as his assessment of... Read more »

what does AIDS stand for?

what does the word AIDS stand for?...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
The word AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.... Read more »

Will standing in the cold lower my immune system?

A couple of months ago I had my first labs done. I was diagnosed with HIV in July of this year. My cd4 count was 501 and my VL was 2489. I have a job (that I can't afford to leave) where I stand outside in 30 degree weather all day from morning...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
From an HIV standpoint, you are in very good shape. I can't speak to whether you should stay in this job or not. But I don't see any reason why you can't continue to work.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Posted by Standup2HIV, 1 Reply

I have created a website,, in order to help with HIV awareness. This website, like Stand Up 2 Cancer, was created with the idea that we need to stand up to HIV, begin to promote more friendly awareness, and try to stop this... Read more »

Standing up for the rights for all worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to say that I used to be a worried well, and I used to come to this website and try to get some reassurence that i did not catch HIV, my hearts goes out to the one who do have HIV, but my heart also goes to the Worried Wells, the worry... Read more »

What do these letters stand for on my report?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back my quest lab results and i had other tests done aside from the hiv test but on the invoice, i can read the names of all those test but then there is no test called hiv - i see a row of letters and the price was $319! i dont see the words... Read more »

Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »